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Descriptive Summary

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Description of Series

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the John J. Sullivan Newspaper Carriers Collection, 1856-1863



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Sullivan, John J.
Title: John J. Sullivan Newspaper Carriers Collection
Dates: 1856-1863
Abstract: Collection contains thirteen newspaper carriers’ addresses from New York State, dating from 1856 to 1863.
Accession No.: 2009-021
Extent: 0.5 inch
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Collection contains thirteen newspaper carriers’ addresses from New York State, dating from 1856 to 1863. Traditionally published in newspapers on New Years Day, carriers’ addresses are long, often anonymous poems that review the events of the past year. Newspapers included in the collection are: the Atlas and Argus (Albany), Evening Mirror (New York), Hudson Daily and Weekly Star, New York Daily Times, New York Herald, New York Times, New York Tribune, and Troy Daily Whig.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Newspaper carriers.
Places
New York (State)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John J. Sullivan Newspaper Carriers Collection, 1856-1863, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

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2.325/AA13d Newspaper carriers’ addresses:
Atlas and Argus (Albany), 1863
Evening Mirror (New York City), 1858
Hudson Daily and Weekly Star, 1861
New York Daily Times, 1856, 1858
New York Herald, 1859, 1860, 1862
New York Times, 1860
New York Tribune, 1858, 1860
Troy Daily Whig, 1858
Unidentified, 1859

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