Editor’s observe: This article is part of a sequence reviewing Utah historical past for KSL.com’s Historic segment.
SALT LAKE CITY — Every version of the The Daily Utah Chronicle, University of Utah’s scholar newspaper, for its first 100 years of life is now to be had on-line, including to the rising selection of Utah newspapers digitized to be to be had to the public.
The Chronicle editions added to Utah Digital Newspapers vary from 1892 via 1992. In all, the website online has greater than 2 million pages from newspapers in every single place the state from Beaver to Tremonton.
It permits Utahns a clearer image of ways folks lived all over the overdue 19th century and into the 20th century as they lived it.
Back on Dec. 16, 1892, when the school’s first newspaper ran, University of Utah a 12 months’s tuition used to be $five for citizens and $25 for non-residents, as famous by way of the faculty’s then-acting president Joseph Kingsbury in the paper. In comparability, the U. estimates the value of tuition for Utah citizens all over the 2018-19 faculty 12 months is $eight,382 (plus charges) and $26,298 (plus charges) for out of state scholars.
Courses discussed come with “classical course,” common science, “course in letters,” mining and mining engineering, in keeping with Kingsbury’s put up.
The first version, which used to be 16 pages in duration, integrated native tales — most commonly focused round random rumblings round the faculty — and an article. The sports activities segment is devoted to the U. baseball crew and a matchup in Logan that “won enough glory for themselves and the crimson and silver to last for some time.”
It looked very a lot like a scholar newspaper would glance like now.
There’s additionally some dialogue of nationwide subjects taking place at the time. One article explains the Nicaragua Canal, which in the end used to be canceled. Other local newspapers round the time point out scandal associated with the Panama Canal, a an identical undertaking at the time, used to be in the nationwide information.
Other editions of the newspaper also are to be had with the new addition to the website online. They can be viewed here.
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