The Resource News in the Valley : a study of newspaper circulation through the New Market Post Office, 1804-1884, David A. Rawson

News in the Valley : a study of newspaper circulation through the New Market Post Office, 1804-1884, David A. Rawson

Label
News in the Valley : a study of newspaper circulation through the New Market Post Office, 1804-1884
Title
News in the Valley
Title remainder
a study of newspaper circulation through the New Market Post Office, 1804-1884
Statement of responsibility
David A. Rawson
Title variation
  • A study of newspaper circulation through the New Market Post Office, 1804-1884
  • Newspaper circulation through the New Market Post Office, 1804-1884
  • After the backcountry: rural life and society in the 19th century Valley of Virginia
  • Rural life and society in the 19th century Valley of Virginia
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Unpublished manuscript by David A. Rawson of The College of William and Mary used as the basis of his presentation at a conference held at VMI on March 23-25, 1995
  • Records the history of newspaper circulation along the Great Wagon Road in the Shenandoah Valley and in particular, of the New Market (Va.) Post Office, from account books maintained by Solomon Henkel from 1804-1844
Biographical or historical data
Solomon Henkel, postmaster of New Market, was a member of the Henkel family who published and distributed Lutheran literature and school books from their German-language printing press/operation.
Cataloging source
VMC
Label
News in the Valley : a study of newspaper circulation through the New Market Post Office, 1804-1884, David A. Rawson
Publication
Note
"February, 1995."
Arrangement
Only copy of manuscript kept in pamphlet binder and shelved in classed section of Special Collections.
Control code
33429345
Extent
20, [20] p.
Note
Gift of the author.
Other physical details
ill. ; 29 cm.

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