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The best collection of [[Portal:Arkansas|Arkansas]] newspapers is at the [http://www.ark-ives.com/ Arkansas History Commission]. The Family History Library has not acquired copies of Arkansas newspapers, but the following guides can help you locate and search Arkansas newspapers:  
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''Union List of Arkansas Newspapers, 1819-1942''. Little Rock, Arkansas: Historical Records Survey, 1942. (FHL book 976.7 B3h; film 897366 item 2; fiche 6051358.)
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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.)
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== History  ==
  
Allsopp, Fred W. [http://books.google.com/books?id=Yk1DUhnG_LkC&dq=History+of+the+Arkansas+Press+for+a+Hundred+Years+and+More&pg=PA6&ots=3a2LsZvALW&sig=JP7F87lajt2JioGeSkJlz8CF99E&prev=http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=History+of+the+Arkansas+Press+for+a+Hundred+Years+and+More&btnG=Search&sa=X&oi=print&ct=title#PPA457,M1 ''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.)
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== Resources for Arkansas Newspapers  ==
  
'''Online Resources'''
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=== Libraries and Archives  ===
  
[http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/obits/ar/mainobit.html?cj=1&o_xid=0001177077&o_lid=0001177077&o_xt=41327767 http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/obits/ar/mainobit.html?cj=1&o_xid=0001177077&o_lid=0001177077&o_xt=41327767]
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The best collection of [[Arkansas]] newspapers is at the [http://www.ark-ives.com/ Arkansas History Commission]. The following guides can help you locate and search Arkansas newspapers:  
  
[http://www.ancestry.com www.ancestry.com]  ($)
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:Allsopp, Fred W. [http://books.google.com/books?id=Yk1DUhnG_LkC&dq=History+of+the+Arkansas+Press+for+a+Hundred+Years+and+More&pg=PA6&ots=3a2LsZvALW&sig=JP7F87lajt2JioGeSkJlz8CF99E&prev=http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=History+of+the+Arkansas+Press+for+a+Hundred+Years+and+More&btnG=Search&sa=X&oi=print&ct=title#PPA457,M1 ''History of the Arkansas Press for a Hundred Years and More'']''. 1922''. Reprint. Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1978. {{FHL|177553|item|disp=FHL book 976.7 B3a}}.
  
http://www.ancestorhunt.com/obituary_search.htm<br>
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:''Union List of Arkansas Newspapers, 1819-1942''. Little Rock, Arkansas: Historical Records Survey, 1942. {{FHL|179902|item|disp=FHL book 976.7 B3h}}; {{FHL|179902|item|disp=FHL film 897366 item 2}} and {{FHL|179902|item|disp=FHL fiche 6051358}}.
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==== Newspaper Directory  ====
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The [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles 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.
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=== Digital Issues Online  ===
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{{wikipedia|Wikipedia:List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=7 NewspaperArchive] ($) has a collection of digitized Arkansas newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries. It may be under the name Access NewspaperArchive.
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=== Indexes  ===
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Morgan, James Logan. ''Arkansas Newspaper Index, 1819-1845: Index to Obituaries, Biographical and Probate and Chancery Notices''. Newport, Arkansas: Morgan Books, 1981. {{FHL|291510|item|disp=FHL book 976.7 B32m}}.
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== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] ($)
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/obituary_search.htm Ancestor Hunt]&nbsp;
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History

Resources for Arkansas Newspapers

Libraries and Archives

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

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

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

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.

Web Sites