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Cape Girardeau Weekly Argus
1863-1871
 
Extent: 4 bound volumes (1609 pages) + 2 items
 
Accession Number: 2008.016.
Abstract: Original copies of a weekly newspaper published by W. H. Hamilton in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
 
Processed by: Lisa Speer, March 2008
 
Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University
Phone: (573) 651-2245; Fax:(573) 651-2666; Email: semoarchives@semo.edu
 
Provenance:  Argus was donated to Special Collections in May of 2008
 
Citation: Cape Girardeau Weekly Argus [date], Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University
 
Restrictions: Photocopy and scanning not permitted. 
 
Other Finding Aids Available:  An online searchable digital version is available in our digital collections.
 
Scope and Content Note
 
Original copies of the Cape Girardeau Weekly Argus, a newspaper published in Cape Girardeau,  [MO]
The newspaper is bound into 4 books.  Dates range from 1863 Jun 18 - 1871 Jun 1 when publication ceased.

The four books are divided as follows:
Book 1: 1863 Jun 18 (Vol. I, No. 1) 1865 Jun 8 (Vol. II, No. 52)
Book 2: 1865 Jun 15 (Vol. III, No. 1 1867 Jun 6 (Vol. IV, No. 52)
Book 3: 1867 Jun 13 (Vol. V, No. 1) 1869 June 3 (Vol. VI, No. 52)
Book 4: 1869 Jun 10 (Vol. VII, No. 1) 1871 Jun 1 (Vol. VII, No. 52)

Damaged Issues: 1865 Jun 15 - 1865 Jul 27
Missing Issues:  1864 May 26; 1869 Sep 16 

Additional loose copies of April 21, 1870 and July 7, 1864 available in oversized storage.
 
Rules or Conventions: Finding Aid prepared using DACS
 
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