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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. (Family History Library book 976.7 B3a.)
Union List of Arkansas Newspapers, 1819-1942. Little Rock, Arkansas: Historical Records Survey, 1942. (Family History Library book 976.7 B3h; film 897366 item 2; fiche 6051358.)

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. (Family History Library book 976.7 B32m.)

Web Sites