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Merkling Historic Events Newspaper Collection, 1891-1968

Title
Merkling Historic Events Newspaper Collection, 1891-1968
ID
Mss. Acc. 1999.60
Extent
0.5 Cubic Feet
More Extent Information
30 issues
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.
Creators
Merkling, Edward, collector
Subjects
United States--History--19th century
United States--History--20th century
Genres
Newspapers
Languages
English

Administrative Information

Acquired
12/23/1999.
Restrictions
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.
Rights
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.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Edward Merkling.
Gift.
Preferred Citation
Merkling Historic Events Newspaper Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Collection
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