United States Newspapers, Alabama to Mississippi

ALABAMA

Mobile

  • Mobile Register (d,tw). Ellis has December 10, 1821 – May 27, 1864 (incomplete); August 25, 1865- September, 1910.

ARIZONA

Ft. Whipple

  • Arizona Miner (d,w,sm). Ellis has March 9, 1864 – December 28, 1864; January 10, 1866 –December 26, 1868; January 1, 1870 – December 31, 1870.

This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

Prescott

  • Arizona Miner (d,w,sm). Ellis has March 9, 1864 – December 28, 1864; January 10, 1866 –December 26, 1868; January 1, 1870 – December 31, 1870.

This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

Tubac

  • Weekly Arizonian (w,ir). Ellis has June, 2 1859 – May 10, 1860; January 24, 1869 – April 29, 1871 (incomplete).

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

Tucson

  • Weekly Arizonian (w,ir). Ellis has June, 2 1859 – May 10, 1860; January 24, 1869 – April 29, 1871 (incomplete).

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

ARKANSAS

Batesville

Des Arc

  • Arkansas Gazette (w). Ellis has November 20, 1819 – November 17, 1868 (incomplete).

Fort Smith

Little Rock

Pine Bluff

CALIFORNIA

Berkeley

Los Angeles

Monterey

  • Californian (w). Ellis has August 15, 1846 – May 6, 1847.

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47

Sacramento City

  • Placer Times (w,tw). Ellis has April 28, 1849 – June 7, 1850 except May 6, 1850.

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

San Francisco

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

  • Californian (w). Ellis has May 28, 1864 – February 1, 1868.
  • San Francisco Chronicle (d). Ellis has January 16, 1865 – December 2003.
  • San Francisco Examiner (d). Ellis has July 1, 1957 – December 31, 1972.
  • Western Standard (w). Ellis has February 23, 1856 – October 23, 1857.

COLORADO

Denver

  • Denver Morning Post (d). Ellis has January 3, 1927 – November 5, 1928.
  • Denver Post (d). Ellis has January, 1895 – December 2003.
  • Denver Post (Serviceman’s Edition) (w). Ellis has November 11, 1943 – August 23, 1945.
  • Rocky Mountain News (d). Ellis has January 1947 – December, 1971.

Mountain City

  • Rocky Mountain Gold Reporter and Mountain City Herald (w). Ellis has August 6, 1859 – September 17, 1859.

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

CONNECTICUT

Hartford

New Haven

  • Connecticut Gazette (w). Ellis has April 12, 1755 – December 15, 1759.

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47

New London

DELAWARE

Wilmington

  • Delaware Gazette or the Faithful Centinel (w,sw). Ellis has June 28, 1785 – January 18, 1786; April 12, 1786; January 10, 1789 – December 25, 1790.

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

  • Christian Index (w). Ellis has February 2, 1822 – December 25, 1958 (incomplete).
  • Daily Union (d, sw). Ellis has January 1, 1846 – December 31, 1857.
  • Evening Star (d). Ellis has December 16, 1852 – December 1971.
  • Globe (d). Ellis has December 7, 1830 – April 30, 1845.
  • Madisonian (sw, tw, d). Ellis has August 16, 1837 – June 29, 1845.
  • National Intelligencer (tw,sw). Ellis has October 31- 1800 – December 31, 1869 (except June, 1869 – September, 1869).
  • United States Daily (d,w). Ellis has March 4, 1926 – May 13, 1933.
  • United States’ Telegraph (d). Ellis has February 6, 1826 – February 21, 1837.
  • USA Today (d). Ellis has September 15, 1982 – December 1986; January 1990 to date.
  • Washington Post (d). Ellis has December 6, 1877 to date.

GEORGIA

Atlanta

  • Atlanta Constitution (d). Ellis has June 17, 1868 to December 2003.
  • Atlanta Journal (d). Ellis has September, 1952.
  • Christian Index (w). Ellis has February 2, 1822 – December 25, 1958 (incomplete).
  • Southern Confederacy (d). Ellis has February 12, 1861 – February 8, 1865 (February 12, 1861 – May 23 1863; November 24, 1863 – February 8, 1865).

Augusta

  • Augusta Chronicle and Gazette of the State (w). Ellis has April 11, 1789 – May 1794 (incomplete).

This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

  • Georgia Constitutionalist (tw). Ellis has January 1842 – December, 1844.
  • Georgia State Gazette of Independent Register (w). Ellis has October 14, 1786 – April 4, 1789.

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

Columbus

  • Columbus Enquirer-Sun (w). Ellis has May 19, 1832 – December 31, 1860; January, 1862 – September 29, 1874; January 1878 – December 31, 1878; January 1884 – December 30, 1893.

New Echota

  • Cherokee Phoenix (w). Ellis has February 21, 1828 – May 24, 1834 (incomplete).

    This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

Savannah

  • Gazette of the State of Georgia (w). Ellis has January 3, 1783 – October 26, 1786; January 4, 1787 – November 24, 1796.

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

  • Georgia Gazette (w). Ellis has April 7, 1763 – May 23, 1770; January 5, 1774 – February 7, 1776 (except January 4, 1775; February 8, 1775 – March 15, 1775; April 5, 1775 – April 12, 1775; May 3, 1775 – May 10, 1775).

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

  • Royal Georgia Gazette (w). Ellis has February 11, 1779 – June 6, 1782 (incomplete).

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

HAWAII

Honolulu

ILLINOIS

Chicago

  • Chicago Daily Defender (d). Ellis has February 6, 1956 – February 1973.
  • Chicago Daily Defender (w). Ellis has April 30, 1966 – February 1973.
  • Chicago Daily Journal (d). Ellis has April 27, 1849 – June 30, 1849.
  • Chicago Daily News (d). Ellis has July, 1876 – March 4, 1978.
  • Chicago Defender (City Edition) (w). Ellis has July 31, 1909 – April, 1966; February, 1973 – December, 1973
  • Chicago Defender (National Edition) (w). Ellis has April 2, 1921 – April 1966.
  • Chicago Sun (d). Ellis has December 4, 1941 – January 31, 1948.
  • Chicago Tribune (d). Ellis has April 23, 1849 – September 20, 1856; January 7, 1858 to date.
  • Publishers Auxiliary (w,bw). Ellis has 1891 – 1896; 1899 – 1901; 1903; 1906 – 1910; 1912; 1917
    – 1951; 1952 (incomplete); 1952 – 1966; 1967 (incomplete); 1970 (incomplete); 1972 – 1973 (both incomplete); 1974 – 1976; 1977 (incomplete); 1978 – 1982; 1983 (incomplete); 1984 – 1997; 2001.
    1982; 1984 – 1997 (incomplete); 2001 – 2002 (incomplete).
  • Wall Street Journal (Midwest Edition) (d). Ellis has October, 1941 – February, 1959.
  • Worker (d,w,sw). Ellis has January 1, 1919 – July 30, 1920; February 2, 1922 – June, 1981.

Kaskaskia

  • Illinois Intelligencer (w). Ellis has May 27, 1818 – May 12, 1819.

    Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

  • Western Intelligencer (w). Ellis has May 15, 1816 – May 20, 1818 (incomplete).

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

Nauvoo

  • Nauvoo Neighbor (w). Ellis has April 16, 1842 – October 29, 1845.
  • Times and Seasons (m,sm). Ellis has November, 1839 – February 1846.

INDIANA

New Harmony

Vincennes

  • Indiana Gazette (w). Ellis has August 7, 1804 – August 14, 1805 (incomplete).

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

  • Western Sun (w,bw). Ellis has July 11, 1807 – November 25, 1809 (incomplete); January 6, 1810 – December 30, 1816.

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

IOWA

Council Bluffs

  • Frontier Guardian (w). Ellis has February 7, 1849 – February 20, 1852.

Des Moines

Dubuque

  • Dubuque Visitor (w). Ellis has May 11, 1836 – June 16, 1838 (incomplete).
  • Iowa News (w). Ellis has June 3, 1837 – June 16, 1838.

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

St. Mary

  • Nebraskan Palladium (w). Ellis has July 15, 1854 – April 11, 1855 (incomplete).

KANSAS

Emporia

Girard

Kansas City

Leavenworth

Topeka

  • Kansas State Record (w). Ellis has October 1, 1859 – April 1875.

KENTUCKY

Covington

  • Covington Journal (w). Ellis has July, 1848 – December 28, 1876.
  • Freeman’s Journal (w). Ellis has February 12, 1848 – March 31, 1848.
  • Licking Valley Register (w). Ellis has July 21, 1841 – November 5, 1847.

Frankfort

Lexington

  • American Statesman (w). Ellis has July 20, 1811 – November 27, 1813.
  • Kentucky Gazette (w,sw). Ellis has August 18, 1787 – September 8, 1792 (incomplete); October 5, 1793 – August 29, 1809; January 2, 1810 – December 10, 1819; July 18, 1822 – December 30, 1830; December 29, 1832 – December 11, 1841; January 8, 1842 – December 28, 1844.
  • Western Monitor (w). Ellis has August 30, 1814 – July 23, 1816.

Louisville

LOUISIANA

New Orleans

  • Abeille de la Nouvelle Orleans (d,w, 2w, tw). Ellis has September 4, 1827 – December 27, 1923 (incomplete).
  • Cotton World (w). Ellis has April 9, 1887 – May 5, 1888.
  • Courrier de la Louisiane (tw). Ellis has April 1, 1811 – July 1, 1811; January 1, 1812 – March 2, 1812.

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47

  • Louisiana Gazette (d,w,sw,tw). Ellis has July 31, 1804 – January 25, 1812 (incomplete).
  • Moniteur de la Louisiane (w,tw) Ellis has August 14, 1802 – November 26, 1803 (incomplete); January 3, 1811 – July 2, 1811; October 13, 1811 – March 19, 1812.
  • New Orleans Commercial Bulletin (d). Ellis has June 1 – July 4, 1833 (scattered issues); July 6, – November 30, 1833; July 1 – December 31, 1844; January 1, 3 – March 2, 4, 24 – May 23, 26, – October 31, 1868.
  • New Orleans Price Current (w,sw). Ellis has October 1835 – December 29, 1838; October, 1839 – August 23, 1845; September, 1848 – August 31, 1867; September 1, 1870 – August 23, 1867; September 1, 1870 – August 23, 1876; September 1, 1877 – August 29, 1883.
  • New Orleans Times-Picayune (d). Ellis has January 25, 1837 to December 2003.
  • Orleans Gazette and Commercial Advertiser (d). Ellis has scattered issues from June 11, 1805 – June 16, 1820.

MAINE

Brunswick

  • Advocate of Freedom (w). Ellis has March 8, 1838; February 21, 1839; April 25, 1840; April 29, 1841; June 12, 1841.

Falmouth

  • Cumberland Gazette (w). Ellis has April 7, 1786 – December 26, 1791 (incomplete).

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47

  • Falmouth Gazette and Weekly Advertiser (w). Ellis has January 1, 1785 – March 30, 1786.

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

Hallowell

  • Advocate of Freedom (w). Ellis has March 8, 1838; February 21, 1839; April 25, 1840; April 29, 1841; June 12, 1841.

Portland

  • Cumberland Gazette (w). Ellis has April 7, 1786 – December 26, 1791 (incomplete).

    Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47

  • Eastern Argus (w, sw). Ellis has September 8, 1803 – December 26, 1820.

MARYLAND

Annapolis

Baltimore

  • American and Daily Advertiser (d). Ellis has May 16, 1799 – November 30, 1883 (incomplete).
  • Baltimore Sun (d). Ellis has September 5, 1914; January 14, 1915 – January 14, 1917; March 26, 1917 – May 31, 1933; September 1, 1937 – December 31, 1966.
  • Evening Sun (d). Ellis has May 1, 1933 – September 15, 1995.

Fredrick

Hagerstown

  • Hagers-Town Gazette (w). Ellis has May 23, 1809 – June 15, 1813 (pages missing from April 9, 1811 and June 15, 1813).
  • Maryland Herald and Hagerstown Weekly Advertiser (w). Ellis has March 31, 1802 – July, 1802; September, 1802 – January 10, 1826.

MASSACHUSETTS

Andover

Boston

Cambridge

  • Essex Gazette (w). Ellis has August 2, 1768 – July 25, 1776.

Chicopee

  • Barron’s National Business and Financial Weekly (w). Ellis has January, 1961 – December, 1961; January, 1963 – December, 1964.

Pittsfield

Salem

Worcester

  • Massachusetts Spy (w,sw,tw). Ellis has July 17, 1770 – April 6, 1775; May 3, 1775 – December 1820.
  • National Aegis (w). Ellis has December 2, 1801 – December 27, 1820.

MICHIGAN

Detroit

MINNESOTA

Minneapolis

MISSISSIPPI

Greenville

Jackson

  • Jackson Daily News (d). Ellis has November 8, 1906 – December 31, 1947.
  • Vardaman’s Weekly (w). Ellis has February 1, 1908 – August 26, 1915; October 21, 1915 – August 2, 1923.

Natchez

  • Ariel (w). Ellis has July 20, 1825 – January 30, 1826; September 7, 1827 – May 24, 1828; July 26, 1828 – January 10, 1829.
  • Mississippi Free Trader (d,sw). Ellis has January 3, 1857 – January 20, 1857; November
  • 4, 1857 – December 30, 1857; February 3, 1858 – December 27, 1858.
  • Mississippi Free Trader (sw). Ellis has January 20, 1857 – January 26, 1858.
  • Mississippi Free Trader (w). Ellis has January 3, 1857 – January 20, 1857; November 4, 1857 – December 30, 1857; February 3, 1858 – December 31, 1860.
  • Mississippi Herald and Natchez Gazette (w). Ellis has April 15, 1806 – June 10, 1807 (incomplete).
  • Mississippi Messenger (w). Ellis has September 6, 1805 – August 11, 1808.
  • Mississippi Republican (w). Ellis has April 28, 1813 – August 27, 1818 (incomplete).
  • Natchez Courier (w). Ellis has February 13, 1830 – December 20, 1833; April 29, 1836 – August 26, 1836 (incomplete). September 28, 1852 – March 31, 1853; September 30, 1854 – September 28, 1860; January 3, 1861 – July 10, 1863; October 5, 1865; December 16, 1865 – December 30, 1865.
  • Natchez Weekly Courier (w). Ellis has December 9, 1857 – December 14, 1859; September 14, 1867 – February 8, 1868.
  • Natchez Weekly Democrat (w). Ellis has November 20, 1865 – December 4, 1872; July 19, 1876.
  • Weekly Chronicle (w). Ellis has July 6, 1808 – July 2, 1810 (incomplete).

Note: This is a FILM RECORD. See guide to FILM RECORD, SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

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

FILM

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.

FILM APS

American Periodical Series.

Location: Room 406.

FILM MENSH

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.

FILM NEWS

See FILM.

FILM RECORD

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).

FILM UTAH

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.

MICD

Ellis Library's collection of newspapers on microcard. Arranged by the number following the MICD prefix.

Location: Room 303.

MICPT

Ellis Library's collection of newspapers on microprint. Arranged by the number following the MICPT prefix.

Location: Room 303.