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NEWS SOURCES RESEARCH GUIDE: Rare Book Room Newspapers

Richmond Newspapers

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Richmond Whig & Public Advertiser (1838-1858)

The Weekly Dispatch (1852-1893)

Richmond Semi Weekly/Daily Examiner (1859)

Richmond Daily Whig (1859-1875)

Daily Dispatch (1861-1862)

The Semi-Weekly Dispatch (1861-1892)

The Record of News, History, and Literature (1862-1863)

The Southern Illustrated (1862-1864)

Richmond Daily Dispatch (1865-1879)

Daily Index (1866, 1867)

Daily Richmond Enquirer (1867)

Richmond Dispatch (1869-1896)

Richmond Whig & Advertiser (1870-1875)

Daily News (1874)

State Journal, Richmond (1874)

Richmond Weekly Whig (1875)

State (1879, 1884)

The Commonwealth (1880)

The Times (1891)

Evening Leader (1901)

Times Dispatch (1907)

Richmond Times Dispatch (1924, 1937, 1963)

Virginia Newspapers

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Petersburg Daily Index (1866)

Petersburg Index (1866)

Tidewater Index (1873)

Charlotte Gazette (1874)

Danville Times (1874)

Old Commonwealth (1874)

Portsmouth Enterprise (1874)

Suffolk Herald (1874)

Tidewater Democrat (1898-1917)

Caroline Echo (1906)

Northern Neck News (1909)

The Free Lance (1909)

The Southside Sentinel (1916-1931)

West Point News (1919)

Caroline Progress (1919-1932)

Blue Ridge Guide (1923)

Rappahannock Times (1923-1928)

Virginia Digest (1926)

Bluefield Daily Telegraph (1936)

Virginia Star (1949)

The Roanoke Times (1961)

Other Newspapers

Please note that the dates listed below are not inclusive in their entirety but contain only scattered editions from within the specified date range

Harper's Weekly [New York] (1861, 1861-1868 in Special Collections)

The Charleston Courier [Charleston, SC] (1862)

The New York Herald [New York City, NY] (1865)

The Daily News [Raleigh, NC] (1874)

Morning Star [Wilmington, NC] (1880)

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner [Fairbanks, AK] (1961-1962)