Baltimore News American collection


Baltimore News American collection, 1773-2006 (majority 1923-1986)

Baltimore News American collection

1773-2006 (majority 1923-1986)

The "Baltimore News American" was a major daily newspaper printed under various titles and multiple forms for over 200 years. The highlights of the collection are the over one million photographic print and negative images, dating roughly from 1904 to 1986, along with the 1900 microfilm reels of newspaper content, covering a view of Baltimore and Maryland from 1799 to 1920 and 1946 to 1986. The collection encompasses images of many aspects of the human experience--people, places, and events that occurred in the city of Baltimore, the state of Maryland, and the world--as well as administrative files, one-off publications, ephemera, maps, and memorabilia, detailing the history of the newspaper and its predecessors.

 linear feet and 213 items

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Hariss, R. P. (person)

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Steadman, John (person)

Baltimore American (corporateBody)

News American (corporateBody)

The News American was a Baltimore, Maryland daily newspaper whose lineage historians trace to Alexander Martin's American and Daily Advertiser (1799), but during its existence it often made institutional claims that it was a direct descendant of Maryland's first newspaper, William Goddard's Maryland Journal and the Baltimore Advertiser (1773). In addition, during the News American's long existence the newspaper and its predecessors experienced a number of consolidations as a result ...

Hariss, R. P. (person)

Steadman, John Montague (person)

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Mencken, H.L. (person)

Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Henry Louis Mencken [manuscript] 1935-56. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647952438 American journalist. From the description of Letter, [1924?] Jan. 9, New York, to Perry Walton. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904324 Editor and satirist. From the description of Papers of H. L. Mencken [manuscript] 1912-1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976...

Hearst, William Randolph, Mrs. (person)

Hearst, William Randolph, 1908-1993 (person)

William Randolph Hearst, Jr. (1908- ), son of newspaper mogul William Randolph Hearst, Sr., ran the New York Journal American newspaper. From the description of Hearst, William Randolph, Jr., papers, 1942-1946. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 64234946 William Randolph Hearst, Jr. was born in New York City, Jan. 27, 1908, to newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst and Millicent Willson Hearst. In 1928 he began his career as a reporter and served as an o...

Munsey, Frank Andrew, 1854-1925 (person)

New York publisher and author. From the description of Frank A. Munsey letter to S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1904 January 10. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 607096429 ...

Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951 (person)

Epithet: American newspaper proprietor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000303.0x000339 American journalist, publisher, and politician. From the description of William Randolph Hearst papers, 1874-1951 (bulk 1927-1947). (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26643556 American newspaper publisher. From the description of Letters : of William Randolph Hearst, 191...