Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Joseph Parrish Thompson and Leonard Bacon papers, 1845-1928

Series III: The Independent, 1853-1908

This series contains a few items pertaining directly to The Independent itself. These items include an issue of the paper dating to July 28, 1853, during Thompson and Bacon's tenure as editors, as well as the sixtieth anniversary issue of the periodical, dating to 1908. This issue includes reprinted material from earlier issues that were overseen by Thompson and Bacon.

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Box 2 Article about the Broadway Tabernacle, ca. 1902 (photocopy), ca. 1902

Box 2 60th anniversary issue of The Independent,, 1908

Box 3 Issue of The Independent 28, July 1853