History of the South Newspaper Collection

1816-1941, undated
Manuscript Collection #975
Creator(s)
Physical description
8.58 Cubic Feet, 10 containers, 654 items
Preferred Citation
History of the South Newspaper Collection (#975), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Administrative information
Custodial History

November 13, 2003, (unprocessed) 654 items, 8.58 cubic feet; Collection (1816-1941, undated) including 964 issues of 86 whole or partial newspapers published in 35 cities, mainly in the Southern United States, or about the South, especially during the Civil War. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Anonymous

Source of acquisition

Anonymous gift

Processing information

Encoded by Mark Custer, March 20, 2008

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.


Container list
Box 1 Folder a Ala. Beacon [Alabama Beacon], Greensboro, Alabama, Friday, October 14, 1864, Old series Vol. 25 No. 26 / New series Vol. 8 No. 40 [and] Friday, December 30, 1864, Old series Vol. 25 No. 38 / New series Vol. 8 No. 40
Box 1 Folder b The American Messenger, August 1868, Vol. 26 No. 8, December 1868, Vol. 26 No. 12, Published monthly by the American Tract Society in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, New Orleans, Cincinnati, and Chicago [Christian newspaper]
Box 1 Folder c The Central Journal, Lafayette, Marshall Co., Iowa, Wednesday, May 28, 1856, Vol. 1 No. 25 - Wednesday, September 3, 1856, Vol. 1 No. 39
Box 2 Folder a The Charleston Mercury Tri-Weekly , Charleston, South Carolina, Tuesday, September 24, 1861, Vol. LXXIX No. 11,262 - Thursday, December 19, 1861, Vol. LXXIX No. 11,329
Box 2 Folder b The Charleston Tri-Weekly Courier, Charleston, South Carolina, Tuesday, October 22, 1861 - [Saturday], December 28, 1861
Box 2 Folder c The Congressional Globe, [no state given] [Wednesday], June 6, 1860 - [Thursday], June 28, 1860
Box 2 Folder d The Daily Richmond Enquire, [no state given] Wednesday, July 17, 1861 Vol. XXXIV - Saturday, August 20, 1864 Vol. XXXVII No. 73
Box 3 Folder a The Daily Picayune, New Orleans, Wednesday, January 6, 1858 Vol. XXI No. 293, Saturday, January 8, 1859 Vol XXII No. 299, Thursday, December 17, 1863 Vol XXVII No. 277, Sunday, November 25, 1906 Vol. LXX No. 305
Box 3 Folder b The Daily Richmond Examiner, Virginia, Tuesday, December 23, 1862 Vol. XVI No. 249 - Thursday, November 10, 1864 [no volume and number given]
Box 3 Folder c Harper's Bazar, New York, Saturday, March 21, 1868 Vol.1 No. 21 and Saturday, October 22, 1870 Vol. III No. 43
Box 3 Folder d The Methodist Protestant, Baltimore, Saturday, March 11, 1854 Vol. XX No. 35 and Saturday, May 27, 1854 Vol. XX No. 46
Box 3 Folder e The Moody Courier, Texas, Saturday, March 21, 1896 Vol. 6 No. 28 - Saturday, August 15, 1896 Vol. 6 No. 49
Box 3 Folder f The Nation, New York, Thursday, April 18, 1872 Vol. XIV No. 355 - Thursday, April 24, 1879 Vol. XXVIII No. 721
Box 4 Folder a The National Era, Washington, Thursday, January 6, 1848 Vol. II No. 53 - Thursday, December 28, 1848 Vol. II No. 104
Box 4 Folder b National Journal, Washington D.C., Saturday, February 18, 1826 Vol. III No. 320 - Tuesday, December 26, 1826 Vol. IV No. 565
Box 4 Folder c National Police Gazette, New York, [Saturday], April 6, 1867 Vol. XXII No. 1127 and [Saturday], January 4, 1868 Vol XXIII No. 1166
Box 4 Folder d The New York Herald Second Edition, Saturday, February 26, 1853 [no volume given] No. 7321 - Wednesday, March 4, 1868 [no volume given] No. 11,509, Friday, September 1, 1882 [no volume given] No. 16,811
Box 4 Folder e The New York Times, [various dates (1816 - 1941), miscellaneous issues (22 pages), reference copy (19 pages) containing front page covers]
Box 4 Folder f The New York Tribune, Saturday, May 27, 1854 Vol. XIV No. 4,090 - Tuesday, March 10, 1868 Vol. XXVII No. 8,398
Box 5 Folder a Norfolk Journal, Virginia, Tuesday, February 11, 1868 Vol. III No. 56 and Monday, March 16, 1868 Vol. III No. 85
Box 5 Folder b Richmond Enquirer, Richmond, Virginia, Tuesday, June 10, 1823 Vol. XX No. 10 - Thursday, September 24, 1868 (new series) Vol. II No. 39
Box 5 Folder c The Sun, Baltimore, Maryland, Wednesday, February 4, 1857 Vol. XL No. 69 - Wednesday, October 2, 1861 Vol. XLIX No. 115
Box 5 Folder d The Times Democrat, New Orleans, Sunday, December 20, 1908 part third - Sunday, January 15, 1911 [no volume or number given]
Box 6 Folder a Weekly Journal of Commerce, New York, Thursday, June 13, 1867 Vol. LXIV No. 737 New Series - Thursday, January 12, 1882 Vol. XXXXII [sic] No. 1,496 New Series
Box 6 Folder b The Washington Union, Washington City, Thursday, November 11, 1858 Vol. XIV No. 179 and Tuesday, February 1, 1859 Vol. XIV No. 245
Box 6 Folder c Weekly National Intelligence, Washington, Thursday, March 30, 1826 Vol. XXVII No. 3886 and Thursday, March 21, 1867 Vol. LXVII No. 3,454
Box 7 Folder a The World, New York, Friday, June 15, 1866 Vol. VI No. 502 - Tuesday, April 29, 1879 Vol. XIX No. 1943
Box 8 Folder a Item v The Centennial Advance, Fort Scott, Kansas 1876 [no volume or number given]
Box 8 Folder a Item i The Advocate, New York, Wednesday, November 28, 1877 Vol. 5 No. 48
Box 8 Folder a Item x Commercial Chronicle and Baltimore Advertiser, Thursday, August 3, [1826 ?] [no volume or number given]
Box 8 Folder a Item xi Confederate Veteran, Nashville, Tennessee, January, 1898, Vol. II No. 1
Box 8 Folder a Item xv The Daily Globe, New York, Thursday, January 8, 1846, Vol. 1 No. 100
Box 8 Folder a Item ii The Atlanta Constitution, Georgia, Sunday, April 8, 1934 [no volume or number given]
Box 8 Folder a Item iv Banner of Liberty, New York City, [Saturday], May 18, 1867, Vol. 16, No. 38 (An independent weekly newspaper, adborating constitutional government, civil and religious freedom, and opposing puritanism and it political progeny.)
Box 8 Folder a Item ix Comfort (Eastern Number), Augusta, Maine, April, 1892, Vol. 4 No. 6
Box 8 Folder a Item vi Central Texan, Waco, Texas, Thursday, November 5, 1896, [no volume given] No. 37
Box 8 Folder a Item vii The Charlotte Observer, [North Carolina], Saturday, May 20, 1916 [no volume or number given; starts on page 9]
Box 8 Folder a Item iii Aurora and Mirror, Concord, New Hampshire, November, 1838, Vol. 2 No. 5
Box 8 Folder a Item xvi Daily Reflector, Greenville, North Carolina, Saturday, November 13, 1920, Vol. 52 No. 134
Box 8 Folder a Item xiv The Daily Express, Petersburg, Virginia, Saturday, August 4, 1860, Vol. X No. 184
Box 8 Folder a Item xii The Courier Dove, Baltimore, Maryland, [Wednesday], August 1, 1855, Vol. 10 No.8
Box 8 Folder a Item xiii Daily Dispatch, Richmond, Virginia, Saturday, April 13, 1861 Vol. XIX No. 86 [photocopy of issue]
Box 8 Folder a Item viii The Columbian Star, Washingon City, [Saturday], June 19, 1824 [no volume or number given]
Box 8 Folder b Item v The Indianapolis Journal, Indianapolis, Tuesday, August 6, 1878 [volume and number are not given]
Box 8 Folder b Item i Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville, North Carolina, Thursday, November 22, 1883, Vol. XLVIII No. 52 [in white placement folder]
Box 8 Folder b Item x The Morning Star, Wilmington, North Carolina, Monday, January 17, 1916, [no volume or number given; scrap of paper containing one article]
Box 8 Folder b Item ii The Forked Deer Blade, Jackson, Tennessee, Saturday, December 13, 1884, Vol. II No. 5
Box 8 Folder b Item iv Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization, New York, Saturday, July 25, 1868, Vol. XII No. 604
Box 8 Folder b Item ix Miss Rutherford's Scrap Book; The South's Greatest Vindication, October, 1924, Vol. II [bound book]
Box 8 Folder b Item vi The Intelligencer, The Petersburg Commercial Advertiser, [Virginia ?], Tuesday, July 6, 1819, Vol. XXXIII No. 54
Box 8 Folder b Item vii Journal of Health, The Nation's, Charleston, Illinois, [1875 ?], (established 1845), No. 182 Vol. XXIX
Box 8 Folder b Item iii The Great Republic, Washington, D.C., [Friday], July 26, 1867, Vol. I No. 47
Box 8 Folder b Item viii La Revue Francaise, A periodical published monthly (in the french language) [no other information is given]
Box 8 Folder c Item v The Pitts Journal, Pitts, Georgia, Thursday, February 15, 1906, Vol. 1 No. 4
Box 8 Folder c Item i The New York Semi-Weekly Times, New York, Tuesday, March 31, 1868, [no volume or number given; heading cut off]
Box 8 Folder c Item x Viginian-Pilot, [Virginia], Thursday, August 15, 1907, [no volume or number given; starts on page 5]
Box 8 Folder c Item xi Washington Chronicle, Washington, Saturday, June 29, 1867, Vol. IV No. 8
Box 8 Folder c Item xv Weekly Dispatch, Richmond, Virginia, Tuesday, June 29, 1897, [no volume given] No. 2,411
Box 8 Folder c Item ii The New York Times Magazine, New York, [Sunday], September 3, 1916, [no volume or number given; starts at page 7]
Box 8 Folder c Item iv Public Ledger, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Friday, March 25, 1836, Vol. I No. 1
Box 8 Folder c Item ix The Tobacco Plant, Clarksville, Virginia, [1854 ?], Vol. II No. 5
Box 8 Folder c Item vi Poughkeepsie Eagle-News, [New York], Monday, April 16, 1917, Vol. 57 No. 17,505
Box 8 Folder c Item vii Practical Farmer (Our Spring Premium List), Philadelphia, [Sunday], February 24, 1894, Vol. 68 No. 8
Box 8 Folder c Item iii The Norfolk Landmark, Norfolk, Virginia, Thursday, October 18, 1877, Vol. V No. 3
Box 8 Folder c Item xiv The Weekly Constitutionalist, Augusta, Georgia, Wednesday, July 8, 1863, Vol. 16 No. 24
Box 8 Folder c Item xii Washington Dispatch Extra, [one-sided page; no other information provided]
Box 8 Folder c Item xiii The Washington Post, [Washington, D.C.], Sunday, February 18, 1906, [no volume or number given; starts on page 7]
Box 8 Folder c Item viii Richmond Weekly Price Current, [Richmond, Virginia], (Issued from the office of the "Enquirer") Wednesday, September 11, 1867, [no volume or number given]
Box 8 Folder d Aggregate [bound book; consensus of States; no other information given]
Box 9 Folder a The News and Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina, Thursday, August 24, 1899, [Twentieth Century State Edition - Various issues; bound book] Vol. XLVI No. 142. Conservation Note: Box 9 cleaned, deacidified, repaired, encapsulated, 10/22/2003 - 5/12/2004
Box 10 Folder a The New York Semi-Weekly Journal of Commerce, New York, Saturday, October 13, 1866, Vol. II No. 82 - Saturday, October 27, 1866, Vol. II No. 86
Box 10 Folder b Richmond Whig and Public Advertiser, Virginia, June 10, 1823, May 30, 1845, Vol. 22 No. 43 - September 1, 1864, [volume and number cannot be determined; sections of papers, not full issues]
Box 10 Folder c The Semi-Weekly Times, New York, Tuesday, April 30, 1867, Vol. XII No 1317 - Friday October 30, 1868, Vol XIV No. 1473
Box 10 Folder d The Sentinel, Richmond, Virginia, Wednesday, December 23, 1863, Vol. 1 No. 241- Thursday, September 1, 1864, [no volume or number given]
Box 10 Folder e Item v The Religious Herald, Richmond, Virginia, Thursday, March 20, 1862, Vol. 34 No. 45
Box 10 Folder e Item i Christian Observer, Richmond, Virginia, Wednesday, February 24, 1869, Vol. 48 No. 8
Box 10 Folder e Item x The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Sunday, September 3, 1916, [no volume and number given]
Box 10 Folder e Item xi The Wharton Spectator, Wharton, Texas, Saturday, May 16, 1891, Vol. 2 No. 27
Box 10 Folder e Item ii Fincastle Democrat, Virginia, [Friday], May 29, 1835, Vol. 1 No. 28
Box 10 Folder e Item iv The Mississippian Jackson, [Mississippi] Wednesday, April 12, 1845, Vol. XIV No. 14
Box 10 Folder e Item ix Stratford-upon-Avon Herald and South Warwicshire Advertiser, [England], Friday, July 18, 1913, [no volume given] No. 2746
Box 10 Folder e Item vi The Semi-Weekly Union, Washington City, Saturday, August 7, 1858, Vol. XIV No. 33
Box 10 Folder e Item vii The Southern Opinion, Richmond, Virginia, Saturday, March 7, 1868, Vol. 1 No. 39
Box 10 Folder e Item iii Greensboro Daily News, North Carolina, Sunday, June 27, 1915, [no volume and number given]
Box 10 Folder e Item xii Woonsocket Patriot, and Rhode Island State Register, Woonsocket, [Rhode Island], Friday, April 28, 1865, Vol. 32 No. 35
Box 10 Folder e Item viii St. Joseph Herald, Missouri, September 29, 1879 [no volume and number given]