Connecticut Newspapers

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History

A resource for information about Connecticut newspapers is:

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 Newspapers Online

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

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

Indexes

Marriage and death notices published in Connecticut newspapers for the period 1796 to 1865 have been indexed in the Charles R. Hale Collection, described in the Wiki article, Connecticut Cemeteries (FHL film 003076-398).

The Hartford Times published a genealogical queries section at various times from 1901 to 1967. Indexes to surnames and copies of clippings for some years are at the Family History Library (on 9 FHL films beginning with 1421780). This is listed in the Family History Library Catalog under CONNECTICUT - GENEALOGY.

Web Sites

Connecticut Newspapers, (accessed 1 Mar 2011).  Online newspaper links for the state of Connecticut.