The Elgin Coin Club publishes the Elgin Coin Club Newsletter once each
month. The Newsletter is the informal mouthpiece of the Elgin Coin
Club.(Click here to go directly to the latest newsletters.)
I, Mike, am in the process of putting the archived 1997 Newsletters online. To complete of the series, I decided to resurrect the archived files, convert the old WordPerfect files to PDFs. and place them online with the others. When I am done you will have a complete run of the current version of the Elgin Coin Club Newsletters available here. I have ran into a snag so I am not sure when I will finish.
The conversion from WordPerfect to PDF is less than perfect. Most of the graphics are missing from the files though most text is there. Click here to see the recovered files. The December issue of each year has an index of stories for that year.
The Newsletter and its
contents are copyrighted but you may use anything in them (accept
as noted below) for non-commercial
use as long as you give credit to the Elgin Coin Club Newsletter.
This blanket permission does not
extend to articles specifically marked as copyrighted by the author
of the article. In the latter case, you
must get explicit written permission from the author either
directly or through the Newsletter to use that
The current editor is Jim Davis.
to contact him directly.
Past editors are
- Mike Metras -- January 1994 - April 2000
- Frank Schlapinski -- May 2000 - December 2004
We can always use new material for publication. Submit all items for publication and all comments to any officer or the editor at any of the following places:
- The club meeting
- P.O. Box 561, South Elgin, IL 60177
The Elgin Coin Club Newsletter
won first place|
in the American Numismatic Association's
Best Local Publications Contest for 1995, 1996, and 1997!
In a return engagement, it
won second place
in the in the same contest for 1999
and third place in 2000!
In each case the awards were for the Newsletters
of the previous year.
To view any of the following Newsletters online, click on the one you want to read.
From August, 2007 forward all newsletters are in DPF format. You must have an Adobe Reader to read them (most of you do). If you do not, you can download one from www.adobe.com.
Newsletters recovered in the fall of 2014
Index to Newsletter articles for November, 1997 to May, 2003. This index needs work - use search on the Works And Words home page for later index searches. For indexes for 1994-1997 see the December issue of each year.
You can get back copies of the Elgin Coin Club Newsletter either
from the editor at the regular
or with a letter to the club post office box.
For a convenient package of many of the feature articles published between 1994 and 2001, see Money Meanderings where you can purchase a copy of the CD-ROM book Money Meanderings: An Introduction to Numismatics. This book contains 86 articles, almost all new graphics, and a bibliography of over 75 resources.
This page was last updated January 2018.
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