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Genealogy Research Guide: Historical Newspapers

Hints to Using Newspapers

The newspapers listed below are on microfilm, located on floor 2.  The list is by location and then in descending chronological order.   If you need assistance locating the microfilm or using the machines, please check at the Reference or Media Desk located on floor 2.  The microfilm is accessible any time the library is open.

Garrett County and Frostburg (City) Newspapers

Republican (Oakland, MD)  1877-- :: AN4899.O25R4

 
Frostburg Mining Journal, 1871-1911 :: AN4899.F75F7

The Allegany Citizen (Frostburg),  1948 (13 May -191 (7 Nov.)  :: AN4899.F75C5

The Citizen (Frostburg), 1961 (14 Nov.) -1983 (27 Oct.) :: AN4899.F75C5

People's Guardian (Frostburg), 1965 (7 Oct.) -1972 (1 June)  :: AN4899.F75G8

The Citizen Record (Frostburg), 1983-1985 :: AN4899.F75C5

The Frostburg Journal, 1986-1988 :: AN4899.F75F76

Cumberland (City) Newspapers

American Eagle (Cumberland), 1809 (15 Feb.) :: AN4899.F8B27

Cumberland Impartialist, 1809 (21 Jan.) :: AN4899.F8B27

Cumberland Gazette, 1814 (21 Jul ) :: AN4899.F8B27

Cumberland Alleganian, 1845-1851 :: AN4899.C85C82

Cumberland Alleganian, 1867 (12 June) -1875 (13 Jan.)  :: AN4899.C85C82

Cumberland Alleganian,1894 (7 June) -1894 (30 Aug.)   :: AN4899.C85C82

Cumberland Alleganian, 1899 -1900, 1902-1912  :: AN4899.C85C82

The Mountain City Times (Cumberland), 1869-1875 :: AN4899.C85M6

Cumberland Daily Times, 1872-1891 :: AN4899.C85C82

Civilian (Cumberland), 1880 and 1882-1883 :: AN4899.C85W4

Weekly Civilian (Cumberland), 1890-1891 :: AN4899.C85W4

The Sunday Scimitar (Cumberland), 1894 :: AN4899.C85S9

Cumberland Press, 1914-1916 :: AN4899.C85C86

Cumberland Evening Times, 1916-1987 :: AN4899.C85C82

Cumberland Sunday Times, 1925-1931 :: AN4899.C85C82

Cumberland Evening Times, 1926 (Sept) -  :: AN4899.C85C82

The Cumberland News, 1938 -1988 (Jan.) :: AN4899.C85C82

The Cumberland News and Times, 1987 Oct-Dec :: AN4899.C85C82

Cumberland Times-News, 1988- :: AN4899.C85C82

Washington and Frederick Counties' Newspapers

Hagers-Town Gazette (Hagerstown), 1809-1913 :: AN4899.H3H3

Valley Register (Middleton, Maryland), 1858-1865 :: AN48899.M5M3

Examiner (Frederick, MD), 1860-1866 :: AN4899.F7P6

Hagerstown Mail, 1861 (Aug.)- 1870 :: AN4899.H3M3

Morning Herald (Hagerstown), 1988-2001 (April) :: AN4899.H36M6

Historical Newspapers

Maryland Newspapers

Maryland Gazette, 1745-1839 :: AN4899.A55M3

Palladium of Freedom (Baltimore), 1787 (Aug 8) :: AN4899.F8B27

Bartgis's Marylandische Zeitung (Fredricktown, MD), 1785-1789 :: AN4899.F8B27

Herald and Eastern Shore Intelligencer (Easton, MD), 1790-1804 :: AN4899.E35M3

Freiheitsbothe (Fredericktown MD), 1810 (Apr 14) :: AN4899.F8B27

Baltimore Recorder, 1810 (June 16) :: AN4899.F8B27

General Straasbothe (Fredericktown, MD), 1810 (Dec 27)-1813 :: AN4899.F8B27

American Farmer (Baltimore), 1819-1820 :: AN4899.F8B27

Centinel of Freedom (Rockville), 1820 (Jan 14) :: AN4899.F8B27

True American (Rockville), 1820 (2 Feb.) :: AN4899.F8B27

Southern ( Bel Air, MD) Aegis 1857-1868 :: AN48899.B4M3

Baltimore American and Commercial Advertiser, 1861 :: AN48899.B3A4

Afro-American National Edition (Baltimore), 1893 (29 April) -1899, 1915-2001 :: E185.5.A3

National Newspapers

Boston Gazette, 1719 Dec.) -1798 Sept.)  :: AN4899.B65B6

New York Times, 1851 (Sept.)-Current :: AN4899.N5N48

Gate City Guardian (Georgia), 1861 (12 Feb.- 2 March ) :: AN4899.A85S6

Southern Confederacy (Georgia :: 1861 ((March) -1865 (Feb.) :: AN4899.A85S6

The Times (London), 1890-1916 :: AN5119.L83T5

Current People's Weekly World, 1919-1972 :: HX1.W6 (Housed in Beall Archives, floor 4)

The Wall Street Journal (Eastern Edition), 1958-Current :: HG1.W2

The Washington Post, 1971-Current :: AN4899.W3W34

The Sunday Times (London), 1980-1996 (May) :: AN5119.L83T5

Subject Guide

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Newspapers Located in Special Collections

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Allegany Citizen, 1961 (4 Aug)-1961 (7 Nov.) ::SpC Per AN4899.F75C5

Citizen, 1961 (14 Nov.)- 983 (27 Oct.) :: SpC Per AN4899.F75C5

People's Guardian, 1965-1972 :: SpC Per AN4899.F75S8

Heritage Press, 1971-1972 :: SpC.Per F187.A4H4

Guardian, 1972-1978  :: SpC Per AN4899.F75G82

Heritage Review, 1973-974  :: SpC PerF187.A4H42

Heritage Weekly, 1976 (21 Oct.)-1977  (15 July) :: SpC Per F187.A4H4414

Heritage Review, 1977-2001 :: SpC PerF187.A4H42

Frostburg Journal, 1986 (4 Nov)-1988 (20 July :: Spc Per AN4899.F75F76

Frostburg Journal, 1986-1989 :: SpC Per AN4899.F75F76

Informer (Cumberland), 1989-1992  :: SpC Per AN4899.C85I54

Republican (Oakland, MD), 1990 (April)-2001  :: Spc Per An4899.O25R4

New Republic (Western Maryland edition) 1992 (1 April)-1992 (15 Oct.)   :: SpC Per AN4899.F75N49