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Merkling Historic Events Newspaper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1999.60

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Approximately 30 issues of late 19th and 20th century newspapers, primarily the Cleveland Plain Dealer, with significant headlines, chiefly relating to United States Presidents and military conflicts/wars. Two framed newspapers relating to Garfield's assassination.

Dates

  • Creation: 1891-1968

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

Edward Merkling is a resident of Williamsburg, Virginia. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

0.50 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Gift.

Physical Description

30 issues

Title
Guide to the Merkling Historic Events Newspaper Collection
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Anne Johnson.
Date
2010-05-08
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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