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The State Historical Society of Missouri has a major collection of newspapers. In the collection are [[Portal:Missouri|Missouri]] newspapers from about 1800, and card indexes by name and subject to some of the early papers. The Society and the Family History Library also have several published abstracts and indexes of obituaries and marriages from 1808 to 1870.  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Newspapers|U.S. Newspapers]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri_Newspapers|Newspapers]]''
  
St. Louis Public Library has a list of newspapers owned by the Library on its website:
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=== Resources for Missouri Newspapers  ===
  
[http://previous.slpl.org/libsrc/newscoll.htm St. Louis Newspapers on Microfilm in the Collection of St. Louis Public Library, 1808-2008]
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==== Libraries and Archives  ====
  
St. Louis Public Library has also created an [http://previous.slpl.org/libsrc/obit.htm Obituary Index] for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch newspaper.  The index covers obituaries, death notices, and burial permits.  Years indexed thus far are:
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[http://shs.umsystem.edu State Historical Society of Missouri] has Missouri newspapers from about 1800, and card indexes by name and subject to some of the early papers. The Society also has a [http://shs.umsystem.edu/newspaper/newspapercatalog map by county] of newspapers on microfilm. They are available for [http://shs.umsystem.edu/newspaper inter-library loan]. The Society and the Family History Library also have several published abstracts and indexes of obituaries and marriages from 1808 to 1870.  
  
1880-1930
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[http://www.slpl.org St. Louis Public Library] has a [http://previous.slpl.org/libsrc/newscoll.htm list of newspapers] owned by the library in its microfilm collection; covers 1808-2008.
  
1942-1945
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===== Newspaper Directory  =====
  
1960-1961
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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.
  
1992-present
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==== Digital Issues Online  ====
  
St. Louis Public Library has also created an [http://previous.slpl.org/libsrc/argusobit.htm Obituary Index] for the St. Louis Argus, an African-American newspaper.  Years indexed include:
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{{wikipedia|Wikipedia:List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
  
1915-1927
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=58 NewspaperArchive.com] ($) has a collection of digitized Missouri newspapers online. This database is free at some libraries. It may be under the name Access NewspaperArchive.
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*The [http://statehistoricalsocietyofmissouri.org/cdm State Historical Society of Missouri] has historical Missouri newspapers online including the Daily Missouri Republican, 1861-1865.
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*[http://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/mo Missouri Historical Newspapers Online] - via the Online Historical Newspapers Directory.
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov Chronicling America] has some historical issues for the state of Missouri online.
  
1942-1945 
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==== Indexes  ====
  
To locate newspapers, use William H. Taft, Missouri Newspapers, ''When and Where, 1808-1963'' (Columbia: University of Missouri, 1964; Family History Library book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=155658&disp=Missouri+newspapers%20%20&columns=*,0,0 977.8 B3t]).  
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*[http://previous.slpl.org/libsrc/obit.htm St. Louis Post-Dispatch Obituary Index] - created by the St. Louis Public Library. Index covers obituaries, death notices, and burial permits. Years indexed thus far include: 1880-1927, 1942-1945, 1992-2005<br>
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*[http://previous.slpl.org/libsrc/argusobit.htm St. Louis Argus Index] -- an African-American newspaper;index created by the St. Louis Public Library. Years indexed include 1915-1927, 1942-1945.
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*[http://www.slcl.org/content/westliche-post-death-notice-index-1878-1892 Westliche Post Obituary Index] - (St. Louis German-language newspaper) Years indexed: 1878-1892.
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*[http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=c3f2b866bb41e9d8cddadeb601021526;page=index;c=catalogic;g=shs Index to Selected Missouri Newspapers] - Index to some 1800s Missouri newspapers at the State Historical Society of Missouri.
  
The South Dakota State Historical Society has created a [http://www.sdhistory.org/arc/newsbio/default.asp Newspaper Surname Index].&nbsp;Index&nbsp;covers a wide range of titles and years, 1781-2006. Searches can be by year, by birth, death, marriage, or other.&nbsp;
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==== Print Resources  ====
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*William H. Taft, Missouri Newspapers, ''When and Where, 1808-1963'' (Columbia: University of Missouri, 1964) {{WorldCat|10526417|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}, {{FHL|155658|item|disp=FHL book 977.8 B3t}}
  
 
=== Web Sites  ===
 
=== Web Sites  ===
  
[http://www.umsystem.edu/shs/newspaper.shtml http://www.umsystem.edu/shs/newspaper.shtml]  
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*[http://www.umsystem.edu/shs/newspaper.shtml The State Historical Society of Missouri Newspaper Collection]  
 
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*[http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/index.php?action=displaycat&catid=340 Newspaper Abstracts - Missouri]  
[http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/index.php?action=displaycat&catid=340 http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/index.php?action=displaycat&amp;catid=340]  
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/missouri_newspaper_obituaries.htm Ancestor Hunt - Missouri Newspapers]  
 
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*[http://previous.slpl.org/libsrc/obit.htm St. Louis Obituary index]
[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/missouri_newspaper_obituaries.htm http://www.ancestorhunt.com/missouri_newspaper_obituaries.htm]  
 
 
 
[http://previous.slpl.org/libsrc/obit.htm http://previous.slpl.org/libsrc/obit.htm]  
 
  
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Resources for Missouri Newspapers

Libraries and Archives

State Historical Society of Missouri has Missouri newspapers from about 1800, and card indexes by name and subject to some of the early papers. The Society also has a map by county of newspapers on microfilm. They are available for inter-library loan. The Society and the Family History Library also have several published abstracts and indexes of obituaries and marriages from 1808 to 1870.

St. Louis Public Library has a list of newspapers owned by the library in its microfilm collection; covers 1808-2008.

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

Indexes

Print Resources

Web Sites