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Collection of carrier's addresses

 Collection — Folder: S3438
Identifier: S3438

Scope and Contents

This collection contains carriers' addresses from different newspapers throughout Indiana dated from 1854 to 1894.


  • 1854-1894

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical / Historical

"Carriers' addresses were printed pieces, usually broadsides, that Carriers of newspapers distributed on New Year's Day to extend greetings, usually in the form of verse, to their customers and to solicit a gift in reward for the dependable delivery of newspapers during the previous year."

Russo, Mary T., "Carriers' addresses: introductory essay", Brown University Library Center for Digital Initiatives, August 1991, Accessed March 27, 2019.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/03/27 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2019/03/27 by Lauren Patton.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.