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Godfrey: adds AfriAm Newspaper Collection

Godfrey Library Adds Large 19th Century African-American Collection.
This service will be announced on our website next

Included are:
Civil War Era: The New York Herald, The Charleston Mercury and the
Richmond Enquirer, published between November 1, 1860 and April 15,
19th Century Newspapers: African-American Newspapers. Part I: Freedom's
Journal, New York, 1827-Mar. 1829; Colored American, New York, 1837-Mar.
1840; The North Star, Rochester, NY, 1847-July 1849; National Era,
Washington, DC, 1847-Dec. 1848.

Part II: Colored American, 1840-41; The North Star, July 1849-1851;
Frederick Douglass Papers (continuation of The North Star), 1851-May
1852; National Era, 1847-Dec. 1850; Provincial Freeman, Toronto, ON,
1854-Dec. 18, 1855.

Part III: Frederick Douglass Papers, May 1852-Dec. 1852; National Era,
Dec. 1850-Dec. 1853; Provincial Freeman, Dec. 1855-57; The Christian
Recorder, Toronto, ON, 1861-April 1862.

Part IV: The Christian Recorder, May 1862-Dec. 1864; National Era, Jan.
1854-Dec. 1855; Frederick Douglass Papers, Jan. 1853-Dec. 1854.

Part V: The Christian Recorder, Jan. 1865-June 1868; National Era, Jan.
1856-Dec. 1857; Frederick Douglass Papers, Jan. 1855-Dec. 1856.

Part VI: National Era, Jan. 1858-Mar. 1860; The Christian Recorder, July
1868-Dec. 1870.

Part VII: The Christian Recorder, Jan. 1872-Dec. 1876.

Pennsylvania Newspapers 1819-1870. This collection includes material
from the following newspapers:
Delaware County American, Media, Pennsylvania;
Delaware County Republican, Darby & Chester, Pennsylvania;
The Upland Union, Chester, Pennsylvania;
Delaware County Democrat, Chester, Pennsylvania;
The Post Boy, Chester, Pennsylvania.
The Pennsylvania Genealogical Catalogue

Chester County (1809-1870) (More than 25,000 records)

If you have any questions please contact:
Thomas Jay Kemp
Godfrey Memorial Library
134 Newfield Street
Middletown, CT 06457-2534

Tel. 860.346.4375
FAX 860.347.9874

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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