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The Merciad Newspaper

Identifier: UA-253

Scope and Contents

This collection features bound volumes of The Merciad, a Mercyhurst University publication. These range in dates from December 1929 through April 2015. This collection features format changes throughout the years, such as, the size of the newspaper, the texture of the paper, and the print used. In earlier years, photos of the graduating classes were featured. When the newspaper was further developed, regular articles, pen sketches, and editorials appeared. The Merciad highlighted many of the prominent lectures, musicians, and actors who appeared at Mercyhurst.


  • 1929-2015


88 Volumes (88 bound newspaper volumes.)

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Repository Details

Part of the Sister Mary Lawrence Franklin Archival Center Repository

Mercyhurst University
501 East 38th Street
Hammermill Library
Erie Pennsylvania 16546 United States