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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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Container List

Series III: Publications

Scope and Contents

This series includes bound volumes of the first 18 months of theSun, from its first issue on September 3, 1833 through December 31, 1834; bound volumes of other early New York papers; the 100th Anniversary Issue of the  Sun and special issues of other papers; a complete run of the  Sun Rays, an internal paper published by  Sun employees from June 1926 through January 1947; and a book describing the history of the  Sun organization.

Subseries III.1: Historic newspapers

Container 1     Title Date
Volume: 1 The Sun
1833 September 3 - December 31
Volume: 2 The Sun
1833 December - 1834 April 24
Volume: 3 The Sun
1834 July 14 - December 31
Volume: 4 The Sun
1834 September 3 - December 31
Volume: 4 The New York Transcript
1834 July 1 - July 31
Volume: 4 The Man.
1834 November 17 - December 31
Volume: 5 The Free Enquirer
1832 October 27 -- 1833 October 19
Volume: 6 The Eagle
1834 September 26 - November 5
Volume: 6 The Jeffersonian
1834 September 22 - November 15
Volume: 6 The Woman
1834 October 4 - October 8
Volume: 6 The Man.
1834 October 1 - November 15
Volume: 6 The Constitution
1834 October 8 - November 8

Subseries III.2: Special issues and commemorative ephemera

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 12 Folder : 1 The Sun, first issue
1833 September 3
Box: 12 Folder : 2 100th Anniversary Issue of the New YorkSun
1933 September 2
Box: 12 Folder : 3 The Times (London), United States Number
1939 June 8
Box: 12 Folder : 4 The New York Sun, Frank Munsey obituary issue
1925 December 22
Box: 12 Folder : 5 The Chicago Sun, Volume 1, Number 1
1941 December 4
Box: 12 Folder : 6 Commemorative version of the New YorkSun headlined "Army Leads Navy at Half Time, 10 to 0" (2 copies)
1931 December 12
Box: 12 Folder : 6 Promotional notice for one-year anniversary of the Sunday evening issue of the Baltimore News
Box: 12 Folder : 6 Laminated copies (2) of article describing William Dewart gift of James Gordon Bennett Memorial Statue (Minerva and the Bellringers) to New York University
1928 April 18
Box: 12A Folder : unknown container Subscription receipts (framed)

Subseries III.3: The Sun Rays, internal paper published by the Sun Club, social and cooperative organization of New York Sun employees

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 13 Folder : 1 The Sun Rays, Vol. I
1926 June - December
Box: 13 Folder : 2 The Sun Rays, Vol. II
1927 May - 1928 April
Box: 13 Folder : 3 The Sun Rays, Vol. III
1928 May - 1929 December
Box: 13 Folder : 4 The Sun Rays, Vol. IV and V
1930 January - 1931 April
Box: 13 Folder : 5 The Sun Rays, Vol. VI
1931 May - 1932 April
Box: 13 Folder : 6 The Sun Rays, Vol. VII
1932 May - 1933 April
Box: 13 Folder : 7 The Sun Rays, Vol. VIII
1933 May - 1934 April
Box: 13 Folder : 8 The Sun Rays, Vol. IX
1934 May - 1935 April
Box: 13 Folder : 9 The Sun Rays, Vol. X
1935 May - 1936 June
Box: 13 Folder : 10 The Sun Rays, Vol. XI
1936 July - 1937 May
Box: 13 Folder : 11 The Sun Rays, Vol. XII-XIII
1937 July - 1939 March
Box: 13 Folder : 12 The Sun Rays, Vol. XIII-XV
1939 July - 1940 December
Box: 13 Folder : 13 The Sun Rays, Vol. XVI
1941 January - December
Box: 13 Folder : 14 The Sun Rays, Vol. XVII-XVIII
1942 February - December
Box: 13 Folder : 15 The Sun Rays, Vol. XIX
1943 January - December
Box: 13 Folder : 16 The Sun Rays, Vol. XX
1944 January - July
Box: 13 Folder : 17 The Sun Rays, Vol. XX
1944 November
Box: 14 Folder : 1 The Sun Rays, Vol. I-II (bound)
1926 May - 1928 April
Box: 14 Folder : 2 The Sun Rays, Vol. III-IV (bound)
1928 May - 1930 April
Box: 14 Folder : 3 The Sun Rays, Vol. V-VI (bound)
1930 May - 1932 April
Box: 14 Folder : 4 The Sun Rays, Vol. VII-VIII (bound)
1932 May - 1934 April
Box: 14 Folder : 5 The Sun Rays, 1945
1945 January - December
Box: 14 Folder : 6 The Sun Rays, 1946
1946 January - November
Box: 14 Folder : 7 The Sun Rays, 1947
1947 January - March

Subseries III.4: Books

Container 1     Title Date
Volume: 7 The Story of the Sun by Frank M. Obrien
1918

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