Alexandria Gazette Ledgers (MS026)
The collection consists of the accounts ledgers of the Alexandria Gazette from 1833-1866. Advertisers' names, charges, and dates run are recorded in the advertisement ledgers. Other account books record printing charges, as well as petty advertising accounts. Additionally, two route books from 1859 are available.
- 1833 - 1866
- The Alexandria Gazette (Organization)
6.6 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Biographical / Historical
The Alexandria Gazette was under the editorship of Edgar Snowden, Sr. from 1831-1875. While under his leadership the Gazette served as Snowden's showcase for political and civic views. In addition to the Gazette, Snowden ran a printing office from out of the Gazette's offices.
The collection is divided into the following series: 1) Financial Records (1833-1866) - Chronological by year. 2) Miscellaneous (1859).
- The Alexandria Gazette Ledgers Finding Aid
- Special Collections Staff
- Description rules