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News and Newspapers

United Kingdom newspapers -- London, Edinburgh, Belfast Gazettes (1665+)

Pennsylvania newspaper -- Pennsylvania Gazette (1728-1815)

Newspaper Microfilm -- all issues filed by title Pennsylvania Gazette

Connecticut newspaper index -- Hartford Courant (1764-1984)

Hartford Courant: Archives -- Index 1764-1984 (some articles are available online for purchase)

The UCF Library does not have microfilm for this newspaper.

Virginia newspapers index -- Historical Newspaper Index (Fairfax County) (1785-2000)

Historical Newspaper Index (Fairfax County Public Library) -- "provides over one million records from nine local newspapers covering research on the history of local buildings, lists of Civil War veterans, past Board of Supervisors meetings and election statistics, and much more."

  • Alexandria Gazette (1785-1788), (July 25, 1854-December 31, 1855) and (May 3, 1860-January 20, 1865)
  • Arlington County Record (1932-1933)
  • Fairfax City Times (1961-1968)
  • Fairfax County Independent (1929-1932)
  • Fairfax Herald (1886-1973)
  • Fairfax News (1872-1875)
  • Fairfax News - Herndon Observer (1925-1943)
  • The Local News (1861-1862)
  • The Rambler, Washington Star (1912-1928)
  • Reston Times (1965-1973), (1975-January 6, 1977), (1978), (1980-1983), (1985) and (2000)

The UCF Library does not have microfilm for any of these newspapers.

Virginia newspaper indexes -- Fredericksburg Newspapers (1787-1928)

Fredericksburg Newspapers -- indexes for various newspapers from the Fredericksburg area.

  • Virginia Herald 1787-1876
  • Architectural and Land Advertisements in the Virginia Herald 1788-1806
  • Architectural and Land Advertisements in the Virginia Herald 1807-1817
  • Impartial Observer and the Rights of Man, 1811
  • Democratic Recorder 1842-1861
  • Weekly Recorder 1844-1847
  • Fredericksburg News 1847-1884
  • Weekly Advertiser 1853-1860
  • Fredericksburg New Era, 1865-1866
  • Christian Banner, 1850 and 1862
  • Fredericksburg Ledger, 1865-1874
  • The Free Lance 1885-1900
  • The Free Lance Star 1926-1928
  • Political Arena 1827-1841
  • Virginia Star, Fredericksburg Star, and Daily Star, 1877-1926

The UCF Library does not have microfilm for any of these newspapers.

United Kingdom newspaper index -- Guardian & Observer (1791+)

Guardian & Observer: Archives -- Index 1791-2003 (some articles are available online for purchase)

The UCF Library does not have microfilm for this newspaper.

The Guardian (July 14, 1984+)

The Observer (October 07, 1992+)

Pennsylvania newspaper -- Pittsburgh Gazette (1793-1896)

Newspaper Microfilm -- all issues filed by title Pittsburgh Gazette

Virginia newspaper index -- Petersburg Public Library Newspaper Index (1797-1877)

Petersburg Public Library Newspaper Index -- "A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877."

The UCF Library does not have microfilm for any of these newspapers.

District of Columbia newspaper -- National Intelligencer (1800-1869)

Newspaper Microfilm -- all issues filed by title National Intelligencer

Louisiana Newspaper Access Program (1802-1957)

Louisiana Newspaper Access Program (LaNeAP) provides digitized versions of the earliest newspaper issues from each of Louisiana's 64 parishes, from an 1802 issue of the Moniteur de la Lousiane to a 1957 issue of the Cameron Parish Pilot.

South Carolina newspaper -- Charleston Courier (1803-1901)

Newspaper Microfilm -- all issues filed by title Charleston Courier

Indiana State Library Newspaper Indexes (1804-1991)

Indiana State Library Databases provides the following indexes to Indiana newspapers:

  • Indianapolis Newspapers Index, 1848-1888, 1979-1991
  • Logansport Newspapers Index, 1848-1855
  • New Albany Newspaper Index, 1849-1889
  • Vincennes Newspaper Index, 1804-1827

The UCF Library does not have microfilm for any newspapers from Indiana.

Georgia Historic Newspapers (1808-1979)

The Digital Library of Georgia provides full text online of:

  • Cherokee Phoenix (1828-1834)
  • Colored Tribune (1876)
  • Columbus Enquirer (1828-1890)
  • Dublin Post (1878-1887)
  • Macon Telegraph (1826-1908)
  • Milledgeville historical newspapers (1808-1920)
  • Red & Black -- University of Georgia student newspaper (1893-1979)
  • University Bumble Bee -- University of Georgia student newspaper (1889-1902)

Missouri newspaper -- Missouri Gazette/Republican (1808-1858)

Incomplete run (1808-1858) on microfilm filed in several areas by title as:

  • Missouri Gazette
  • Missouri Republican [St. Louis]
  • Daily Missouri Republican

New York newspapers -- Northern New York Historical Newspapers (1811-2008)

Northern New York Historical Newspapers provides indexed access to 44 historical newspapers from Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego and St. Lawrence counties.

Pennsylvania newspaper -- United States Gazette (Philadelphia) (1815-1838)

New York newspapers -- Old New York State Historical Newspapers (1817-2007)

Old New York State Historical Newspapers -- The Old Fulton NY Post Cards site provides digitized versions of many old newspapers from around New York State. A browsable list of the available newspapers is available here

Missouri newspapers -- various St. Louis newspapers (1819-1900)

Massachusetts newspaper -- Independent Chronicle & Boston Patriot (1825-1835)

Pennsylvania newspapers -- Pennsylvania Historical Newspapers (1826-1929)

Pennsylvania Historic Newspapers -- "The State Library of Pennsylvania continues to add digitized copies of historical Pennsylvania newspapers to the AccessPA Digital Repository. Currently you can browse issues or search by date for the following newspapers:

  • Christian Observer (Philadelphia) 1846-1844
  • Lancaster Intelligencer 1833-1852
  • Lewistown Republican 1840-1844
  • Mansfield Advertiser 1911-1929
  • Marietta Register 1883-1890
  • Mariettian - 1858-1860
  • Marietta Advocate and Farmers' and Mechanic's intelligencer, 1833-1835
  • Marietta Pioneer 9/1827-9/1828
  • Pioneer (Marietta) 9/26/1828-1/8/1830
  • Pioneer and County Advertiser 9/27/1826 - 2/2/1827
  • Potter County Journal 1897-1898
  • State's Advocate (Milton) 1826-1829
  • Sun (Philadelphia) 9/11/1844, June-August 1847
  • Sunday School Times (Philadelphia) 1862-1868
  • Whig State Journal (Harrisburg) 5/20/1851

New titles and dates will continue to be added as they are available."

New York newspaper -- Freedom's Journal (1827-1829)

Freedom's Journal -- "the first African-American owned and operated newspaper published in the United States. The Journal was published weekly in New York City from 1827 to 1829."

Pennsylvania newspapers -- Pennsylvania Civil War Era Collection (1831-1880)

Pennsylvania Civil War Era Collection "contain all the words, photographs, and advertisements from selected newspapers published during the pivotal years before, during, and after the U.S. Civil War.  Newspapers played a prominent role in the conflict.  They helped mobilize public opinion for, or against, the war, relayed battlefield developments to their readers, and documented political life on the homefront.  Beyond military or political concerns there is much on cultural topics including travel, arts and leisure, sports and contests, and local social events."

Kentucky newspapers -- Northern Kentucky Newspaper Index (1835-1933)

Northern Kentucky Newspaper Index -- "The Kenton County Public Library Newspaper Index covers the years 1835-1933 and 1982-Present. Our staff is working diligently to fill-in the remaining years. In addition to the Kentucky Enquirer and the Kentucky Post, many other smaller Northern Kentucky newspapers are also indexed including, but not limited to: Daily Commonwealth, Covington Journal, Sunday Challenger, Newport Local, Kentucky State Journal, Ticket. Currently, it is only older papers that are full text, but we are working on adding more all the time."

Missouri newspapers -- Missouri Digital Heritage (1835-1935, 1969-1975)

Missouri Newspapers (Missouri Digital Heritage) provides digitized versions of various newspapers, including: Border Star (1858-1860), Columbia Missourian (1929, 1969-1975), Daily Evening Herald & Commercial Advertiser (1835), Far West (1836), Hannibal Clipper (1874-1875, 1877), Hannibal Courier-Post (1935), Liberty Banner (1844), Liberty Tribune (1846-1848, 1852-1867, 1869-1878, 1880, 1882, 1883), Phelps County New Era (1875-1878), Rolla New Era Part 1 (1880-1897), Rolla New Era Part 2 (1889-1896), Rolla New Era Part 3 (1887), St. Louis Christian Advocate (1857-1879), St. Louis Palladium (1904), St. Louis Globe Democrat images, University City image collection.

Pennsylvania newspaper -- Philadelphia Public Ledger (1836-1872)

New York newspapers -- Suffolk Historic Newspapers (1839-1960, 1996-2007)

Suffolk Historic Newspapers

  • 1839-1960 Long Islander (Huntington)
  • 1839-1871 Corrector (Sag Harbor)
  • 1869-1879 South Side Signal (Babylon)
  • 1872-1898 Long Island Traveler (Southold)
  • 1885-1898 Sag Harbor Express (Sag Harbor)
  • 1888-1942, 1996-2007 Suffolk County News (Sayville)
  • 1892-1931 Port Jefferson Echo (Port Jefferson)

Massachusetts newspaper -- Daily Evening Transcript / Boston Evening Transcript (1840-1856)

Newspaper Microfilm -- Filed as Daily Evening Transcript and as Boston Evening Transcript

New York newspaper -- Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online (1841-1902)

Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online (1841-1902) -- "The Brooklyn Daily Eagle was published from 1841 to 1955, then revived for a short time from 1960 to 1963. Because of the enormity of the collection, the digitization of the historic Brooklyn Daily Eagle newspaper from reels of microfilm has been broken down into more than one phase. Phase I, which can at present be found on this site, covers the period from October 26, 1841 to December 31, 1902, representing half of the Eagle's years of publication."

California Digital Newspaper Collection (1849-1911)

"The California Digital Newspaper Collection offers over 200,000 pages of California newspapers spanning the years 1849-191l: the Alta California, 1849-1891; the San Francisco Call, 1893-1910; the Amador Ledger, 1900-1911; the Imperial Valley Press, 1901-1911; the Sacramento Record-Union, 1859-1890; and the Los Angeles Herald, 1905-1907. Additional years are forthcoming, as are other early California newspapers: the Californian; the California Star; the California Star and Californian; the Sacramento Transcript; the Placer Times; and the Pacific Rural Press."

California newspaper -- Alta California [San Francisco] (1849-1864)

Illinois newspaper -- Chicago Tribune (1849+)

Chicago Tribune: Archives -- Index 1852+ (some articles are available online for purchase)
-- also indexed in Google News Archives Search