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"New Hope Gazette" photographs and subject files

circa 1960-1996, 4 linear feet

03

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the New Hope Historical Society. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
New Hope Historical Society
Creator:
New Hope gazette (Pa.)
Title:
"New Hope Gazette" photographs and subject files
Date:
circa 1960-1996
Call Number:
03
Extent:
4 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
The newspaper Bucks County Gazette began publication in 1948, became the  New Hope Gazette in 1976, and still publishes articles as part of the Bucks Local News network (as of 2013). The "New Hope Gazette" photographs and subject files, circa 1960-1996, consist primarily of photographs from the files of the newspaper offices, depicting people in alphabetically-arranged files. There are also some subject files on events, artists, buildings, schools, and other topics, containing additional photographs as well as clippings, pamphlets and ephemera, and other miscellaneous documents.
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Biography/History

The newspaper Bucks County Gazette began publication in 1948. It became the  New Hope Gazette in 1976. As of 2013,  New Hope Gazette still publishes articles as part of the Bucks Local News network.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of photographs from the files of the New Hope Gazette offices. Most are black-and-white and depict people, and are organized into alphabetical files. There are also some color photographs and some color separations on film. Some photographs are captioned or identified.

Also included in this collection are subject files on events, artists, buildings, schools, and other topics maintained by the newspaper. The files contain photographs as well as clippings, pamphlets and ephemera, and other miscellaneous documents.

The New Hope Historical Society also holds a nearly complete run of the New Hope Gazette, from 1948-2008.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

New Hope Historical Society

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Celia Caust-Ellenbogen and Faith Charlton through the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories

Sponsor

This preliminary finding aid was created as part of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories. The HCI-PSAR project was made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Access Restrictions

Contact New Hope Historical Society for information about accessing this collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition Note

New Hope Gazette, circa 2008.

Processing Information Note

Summary descriptive information on this collection was compiled in 2012-2014 as part of a project conducted by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania to make better known and more accessible the largely hidden collections of small, primarily volunteer run repositories in the Philadelphia area. The Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories (HCI-PSAR) was funded by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

This is a preliminary finding aid. No physical processing, rehousing, reorganizing, or folder listing was accomplished during the HCI-PSAR project.

In some cases, more detailed inventories or finding aids may be available on-site at the repository where this collection is held; please contact New Hope Historical Society directly for more information.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • New Hope gazette (Pa.)
Geographic Name(s)
  • Bucks County (Pa.)
  • New Hope (Pa.)
Subject(s)
  • Community newspapers
  • Local history
  • Newspapers
  • Photojournalism

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