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Guide to the William Thompson Dewart Collection of
Frank A. Munsey and New York  Sun Papers
1833-1944
 MS 168

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dewart, William Thompson, 1875-1944
Title: William Thompson Dewart collection of Frank A. Munsey and New York Sun papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1833-1944
Abstract: A collection of materials relating to newspaper and magazine publisher Frank Munsey, his general manager William T. Dewart, and their publishing and business activities, especially their work on the New York Sun, purchased by Munsey in 1912. Includes correspondence, photographs, early issues of the  Sun and other early New York newspapers, and a complete run of the  Sun Rays, an in-house newspaper produced by the  Sun's staff.
Quantity: 30.84 Linear feet (22 document boxes, 37 negative boxes, 13 volumes, and 6 printing plates)
Call Phrase: MS 168