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

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1938

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-C-103

GUSN

GUSN-283340

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hurricanes
scrapbooks

Physical Description

1 scrapbook; 11 x 17 inches

Collection Code

MS004

Collection Name

Scrapbooks collection

Date of Acquisition

1938

Reference Code

MS004.036

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton, 1938.

Places

New London county (Connecticut) [county]

Record Details

Originator

The Day (New London, Conn.) (Publisher)

Material Type

scrapbooks

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-C-103

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