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Historic newspaper collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS838

Scope and Content

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.


  • 1886-1993


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Administrative/Biographical History

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.


25 linear_ft. (11 oversize boxes)

System of 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.

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2013.
Historic newspaper collection
Josh Hogan
November 2013
Description rules
Language of description
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305