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Hurricane, Fire and Flood, New London, Conn., September, 1938

MS004.036 (RS184582)

Description

This is a bound copy of the "Pictorial Souvenir Edition of New London's Greatest Disaster, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 1938" published by The Day, New London (CT) on Oct. 1, 1938. It consists of 63 pages covering the hurricane and ensuing floods and fires caused by the storm, with articles and many photos with detailed captions, including aerial views of New London and surrounding towns and a one-page summary of events. The cover has the title: Hurricane, Fire and Flood; New London, Conn.; September, 1938.

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Details

Collection Name
Scrapbooks collection
Collection Code
MS004
Dates
1938
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1938
Physical Description
1 scrapbook; 11 x 17 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton, 1938.
GUSN
283340
Reference Code
MS004.036

Record details

Originator
The Day (New London, Conn.) (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
hurricanes
Material Type
scrapbooks
Places
New London county (Connecticut) [county]
Location Note
HGO-01-001-O-C-103
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Hurricane, Fire and Flood, New London, Conn., September, 1938

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