Special Collections has a wide variety of United States and International newspapers available on microfilm. They are listed here in a number of different ways to facilitate ease of use. Also included is a list of historic newspapers available online through MU Libraries' databases.
- Locating Newspapers and Articles in Special Collections
- Electronic Newspaper Resources
- Newspapers by Title, A-K
- Newspapers by Title, L-Z
- Newspapers by Decade
- United States Newspapers, Alabama to Mississippi
- United States Newspapers, Missouri to Wyoming
- International Newspapers
Key to Newspaper Frequency
- d – daily
- tw – thrice (3) a week
- 2w, sw- twice (2) a week
- w – weekly
- bw – bi-weekly (every two weeks)
- m – monthly
- sm – twice (2) a month
- ir – irregular
Key to Newspaper Call Numbers
Ellis Library's collection of newspapers that are not part of any other collection.
Location: Room 406, filed alphabetically by title. Newspapers indexed in the National Newspaper Index are shelved in Room 404.
American Periodical Series.
Location: Room 406.
Menshevik Collection of Newspapers, Periodicals, Pamphlets, and Books Related to the Menshevik Movement. A guide to the collection is located in Room 401 with the call number SPEC-R DK 265 .A237 and an uncataloged alphabetical listing is available in the Special Collections office.
Location: 4D21:15:9-15:11. Please ask for assistance in Room 401.
U. S. Library of Congress. Records of the States of the United States. Contains the official gazettes in each of the colonies and the first newspapers in each territory. A guide to the collection is located in Room 406 with the call number SPEC-R Z 1223.5 .A1 U47 and Z1223.5.A1 U47 Suppl. in Room 406.
Location: 4D21:16:7-18:14 (ask for assistance in Room 401).
Utah and the Mormons. A guide to this collection is located in Room 401 with the call number SPEC-R F 826 .U83 Microfilm Index to Utah and the Mormons.
Location: Room 406, with call number FILM BOOK 285, in cabinets at the end of the other newspaper collections.
Ellis Library's collection of newspapers on microcard. Arranged by the number following the MICD prefix.
Location: Room 303.
Ellis Library's collection of newspapers on microprint. Arranged by the number following the MICPT prefix.
Location: Room 303.
Other sources for newspapers on microfilm:
The U.S. Newspaper Program, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities with technical support by the Library of Congress, is microfilming and making available newspapers throughout the United States.