19th Century Newspaper Collection
Scope and Contents
The 19th Century Newspaper Collection consists of miscellaneous issues of various American newspapers published during the nineteenth century. Part of the collection was used as a teaching tool at San Diego State University by two professors of communications in their respective classes: Barbara Hartung, Ph.D., now professor emerita, and Diane L. Borden, Ph.D. Other miscellaneous issues have been added to this core collection. The collection dates from 1803 to 1898.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The copyright interests in the materials found in this collection have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Some items may be in the public domain. Special Collections and University Archives can only grant permission to publish materials for which it is the copyright holder. For further information, please consult the section on copyright in the rules for using the collections, or contact the United States Copyright Office at (202) 707-3000 or http://www.copyright.gov.
3.20 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Boxes 1-3 are filed by state of origin, then alphabetically by newspaper title. Box 4 consists of issues of The New York Mirror filed chronologically.
Source of Acquisition
Diane Borden, Ph.D.
Accruals and Additions
- 19th Century Newspaper Collection
- Viktoria Nikolova
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description