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US newspapers (18th and 19th century)

This is an index to the library's newspapers, on microfilm and in print, published in the United States in the18th and 19th centuries. Microforms are on the Main Library's third floor unless otherwise noted.

MF= Microfilm; MFC=Microfiche; Newspapers=alphabetically arranged in Newspaper microfilm cabinets; *=African American newspaper

Alabama

Huntsville Gazette * (Huntsville): 1881-1894
MF #4616

Mobile Daily Register (Mobile): 1859-1864
MF #2072

Arizona

Arizona Daily Orb (Bisbee): 1898-1899
Special Collections

Weekly Orb (Bisbee): 1898-1899
Special Collections

Note: The Arizona Daily Orb and the Weekly Orb merged.

Arizona Republic (Phoenix): 1890--
Newspapers

Tombstone Prospector (Tombstone): 1887-1889
MF #4492
Note: Tombstone Epitaph was the Sunday edition of this paper.

Arizona Weekly Citizen (Tucson): 1878-1881
MF #4488

Arizona Daily Star (Tucson): 1879--
MF #4488

Arizona Weekly Star (Tucson): 1877-1899
MF #4489

Tucson Citizen (Tucson): 1879-2009
Newspapers
Note: Ceased publication. Earlier titles were Arizona Daily Citizen, Daily Arizona Citizen.

Weekly Arizonian (Tucson): 1859-1871
MF #800

California

Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles): 1881--
Newspapers

Butte Democrat (Oroville): 1859-1862
MF#2188

Daily Alta California (San Francisco): 1849-1869
MF#4476

Daily Evening Bulletin (San Francisco): 1855-1895
MF#6614

San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco): 1869--
Newspapers

Santa Rosa Press-Democrat  (Santa Rosa): 1857-1923
MF #2340

Equal Rights Expositor (Visalia): 1862-1863
MF #2187 

Tulare County Record (Visalia): 1859-1867
MF #2189

Visalia Weekly Delta (Visalia): 1859-1919
MF #2189

Colorado

Denver Post (Denver): 1946-2005
Newspapers

Rocky Mountain News (Denver): 1860-1879
MF #2345

Connecticut

American Mercury (Hartford):  1784-1825
MF #7599

Connecticut Mirror (Hartford): 1809-1832
MF #7599

Witness (Litchfield): 1805-1807
MF #7590

Litchfield Gazette (Litchfield): 1808-1809
MF #7590

Connecticut Gazette (New London): 1763-1820
MF #7616

Florida

St. Petersburg Times (St. Petersburg): 1980-1993
Newspapers

 Georgia

Atlanta Constitution (Atlanta): 1868--
Newspapers

Columbus Enquirer (Columbus): 1855-1866 
MF #2342

Enquirer (Columbus): 1876-1878
MF #3289

Illinois

Chicago Tribune (Chicago): 1849-2005
Newspapers

Jacksonville Journal (Jacksonville): 1860-1866
MF#2844

Indiana

Indianapolis Daily Journal (Indianapolis): 1859-1860
MF #2185

Crawfordsville Saturday Evening Journal (Crawfordsville): 1875-1886
MF#5009

Iowa

Burlington Weekly Hawkeye (Burlington): 1843-1851
MF#3272

Kansas

Albilene Chronicle (Albilene): 1886-1908; 1910-1914
MF#6600

Kentucky

Covington Journal (Covington): 1857-1862
MF#2186

Louisville Courier (Louisville): 1858-1861
MF#2078

Louisville Daily Courier (Louisville): 1858-1865
MF#2079

Louisiana

L'Abeille de la Nouvelle Orleans/New Orleans Bee (New Orleans): 1827-1900
MF#2073

New Orleans Tribune/La Tribune de la Nouvelle-Orleans * (New Orleans): 1864-1869
MF#4617

Times-Picayune (New Orleans): 1837-1993
Newspapers

The Weekly Louisianian * (New Orleans): 1870-1882
MF#4618

Maine

Eastern Argus (Portland): 1803-1820
MF#7612

Massachusetts

American Apollo (Boston): 1792-1794
MF#4501/7623

Argus (Boston): 1791-1793
MF#7628

Boston Chronicle (Boston): 1767-1770
MF#7624, Reel 1

Boston Evening Post (Boston): 1735-1775
MF#7588

Boston Evening Transcript (Boston): 1858-1865
MF#2071

Boston Gazette (Boston): 1719-1798
MF#7604, Reels 3-9

Boston News-Letter (Boston): 1704-1776
MF#7615

Boston Post-Boy (Boston): 1735-1775
MF#7588, Reels 5-8

Boston Price Current (Boston): 1795-1802
MF#7604

The Censor (Boston): 1771-1772
MF#7624, Reel 2

Columbian Centinel (Boston): 1790-1820
MF#7613

Continental Journal (Boston): 1776-1787
MF#7593

Federal Orrery (Boston): 1794-1796
MF#7623, Reel 2

Herald of Freedom (Boston): 1788-1791
MF#7628

Independent Chronicle (Boston): 1776-1820
MF#7620

Independent Ledger (Boston): 1778-1786
MF#7605

Massachusetts Centinel (Boston): 1784-1790
MF#7607

Massachusetts Mercury (Boston): 1793-1803
MF#7598

Massachusetts Spy (Boston): 1767-1772
MF#7624, Reel 2

New England Chronicle (Boston): 1776--
MF#7620

New England Courant (Boston): 1721-1727
MF#7625

New England Palladium (Boston): 1803-1820
MF#7614

New England Weekly Journal (Boston): 1727-1741
MF#7600

Weekly Rehearsal (Boston): 1731-1735
MF#7625

Yankee (Boston): 1812-1819
MF#7595

Yankee (Boston): 1828--
MF#3299

Impartial Register (Salem): 1800--
MF#7626

Salem Impartial Register (Salem): 1801-1807
MF#7626

Essex Register (Salem): 1800-1820
MF#7626

Note: The above three entries for Salem are the same paper; newspaper title changed throughout the years.

Springfield Republican (Springfield): 1844--
MF#2341

National Aegis (Worcester): 1801-1820
MF#7597

Mississippi

Clarion-Ledger (Jackson): 1869-1890
MF#3290

Mississippi Free Trader (Natchez): 1858-1860
MF#2076

Natchez Daily Free Trader (Natchez):  1858-1860
MF#2075

Weekly Democrat or Natchez Weekly Democrat (Natchez): 1865-1876
MF#3291

Missouri

Kansas City Enterprise (Kansas City): 1855-1857
MF#6602

St. Louis Old School Democrat (Kansas City): 1843
MF#2121

St. Louis Democrat (Kansas City): 1843-1861
MF#2121

Daily Missouri Democrat (Kansas City): 1858-1861
MF#2121

Missouri Argus (Saint Louis): 1835-1840
MF#6609

Saint Louis Beacon (Saint Louis): 1829-1832
MF#6605

Saint Louis Enquirer (Saint Louis): 1819-1824
MF#6604

The following Missouri Newspapers can be found online through the Historic Missouri Newspapers Project.

Columbia Missourian: 1929; 1966-1985

Daily Evening Herald: 1835

The Far West: 1836

Hannibal Courier: 1935; 1988

The Independent: 1894-1905

The Liberty Banner: 1844

Liberty Weekly Tribune: 1846-1852; 1850-1883

Missouri Republican: 1865

St. Louis Christian Advocate: 1857-1858; 1860; 1866-1870, 1874-1879

St. Louis Globe-Democrat: 1875--

St. Louis Palladium: 1907

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Mercury (Portsmouth): 1784-1788
MF#7621

Farmer's Weekly Museum (Walpole): 1797-1810
MF#7610

New Hampshire Journal (Walpole): 1793-1797
MF#7621

New Jersey

New Jersey & Trenton Gazette (Burlington): 1777-1788
MF#7609

New Mexico

Raton Comet (Raton): 1882-1886
MF#6610

Raton Daily Range (Raton): 1887-1911
MF#6610

Raton Guard (Raton): 1881-1882
MF#6610

Santa Fe New Mexican (Santa Fe): 1868-1883; 1886-1912
MF#4477

Silver City Tribune (Silver City): 1873--
MF#1458

New York 

American Minerva (New York): 1793-1797
MF#7619

Brooklyn Daily Eagle (New York): 1841-1955
Online access through the New York Public Library.

Douglass' Monthly * (New York): 1859-1863
MFC#1891
Note: this is a supplement to Frederick Douglass' Paper. See Rochester, NY.

Freedom's Journal * (New York): 1827-1829
MF#7673

Harper's Weekly (New York): 1857-1916
AP 2 .H32

Independent (New York): 1848-1850
MF#4860

National Anti-Slavery Standard (New York): 1840-1870
MF#7550

New York Herald (New York): 1835-1919
MF#5051
Note: also known as the New York Herald-Tribune.

New York Journal or General Advertiser (New York): 1766--
MF#2042

New York Times (New York): 1851--
Newspapers

New York Daily Tribune (New York): 1851-1907
MF#4474

New York Tribune (New York): 1866-1876
MF#4474

New York Weekly Journal (New York): 1733-1751
MF#7601

The Sun (New York): 1900-1947
MF#3502

The World (New York): 1860-1880
MF#3306

Chautauquan (Jamestown): 1881-1903
AP 2 .C45

The North Star * (Rochester): 1847-1851
MF#7672
Note: Later known as Frederick Douglass' Paper, also supplemented by Douglass' Monthly. See New York City.

North Carolina

North Carolina Whig (Charlotte): 1852-1863
MF#2086

Greensborough Patriot (Greensborough): 1855-1860
MF#2089

Little Ad. (Greensboro):1860--
MF#2089 

Democratic Press (Raleigh): 1859-1860
MF#2087

Live Giraffe and the Democratic Press (Raleigh): 1852-1860
MF#2087
Note: Many issues missing

North Carolina Standard (Raleigh): 1856-1868
MF#2088

North Carolina Whig (Raleigh): 1852-1863
MF#2086

Raleigh Sentinel (Raleigh): 1865-1877
MF#3280

Raleigh Register (Raleigh): 1814-
MF#1819

Daily Herald (Wilmington): 1851-1861
MF#2090

Wilmington Herald (Wilmington): 1865-1866
MF#2091

Ohio

Plain Dealer (Cleveland): 1896-1919; 1967
Newspapers

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Argus (Greensburg): 1847-1854;1862-1866; 1872-1874
MF#2081

Der Wahre Amerikaner (Lancaster): 1804-1811
MF#7589

American Weekly Mercury (Philadelphia): 1719-1746
MF#7594

Freeman's Journal (Philadelphia): 1781-1792
MF#7606

Level of Europe (Philadelphia): 1781-1792
MF#7630

National Anti-Slavery Standard (Philadelphia): 1840-1870
MF#7550

National Gazette (Philadelphia): 1791-1793
MF#7630

Philadelphia Minerva (Philadelphia): 1795-1798
MF#7630

Penn. Journal & Weekly Adv. (Philadelphia): 1742-1793
MF#857 

Porcupine's Gazette (Philadelphia): 1707-1800
MF#7602

Tickler (Philadelphia): 1807-1813
MF #3299/7611

Rhode Island

Rhode-Island Gazette (Newport): 1732-1733
MF#7629

Gazette Françoise (Newport): 1780-1781
MF#7629

Newport Herald (Newport): 1787-1791
MF#7629

Providence Gazette (Providence): 1762-1825
MF#7617

United States Chronicle (Providence): 1783-1804
MF#7608

South Carolina

Charleston Daily Courier (Charleston): 1803-1873
MF#4472

Charleston Mercury (Charleston): 1822-1908
MF#3285

Charleston Evening Gazette (Charleston): 1785-1786
MF#7647

Charleston Morning Post (Charleston): 1786-1787
MF#7648
Note: See also Daily Advertiser.

City Gazette (Charleston): 1787-1803
MF#7649

Advertiser (Edgefield): 1856-1885
MF#3288

Enterprise and Mountaineer (Greenville): 1871-1880
MF#3342
Note: Also known as the Greenville Enterprise.

Tennessee

Memphis Weekly Appeal-Avalanche (Memphis): 1858-1860
MF#2077

Memphis Avalanche (Memphis): 1858-1890
MF#2191

Texas

El Paso Times (El Paso):  1883-1920
MF#2194

Galveston Tri-Weekly News (1869-1870)
MF#2512

Galveston Weekly News (1842-1868)
MF#2511

Utah

Deseret News (Salt Lake City): 1850-1898
MF#4478

Deseret Weekly (Salt Lake City): 1888-1898
MF#4478
Note: same as Deseret News; changed names

Salt Lake Tribune (Salt lake City): 1871-2002
Newspapers

Vermont

Green Mountain Patriot (Peacham): 1798-1810
MF#7622

Rutland Weekly Herald (Rutland): 1857-1861
MF#2074

Virginia

People's Advocate (Alexandria): 1876-1886
MF#4619

Lynchburg Daily Virginian (Lynchburg): 1822-1893
MF#2190

Richmond Enquirer (Richmond): 1815-1855; 1860-1861
MF#4475

Washington 

Seattle Daily Times (Seattle): 1966--
Newspapers

Washington D.C.

Constitution (Washington D.C.): 1859-1861
MF#2175

Daily National Intelligencer  (Washington D.C.): 1800-1869
MF#4480

National Era *  (Washington D.C.): 1847-1860
MF#7566

The People's Advocate * (Washington D.C.): 1876-1886
MF#4619 

United States Daily (Washington D.C.): 1926-1933
MF#4412

Washington Post (Washington D.C.): 1889--
Newspapers

Washington Star News  (Washington D.C.): 1852-1904
MF#5012

Washington Union (Washington D.C.): 1845-1859
MF#2184

West Virginia

West Virginia Weekly Times (Parkersburg): 1865-1872
MF#3344