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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Newspapers|U.S. Newspapers]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New Hampshire|New Hampshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New_Hampshire_Newspapers|Newspapers]]''
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== Introduction  ==
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Newspapers publish notices of marriage, divorce, death, funerals, obituaries, and wartime casualty lists. Notices include names of the persons involved and date of the event and may contain maiden names, names of parents, and other relatives.  
 
Newspapers publish notices of marriage, divorce, death, funerals, obituaries, and wartime casualty lists. Notices include names of the persons involved and date of the event and may contain maiden names, names of parents, and other relatives.  
  
 
Newspapers also publish articles of local interest, including religious and social events in the community with the names of those involved. Some newspapers serve several communities and devote columns to the everyday happenings in the area. Newspapers also include legal notices, estate sales, and advertising for local businesses.  
 
Newspapers also publish articles of local interest, including religious and social events in the community with the names of those involved. Some newspapers serve several communities and devote columns to the everyday happenings in the area. Newspapers also include legal notices, estate sales, and advertising for local businesses.  
  
New Hampshire’s newspapers began in 1756 with the Portsmouth New Hampshire Gazette. The New Hampshire Historical Society and the New Hampshire State Library are major repositories of New Hampshire newspapers. For addresses of these repositories, see [[New Hampshire Archives and Libraries|New Hampshire Archives and Libraries]] and [[New Hampshire Societies|New Hampshire Societies]].  
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== History  ==
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New Hampshire’s newspapers began in 1756 with the Portsmouth New Hampshire Gazette.  
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== Resources for New Hampshire Newspapers  ==
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=== Libraries and Archives  ===
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The New Hampshire Historical Society and the New Hampshire State Library are major repositories of New Hampshire newspapers. For addresses of these repositories, see [[New Hampshire Archives and Libraries|New Hampshire Archives and Libraries]] and [[New Hampshire Societies|New Hampshire Societies]].
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=== Guide to Indexes  ===
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New England Library Association. Bibliography Committee. ''A Guide to Newspaper Indexes in New England''. Holden, Massachusetts: New England Library Association, 1978. New Hampshire indexes are included in this guide. {{FHL|20164|title-id|disp=Family History Library book 974 B32n; fiche 6051391}}.
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=== Newspaper Directories  ===
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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.
  
=== Inventory on the Internet  ===
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*The New Hampshire State Library Concord, N.H. has a [http://www.nh.gov/nhsl/nhais/project_title_list.html list of New Hampshire newspapers] microfilmed for the [http://www.nh.gov/nhsl/nhais/newspaper_project.html New Hampshire Newspaper Project]. The list gives the newspaper title, town, publisher, life span, and catalog and reel numbers so researchers can contact them for further details and obtain microfilm copies for purchase.<br>
  
Over 1,800 New Hampshire newspapers are cataloged in:
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=== Digital Issues Online  ===
  
''New Hampshire Newspaper Project''. In New Hampshire State Library [database online]. Concord, N.H.: State Library, May 1999– [cited 25 February 2000]. Available at [http://www.state.nh.us/nhsl www.state.nh.us/nhsl/network/newstitle_1.html.] Briefly lists newspaper title, town, publisher, life span, and catalog and reel numbers so researchers can contact them for further details and obtain microfilm copies through interlibrary loan.  
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov Chronicling America] has some historical issues for the state of New Hampshire online. <br>
  
The Family History Library does not have copies of New Hampshire newspapers, but it does have some published abstracts from newspapers, such as:
 
  
Hammond, Otis G. Notices from the ''New Hampshire Gazette'', 1765–1800. Lambertville, New Jersey: Hunterdon House, 1970. ([http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=230642&disp=Notices+from+the+New+Hampshire+Gazette2++ Family History Library book 974.2 V2ho; film 908584; fiche 6051306]). These notices include marriage and death notices, primarily from Portsmouth and nearby areas. The book includes indexes.
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{{wikipedia|Wikipedia:List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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=== Family History Library ===
  
=== Published Indexes  ===
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The Family History Library does not have copies of New Hampshire newspapers, but it does have some published abstracts from newspapers, such as:
  
New England Library Association. Bibliography Committee. ''A Guide to Newspaper Indexes in New England''. Holden, Massachusetts: New England Library Association, 1978. ([http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=20164&disp=A+guide+to+newspaper+indexes+in+New+Engl++ Family History Library book 974 B32n; fiche 6051391]). New Hampshire indexes are included in this guide.  
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*Hammond, Otis G. ''Notices from the New Hampshire Gazette, 1765–1800''. Lambertville, New Jersey: Hunterdon House, 1970. ({{FHL|230642|title-id|disp=Family History Library book 974.2 V2ho; film 908584; fiche 6051306}}). These notices include marriage and death notices, primarily from Portsmouth and nearby areas. The book includes indexes.
  
More resources regarding local newspapers for New Hampshire can be found in the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:
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== Web Sites  ==
  
NEW HAMPSHIRE- NEWSPAPERS
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*[http://www.50states.com 50states.com].&nbsp; [http://www.50states.com/newhamps.htm New Hampshire Newspapers]. Has an alphabetical list of newspapers with the towns where located and links to the newspapers' current web sites.<br>
  
NEW HAMPSHIRE, [COUNTY]- NEWSPAPERS
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*[http://www.newslink.org NewsLink].&nbsp; [http://www.newslink.org/nhnews.html New Hampshire Newspapers]. Arranges the newspapers by type, then by town, then name of the newspaper with a link to the newspaper's current web site.<br>
  
NEW HAMPSHIRE, [COUNTY], [TOWN]- NEWSPAPERS
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Revision as of 01:48, 11 July 2012

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Introduction

Newspapers publish notices of marriage, divorce, death, funerals, obituaries, and wartime casualty lists. Notices include names of the persons involved and date of the event and may contain maiden names, names of parents, and other relatives.

Newspapers also publish articles of local interest, including religious and social events in the community with the names of those involved. Some newspapers serve several communities and devote columns to the everyday happenings in the area. Newspapers also include legal notices, estate sales, and advertising for local businesses.

History

New Hampshire’s newspapers began in 1756 with the Portsmouth New Hampshire Gazette.

Resources for New Hampshire Newspapers

Libraries and Archives

The New Hampshire Historical Society and the New Hampshire State Library are major repositories of New Hampshire newspapers. For addresses of these repositories, see New Hampshire Archives and Libraries and New Hampshire Societies.

Guide to Indexes

New England Library Association. Bibliography Committee. A Guide to Newspaper Indexes in New England. Holden, Massachusetts: New England Library Association, 1978. New Hampshire indexes are included in this guide. Family History Library book 974 B32n; fiche 6051391.

Newspaper Directories

  • 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.
  • The New Hampshire State Library Concord, N.H. has a list of New Hampshire newspapers microfilmed for the New Hampshire Newspaper Project. The list gives the newspaper title, town, publisher, life span, and catalog and reel numbers so researchers can contact them for further details and obtain microfilm copies for purchase.

Digital Issues Online


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

Family History Library

The Family History Library does not have copies of New Hampshire newspapers, but it does have some published abstracts from newspapers, such as:

Web Sites

  • NewsLinkNew Hampshire Newspapers. Arranges the newspapers by type, then by town, then name of the newspaper with a link to the newspaper's current web site.