Arizona Newspapers

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Resources for Arizona Newspapers

Libraries and Archives

The Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records has copies of newspapers dating from 1860. The Arizona State University Library at, University of Arizona Library at, and large public libraries also have good collections of Arizona newspapers. The Family History Library has not acquired copies of the papers. A guide to locating early newspapers from the territorial era is:

Estelle Lutrell, Newspapers and Periodicals of Arizona, 1859-1911. Tucson, Arizona: University of rizona,1950. (Family History Library book 979.1 B2L).

Newspaper Directory

  • 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.
  • Arizona Newspapers features a list of links to Arizona newspapers currently online.

Digital Issues Online

Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives ($) has a collection of digitized Arizona newspapers online. This database is free at some libraries under the name AccessNewspaperArchive.

Graham Guardian Newspaper (Safford, Ariz.) 1895-1923 is available for searching Online.  Click Browse Issues tab.

Mohave County Miner Newspaper (Mineral Park, A.T. [Ariz.]) 1882-1918 is also availble. 

Safford Rattler (Safford, Ariz.) 1896-189? is available Online.


Web Sites