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The State Historical Society of Missouri has a major collection of newspapers. In the collection are [[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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Resources for Missouri Newspapers include:
  
St. Louis Public Library has a list of newspapers owned by the Library on its website:
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*The State Historical Society of Missouri -- in the collection are [[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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*[http://previous.slpl.org/libsrc/newscoll.htm St. Louis Public Library] - list of newspapers owned by the Library in its microfilm collection; covers 1808-2008.<br>
  
[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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St. Louis Public Library has also created an [http://previous.slpl.org/libsrc/obit.htm Obituary Index] for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch newspaper.&nbsp; The index covers obituaries, death notices, and burial permits.&nbsp; Years indexed thus far are:
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'''Digital Issues Online'''
  
1880-1930
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*[http://statehistoricalsocietyofmissouri.org/collections/dailymissourirepublican.php Daily Missouri Republican, 1861-1865] - via the State Historical Society of Missouri
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*[http://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/mo Missouri Historical Newspapers Online] - via the Online Historical Newspapers Directory
  
1942-1945
 
  
1960-1961
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'''Indexes'''
  
1992-present  
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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. &nbsp;Years indexed thus far include: 1880-1930, 1942-1945, 1960-1961, 1992- present.&nbsp;<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.&nbsp;
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*[http://www.sdhistory.org/arc/newsbio/default.asp Newspaper Surname Index] - created by the South Dakota Historical Society. Index&nbsp;covers a wide range of titles and years, 1781-2006. Searches can be by year, by birth, death, marriage, or other.
  
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.&nbsp; Years indexed include:
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1915-1927
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'''Print Resources'''
  
1942-1945&nbsp;  
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*William H. Taft, Missouri Newspapers, ''When and Where, 1808-1963'' (Columbia: University of Missouri, 1964; Family History Library book {{FHL|155658|title-id|disp=977.8 B3t}}). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/10526417 Find In A Library]
  
To locate newspapers, use William H. Taft, Missouri Newspapers, ''When and Where, 1808-1963'' (Columbia: University of Missouri, 1964; Family History Library book {{FHL|155658|title-id|disp=977.8 B3t}}).
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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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Revision as of 19:15, 20 March 2011

Resources for Missouri Newspapers include:

  • The State Historical Society of Missouri -- in the collection are 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.
  • St. Louis Public Library - list of newspapers owned by the Library in its microfilm collection; covers 1808-2008.


Digital Issues Online


Indexes

  • 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: 1880-1930, 1942-1945, 1960-1961, 1992- present. 
  • St. Louis Argus Index -- an African-American newspaper;index created by the St. Louis Public Library. Years indexed include 1915-1927, 1942-1945. 
  • Newspaper Surname Index - created by the South Dakota Historical Society. Index covers a wide range of titles and years, 1781-2006. Searches can be by year, by birth, death, marriage, or other.


Print Resources

  • William H. Taft, Missouri Newspapers, When and Where, 1808-1963 (Columbia: University of Missouri, 1964; Family History Library book 977.8 B3t). Find In A Library


Web Sites

http://www.umsystem.edu/shs/newspaper.shtml

http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/index.php?action=displaycat&catid=340

http://www.ancestorhunt.com/missouri_newspaper_obituaries.htm

http://previous.slpl.org/libsrc/obit.htm