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Newspaper The Rock Island Argus (Rock Island, Ill.) 1877-1885 Publisher's box: Daily Argus

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About this Newspaper


  • The Rock Island Argus (Rock Island, Ill.) 1877-1885

Other Title

  • Publisher's box: Daily Argus

Dates of Publication

  • 1877-1885

Created / Published

  • Rock Island, Ill. : [publisher not identified], 1877-1885.
  • Rock Island, Ill. : Milton Jones
  • Rock Island, Ill. : Richardson & Powers
  • Rock Island, Ill. : J.W. Potter


  • -  Rock Island (Ill.)--Newspapers
  • -  Moline (Ill.)--Newspapers
  • -  Rock Island County (Ill.)--Newspapers
  • -  Illinois--Moline
  • -  Illinois--Rock Island
  • -  Illinois--Rock Island County
  • -  United States--Illinois--Rock Island County--Rock Island


  • Newspapers


  • -  Daily (except Sunday and holidays), Aug. 1, 1882-Sept. 30, 1885
  • -  26th year (Mar. 5, 1877)-28th year (Apr. 30, 1879) ; v. 28, no. 165 (May 1, 1879)-v. 33, no. 286 (Sept. 30, 1885).
  • -  "Official paper of Rock Island City and County," May, 12, 1884-Sept. 30, 1885.
  • -  "Only Democratic Daily in the Eleventh Congressional District," May 12, 1884-Sept. 30, 1885.
  • -  Published an "Extra 8 O'Clock p.m." edition, July 26-27, 1877.
  • -  Suspended after July 9, 1882 issue; resumed with Aug. 2, 1882 issue.
  • -  Various volume, numbering, and chronological irregularities.
  • -  Issues have no page numbering.
  • -  Has occasional supplements, including yearly, unpaged supplements containing presidential message, Dec. 7, 1877-Dec. 7, 1880.
  • -  Archived issues are available in digital format from the Library of Congress Chronicling America online collection.
  • -  Argus (Rock Island, Ill.) 2377-7044 (DLC)sn 92053944 (OCoLC)26846578


  • volumes ; illustrations

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Newspaper

Library of Congress Control Number

  • sn92053943

OCLC Number

  • 26846471

ISSN Number

  • 2377-6978

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Chicago citation style:

The Rock Island Argus Rock Island, Ill. -1885. (Rock Island, IL), Jan. 1 1877.

APA citation style:

(1877, January 1) The Rock Island Argus Rock Island, Ill. -1885. Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

The Rock Island Argus Rock Island, Ill. -1885. (Rock Island, IL) 1 Jan. 1877. Retrieved from the Library of Congress,