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Historic newspaper collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Atlanta History Center
Title: Historic newspaper collection
Dates: 1886-1993
Quantity: 25.0 linear ft. (11 oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS838

Biographical/Historical Note

This newspaper collection is an artificial collection of newspapers by the Atlanta History Center. The collection consists of newspapers from the Atlanta metropolitan area as well as other areas of the United States.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains newspapers that document important historic events and aspects of local, national, and international news. The collection focuses on the following subjects: the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, and special events such as the Civil War Centennial.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged in five series: Series 1, the Spanish-American War; Series 2, World War I; Series 3, World War II; Series 4, Special Edition; and Series 5, Regular Editions.


Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--Newspapers
Spanish-American War, 1898
United States--Centennial celebrations, etc.
United States--History
United States--History--1865-1898
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1939-1945

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Historic newspaper collection, MSS 838, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2013.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


Container List

 

Series 1: Spanish-American War, 1898

Box

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MSS OS Box 1.2411 The Atlanta Journal, February 17, 1898
2 The Atlanta Constitution, March 10, 1898
3 The Atlanta Journal, March 31, 1898
4 The Atlanta Journal, April 11, 21-22, 1898
5 The Atlanta Constitution, April 26, 1898
6 The Baltimore Herald, May 8, 1898
7 The New York World, May 11, 1898
8 The New York Journal, May 11, 14, 1898
9 The Atlanta Journal, May 20, 30, 1898
10 The Atlanta Journal, June 4, 6, 9, 14, 1898
11 The Atlanta Constitution, June 15, 1898
12 The Atlanta Journal, June 21, 24, 1898
13 The Atlanta Journal, July 2, 4, 7, 1898
14 The Atlanta Constitution, July 2-3, 1898
15 The Atlanta Constitution, July 5, 18, 1898
16 The Atlanta Journal, July 8, 14, 18, 1898
17 The Atlanta Journal, December 15-16, 1898
 

Series 2: World War I, 1914-1919

Box

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MSS OS Box 1.2421 The New York Globe, August 1, 1914
2 The New York Sun, August 24, 1914
3 The Atlanta Constitution, August 24, 1914
4 The Atlanta Journal, August 24, 1914
5 The Atlanta Constitution, November 2, 1914
6 The Atlanta Constitution, November 3, 1914
7 The New York Times, November 13, 1914
8 The Atlanta Constitution, January 20, 1915
9 The New York Times, March 7, 1915
10 The Atlanta Journal, May 7, 1915
11 The New York Times, May 9, 1915
12 The New York Times, May 10, 1915
13 The Atlanta Journal, May 24, 1915
14 The Atlanta Constitution, August 6, 1915
15 The Atlanta Journal, September 1, 1915
16 The Atlanta Journal, September 28, 1915
17 The New York Times, January 1, 1916
18 The New York Times, January 12, 1916
19 The Atlanta Journal, March 9, 1916
20 The Atlanta Journal, April 29, 1916
21 The New York Times, June 3, 1916
22 The Atlanta Journal, June 6, 1916
23 The New York Times, November 10, 1916
24 The Atlanta Constitution, January 20, 1917
25 The Atlanta Journal, February 3, 1917
26 The New York Times, March 1, 1917
27 The Atlanta Constitution, April 3, 1917
28 The Atlanta Journal, October 27, 1917
29 The Atlanta Constitution, December 7, 1917
30 The New York Times, February 7, 1918
31 The Atlanta Journal, March 24, 1918
32 The Atlanta Journal, October 18, 1918
33 The Atlanta Constitution, November 11, 1918
34 The Atlanta Journal, November 11, 1918
35 The Atlanta Constitution, May 28, 1919
36 The New York Evening Telegram, June 28, 1919
 

Series 3: World War II, 1939-1945

Box

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MSS OS Box 1.2431 The Atlanta Constitution, September 1, 1939
2 The Atlanta Journal, November 30, 1939
3 The Atlanta Journal, December 19, 1939
4 The Atlanta Constitution, May 10, 1940
5 The Atlanta Journal, June 10, 1940
6 The Atlanta Constitution, June 17, 1940
7 The Atlanta Journal, June 22, 1941
8 The Atlanta Constitution, August 15, 1941
9 The Atlanta Journal, August 19, 1941
10 The Atlanta Journal, December 8, 1941
11 The Atlanta Journal, December 10, 1941
12 The Atlanta Constitution, April 18, 1942
13 The Atlanta Constitution, January 12, 1944
14 The Atlanta Journal, June 6, 1944
15 The Atlanta Constitution, July 21, 1944
16 The Atlanta Constitution, October 20, 1944
17 The Atlanta Constitution, December 6, 1944
18 The Atlanta Constitution, April 13, 1945
19 The Atlanta Journal, April 13-15, 1945
20 The Stars and Stripes, May 8 and August 15, 1945
21 The Atlanta Journal, May 7, 1945
22 The Atlanta Journal, May 8, 1945
23 The Atlanta Constitution, May 8, 1945
24 The Atlanta Journal, August 7, 1945
25 The Atlanta Constitution, August 15, 1945
26 The Atlanta Journal, August 15, 1945
27 The Atlanta Constitution, September 2, 1945
28 The Daily Sketch, July 7; "Feature Section," March 9; The Evening Post, February 12, 1945
29 The Daily Herald, February 23; The Daily Express, February 24; The Daily Telegraph, February 9, 1945
 

Series 4: Special Editions, 1886-1979

Box

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MSS OS Box 1.2501 The Atlanta Journal/Constitution, Events of the week 100 years ago, circa 1960
2 The Augusta Chronicle, 150th Anniversary Edition, May 12, 1935
3 The Montgomery Advertiser, Confederate Centennial Edition, February 19, 1961
4 The Atlanta Constitution, Centennial Edition, circa 1968
5 Houston Home Journal, Centennial Edition, MHouston Home Journal, Centennial Edition, May 28ay 28, 1971
6"A Bicentennial Spotlight on Georgia", circa 1975
7 The Atlanta Journal/Constitution, Bicentennial Observance, circa 1976
8 The Atlanta Journal/Constitution, Georgia's Role in the Fight for Independence, January 4, 1976
9 The Jackson Progress-Argus, July 1, 1976
10 DeKalb News/Sun, June 27, 1979
11 Southside/Fayette Sun, July 5, 1979

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MSS OS Box 1.2441 The Atlanta Constitution, Charleston (SC) earthquake, September 7, 1886
2 The Atlanta Journal, women in Civil War, December 10, 1905
3 The Atlanta Constitution, Women's Edition, June 4, 1913
4 The Atlanta Journal, Great Atlanta Fire, May 21, 1917
5 The Atlanta Constitution, Great Atlanta Fire, May 22, 1917
6 The Atlanta Constitution, "Song of the South" Edition, November 13, 1946
7 The Atlanta Journal/Constitution, 1953-1954, 1962-1963
8 The Atlanta Constitution, Golden Jubilee Edition, September 26, 1917
The Atlanta Constitution, 75th Anniversary Edition, September 1, 1942
 

Series 5: Regular Editions, 1903-1993

Box

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MSS OS Box 1.2451 The Atlanta Constitution, December 31, 1903
2 The Atlanta Constitution, February 9, 1904
3 The Atlanta Constitution, February 10, 1904
4 The Atlanta Constitution, January 23, 1905
5 The Atlanta Journal, January 24, 1905
6 The Atlanta Georgian and News, July 31, 1907
7 The Atlanta Georgian and News, December 14, 1907
8 The Atlanta Constitution, February 2, 1908
9 The Atlanta Constitution, June 25, 1908
10 The Atlanta Constitution, November 4, 1908
11 The Atlanta Constitution, December 3, 1908
12 The Atlanta Journal, April 24, 1909
13 The Atlanta Constitution, September 21, 1909
14 The Atlanta Journal, April 23, 1910
15 The Atlanta Journal, May 7, 1910
16 The Atlanta Journal, October 5, 1910
17 The Atlanta Journal, September 29, 1911
18 The Atlanta Constitution, April 15, 1912
19 The Atlanta Journal, June 2, 1912
20 The Atlanta Journal, February 19, 1913
21 The Atlanta Constitution, February 24, 1913
22 The Atlanta Journal, April 15, 1914
23 The Atlanta Georgian, April 21, 1914
24 The New York Times, January 7, 1919
25 The New York Times, June 16, 1919

Box

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MSS OS Box 1.2511 The Atlanta Constitution, November 4, 1920
2 The New York Times, August 3, 1923
3 The Atlanta Constitution, February 4-7, 1924
4 The New York Times, May 20, 1924
5 The New York Times, May 10, 1926
6 The Atlanta Constitution, May 21, 1927
7 The Atlanta Journal, May 22, 1927
8 The Atlanta Constitution, June 6, 1927
9 The New York Times, June 11, 1927
10 The Atlanta Georgian, June 30, 1927
11 The Atlanta Constitution, November 27, 1927
12 The Atlanta Journal, April 16, 1931
13 The Atlanta Journal, February 19, 1933
14 The Atlanta Journal, March 12, 1933
15 The Sunday American, March 19, 1933
16 The Atlanta Constitution, April 24, 1933
17 The Northside Press, August 4, 1933
18 The Atlanta Journal, August 16, 1935
19 The Atlanta Constitution, January 2, 1936
20 The Atlanta Journal, "This Week" magazine, February 23 and May 24, 1936
21 The Atlanta Constitution, November 4, 1936
22 The Atlanta Georgian, December 10, 1936
23 The Atlanta Journal, December 10, 1939
24 The Atlanta Constitution, May 14, 1939
25 The Atlanta Constitution, December 14, 1939
26 The Atlanta Constitution, December 15, 1939

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MSS OS Box 1.2461 The Atlanta Constitution, May 1, 1946
2 The Atlanta Constitution, May 24, 1946
3 The Atlanta Journal, December 8, 1946
4 The Atlanta Constitution, January 17, 1947
5 The Atlanta Journal, July 11, 1952
6 The Milwaukee Sentinel, October 11, 1957
7 The New Orleans Item, January 23, 1958
8 The Atlanta Constitution, February 3, 1958
9 The Atlanta Journal/Constitution, October 26, 1958
10 The Atlanta Constitution, January 2, 1959
11 The Atlanta Constitution, January 10, 1959
12 The Atlanta Journal/Constitution, October 11, 1959
13 The Atlanta Constitution, January 10, 1961
14 The Atlanta Journal, February 20, 1962
15 The Atlanta Journal, March 6, 1962
16 The Atlanta Journal/Constitution, July 4, 1962
17 The Atlanta Journal, November 22, 1963
18 The Atlanta Constitution, November 23, 1963
19 The Atlanta Journal/Constitution, July 26, 1964
20 The Atlanta Journal/Constitution, May 22, 1966
21 The Atlanta Constitution, July 21, 1969
22 The Atlanta Journal, July 21, 1969
23 The Northside News, October 30, 1969

Box

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MSS OS Box 1.2471 The Atlanta Journal/Constitution, January 18, 1970
2 The Madisonian, April 23, 1970
3 The Atlanta Constitution, January 22, 1971
4 The Atlanta Journal, December 26, 1972
5 The Atlanta Constitution, April 5, 1974
6 The Atlanta Constitution, August 9, 1974
7 The Atlanta Journal, August 9, 1974
8 The Atlanta Constitution and The Atlanta Journal, November 3, 1974
9The Atlanta Journal, January 20, 1977
10The Atlanta Constitution and The Atlanta Journal, January 21, 1977
11The Atlanta News, September 25, 1977
12The Atlanta Daily World, August 13, 1978
13The Atlanta Journal/Constitution, August 17, 1978
14The Atlanta Journal/Constitution, July 1, 1979
15The Atlanta Journal/Constitution, December 30, 1979