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Online Resources[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Resources for Arkansas Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Libraries and Archives[edit | edit source]

The best collection of Arkansas newspapers is at the Arkansas History Commission. The following guides can help you locate and search Arkansas newspapers:

Allsopp, Fred W. History of the Arkansas Press for a Hundred Years and More. 1922. Reprint. Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1978. FHL book 976.7 B3a.
Union List of Arkansas Newspapers, 1819-1942. Little Rock, Arkansas: Historical Records Survey, 1942. FHL book 976.7 B3h; FHL film 897366 item 2 and FHL fiche 6051358.

Newspaper Directory[edit | edit source]

The U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present is a national directory from the Library of Congress of over 140,000 newspaper titles. The directory provides a list of libraries from around the country that have the newspapers in their collections.

Digital Issues Online[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives

NewspaperArchive ($) has a collection of digitized Arkansas newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries. It may be under the name Access NewspaperArchive.

Indexes[edit | edit source]

Morgan, James Logan. Arkansas Newspaper Index, 1819-1845: Index to Obituaries, Biographical and Probate and Chancery Notices. Newport, Arkansas: Morgan Books, 1981. FHL book 976.7 B32m.

Websites[edit | edit source]