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Subseries 5D: Newspaper Clippings, 1827-1847
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
This subseries consists of various newspapers that Southard had collected. It is not immediately clear why he decided to keep these papers. Most of the folders consist of one or two newspapers. The bulk of the papers are from New Jersey. Titles include The Jerseyman, The National Union, Newark Daily Advertiser, and New Jersey State Gazette. Also included are several titles from New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. There are also single copies of papers from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, and Virginia.
The papers are organized by state into five files—New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., and Miscellaneous. They are organized alphabetically by title within the within the New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. files. The Miscellaneous file is organized and arranged alphabetically by state.
No accruals are expected.
The bound books from Southard's library were moved to the Rare Books Division for cataloging. Several maps were moved to the Historic Maps Collection. All other material has been retained.
These papers were processed with an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Casey Babcock in the fall of 2005. It was originally processed by Esther Felt Bentley in 1964. She was largely responsible for organizing the index. Finding aid written by Casey Babcock in fall of 2005 and early part of 2006.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.
- Credit this material:
Subseries 5D: Newspaper Clippings; Samuel L. Southard Papers, C0250, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 164-168
- Existence and Location of Copies
Portions of this collection also available on microfilm.
- Camden and Amboy Railroad and Transportation Company
College of New Jersey (Princeton, N.J.). Class of 1804.
United States. Congress. Senate
Morris Canal and Banking Company
Southard, Samuel L. (Samuel Lewis), 1787-1842