Scope and Contents
This subject category- Newspapers- consists of circulars, subscription information, advertising information, invoices, receipts, publicity materials and correspondence created by newspaper publishers. Single copies of newspapers, loose pages and clippings from newspapers and examples of newspaper supplements are also included. Most of the materials relate to newspapers published in the northeastern United States, however, there is a small number of foreign newspapers. Newspaper subscription agencies, trade organizations and publications relating to newspapers are also present.
Newspaper focuses on the publishing aspect of the trade with materials such as circulars, subscription information, advertising information, invoices, receipts, publicity materials and correspondence created by newspaper publishers. Single copies of newspapers, loose pages and clippings from newspapers are also present. Subseries 1 relates to newspapers published primarily in the north-eastern United States. It is arranged alphabetically by state, city and then name of the newspaper. Copies and partial copies of newspapers are dated. Subseries 2 relate to newspapers published in foreign countries and is arranged alphabetically by name of country.
Newspaper agencies, services, and organizations records show how the trade was supported with business and advertising materials arranged alphabetically by name of company. Subseries one consist of materials created by agencies relating to newspaper and magazine subscriptions including price lists. Subseries two are business materials created by newspaper clipping services. Subseries three contain materials from businesses engaged in debt collection for newspapers. Subseries four are materials produced by a variety of newspaper and press organizations. Subseries five contain materials and publications from organizations and dealers engaged in the collection of newspapers.
Publications about newspapers is informative on the business to business concerns with literature such as articles, magazines and books relating to the newspaper business and practices. The materials are arranged alphabetically by title of publication.
Newspaper supplements contains colorful art prints included as supplements to many Sunday newspapers. Pretty scenes, attractive young women, and fine art reproductions were suitable for use as home décor and included as a premium to encourage sales. Supplements from newspapers in Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania are included and are arranged alphabetically by state.