Durrett Broadsides, Broadsheets, and Circulars Collection

Institution: University of Chicago Library - Special Collections Research Center
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1100 E. 57th Street
Chicago, IL 60637-1504
Phone: 773-702-8705
Fax: 773-702-3728
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Date: 1788-1894
Extent: 8 Linear Feet
Finding Aid: None

Abstract
Biographical/Historical Note:
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Scope and Content Note:
Collection includes more than 100 printed items dating from 1788 to 1894, primarily Kentucky broadsides relating to political issues, national and local elections, and meetings. Also contains business advertisements; announcements for the sale of lands and slaves; and posters relating to church matters, opposition to slavery, speeches, stagecoach fares, and other topics intended for public posting. Much of the material refers to events in Kentucky and Alabama.

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