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Civil War related and other historic newspapers

Identifier: MC097

Scope and Content Note

This collection of historic newspapers was originally owned by Ladd Library at Bates College. It includes several newspapers issued during the Civil War, including examples from both northern and southern states.


  • 1764-1910

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

The collection is the physical property of Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. Bates College holds literary rights only for material created by College personnel working on official behalf of the College, or for material which was given to the College with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication or other purposes that exceed fair use.


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Historic newspapers, including several issued during the Civil War from both northern and southern states.

Organization and Arrangement

The newspapers are arranged in chronological order.

Acquisition and Custody Information

Transferred from Ladd Library, 2006. Accession No.: 06-029.

Processing Information

Processed by Kat Stefko, 2006.

Guide to the Civil War related and other historic newspapers, 1828-1910
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Kat Stefko
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Description is in: English
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Repository Details

Part of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library Repository

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