Cover image for [Shaker newspapers and prints].
[Shaker newspapers and prints].
Physical Description:
2 ft. (1 box, approximately 123 items) ; 12 x 64 x 51 cm
General Note:
Title supplied by cataloger.

Collection of newspaper articles relating to the Shakers. Newspapers date between 1786 and 1875. Newspapers represented: Essex Journal (Newburyport, Mass.), National Intelligencer (Washington, D.C.), Dartmouth Gazette (Hanover, N.H.), The Union (Philadelphia), Salem Literary & Commercial Observer (Salem, Mass.), U.S. Gazette (Philadelphia), New York Observer (New York), New Hampshire Patriot and State Gazette (Concord), Salem Observer (Mass.), Nantucket Inquirer (Mass.), American Traveller (Boston), Lowell Weekly Compend (Mass.), New York Mirror, New England Galaxy (Boston), New York Herald, Manufacturers & Farmers Journal and Providence and Pawtucket Advertiser (Providence, R.I.), Essex Register (Salem, Mass.), Atkinson's Saturday Evening Post (Philadelphia), The Madisonian (Washington, D.C.), New Hampshire Gazette (Portsmouth), The Portsmouth Journal (N.H.), Salem Register (Mass.), Albany Microscope, New York Daily Tribune, New York Weekly Tribune, Boston Journal, New York Organ, Boston Investigator, Baltimore Patriot, Portland Pleasure Boat (Maine), New York Times, Philadelphia Press, Rural New Yorker (Rochester, N.Y.), The Press (Philadelphia), The Independent (New York), Luzerne Union (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.), New York Evening Post, Boston Transcript, The Dedham Gazette (Dedham, Mass.), Providence Journal (R.I.), New York Independent, LaCrosse Democrat (Wisc.), Cambridge Chronicle (Mass.), New York World, Record of the Times (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.), Chicago Daily Tribune.

Collection also includes: a page from Every Saturday dated May 28, 1870 which depicts a wood engraving titled "Shakers"; "Shakers near Lebanon state of N York, their mode of worship" which is a facsimile photo-lithograph hand printed at the Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York, 1974 in an edition of 110 on Arches paper and published by James Brunner, Geneseo, New York; print titled "The home of the Society of Christian Believers vulgarly called Shakers, Sonyea, Livingston, Co, N.Y."


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RBR SHAKERS S54 1786 Adult Non-Fiction Grosvenor Room-Rare Books-Appointment Needed

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