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{{Adoption TXGenWeb}}The best collections of Texas newspapers are in the archives listed in [[Texas Archives and Libraries]]. The Family History Library has microfilm copies of a few newspapers, such as the Galveston Daily News from 1865 to 1900.  
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== Resources for Texas Newspapers ==
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The best collections of Texas newspapers are in the archives listed in [[Texas Archives and Libraries]]. The Family History Library has microfilm copies of a few newspapers, such as the Galveston Daily News from 1865 to 1900.  
  
 
Guides to help you locate newspapers are:  
 
Guides to help you locate newspapers are:  
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*Pearl Hendricks, comp., ''Texas Obituaries: Death Notices Taken From Early Texas Newspapers, 1835-1890''. Two Volumes in 1 typescript at the Clayton Library in Houston. {{FHL|189968|item}} 976.4 V4t; revised version with the dates 1832-1885: {{FHL|239929|item}} 1398600 items 6-7
 
*Pearl Hendricks, comp., ''Texas Obituaries: Death Notices Taken From Early Texas Newspapers, 1835-1890''. Two Volumes in 1 typescript at the Clayton Library in Houston. {{FHL|189968|item}} 976.4 V4t; revised version with the dates 1832-1885: {{FHL|239929|item}} 1398600 items 6-7
  
Use this listing to find the title and location of an ethnic newspaper in which your Texas emigrant ancestor may have appeared:  Texas Newspaper Collection by Ethnic, Religious, Professional or Political Orientation  (Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin)   [http://www.cah.utexas.edu/services/finding_items/newspapers_ethnic.php http://www.cah.utexas.edu/services/finding_items/newspapers_ethnic.php]  
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Use this listing to find the title and location of an ethnic newspaper in which your Texas emigrant ancestor may have appeared:  Texas Newspaper Collection by Ethnic, Religious, Professional or Political Orientation  (Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin)   [http://www.cah.utexas.edu/services/finding_items/newspapers_ethnic.php http://www.cah.utexas.edu/services/finding_items/newspapers_ethnic.php]
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=== Digital Issues Online ===
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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=== Indexes ===
  
=== External Links ===
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== Web Sites ==
  
 
*http://metalinks.com/texnews.htm  
 
*http://metalinks.com/texnews.htm  

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Resources for Texas Newspapers

The best collections of Texas newspapers are in the archives listed in Texas Archives and Libraries. The Family History Library has microfilm copies of a few newspapers, such as the Galveston Daily News from 1865 to 1900.

Guides to help you locate newspapers are:

  • Sibley, Marilyn McAdams. Lone Stars and State Gazettes: Texas Newspapers Before the Civil War. College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press, 1983. FHL Collection 976.4 H2smm
  • Texas Newspapers, 1813-1939: A Union List. Houston: San Jacinto Museum of History Association, 1951. (Family History Library book 976.4 B3h; 1941 edition is on FHL Collection 1036813 item 4

Some obituaries and other vital statistics have been abstracted and published. An example is:

  • Pearl Hendricks, comp., Texas Obituaries: Death Notices Taken From Early Texas Newspapers, 1835-1890. Two Volumes in 1 typescript at the Clayton Library in Houston. FHL Collection 976.4 V4t; revised version with the dates 1832-1885: FHL Collection 1398600 items 6-7

Use this listing to find the title and location of an ethnic newspaper in which your Texas emigrant ancestor may have appeared:  Texas Newspaper Collection by Ethnic, Religious, Professional or Political Orientation  (Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin)   http://www.cah.utexas.edu/services/finding_items/newspapers_ethnic.php

Digital Issues Online

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

Indexes

Web Sites