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== History ==
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== History ==
  
Newspaper publication in Maryland began in 1727 with the release of the ''Maryland Gazette'' in Annapolis.
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Newspaper publication in Maryland began in 1727 with the release of the ''Maryland Gazette'' in Annapolis.<br>
  
== Resources for Maryland Newspapers ==
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== Resources for Maryland Newspapers ==
  
=== Libraries and Archives ===
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=== Libraries and Archives ===
  
 
The following libraries have Maryland newspaper collections on site.  
 
The following libraries have Maryland newspaper collections on site.  
  
*[http://www.prattlibrary.org Enoch Pratt Free Library]
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*[http://www.prattlibrary.org Enoch Pratt Free Library]  
 
*[http://www.mdhs.org/ Maryland Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.mdhs.org/ Maryland Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/ Maryland State Archives]
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/ Maryland State Archives]
  
==== Newspaper Directory ====
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==== Newspaper Directory ====
  
The [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present] is a national directory from the Library of Congress of over 140,000 newspaper titles. The directory provides a list of libraries from around the country that have the newspapers in their collections.
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The [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present] is a national directory from the Library of Congress of over 140,000 newspaper titles. The directory provides a list of libraries from around the country that have the newspapers in their collections.  
  
=== Digital Issues Online ===
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=== Digital Issues Online ===
  
{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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{{wikipedia|Wikipedia:List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}  
  
'''Historical newspapers'''
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'''Historical newspapers'''  
  
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*[http://www.aomol.net/megafile/msa/speccol/sc4800/sc4872/html/newspapers.html Maryland State Archives] (free) online collection covers the [http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/html/mdgazette.html ''Maryland Gazette'' (1728-1839)], and a dozen nineteenth-century newspapers.
 
*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=49 NewspaperArchive.com] ($) has a large collection of Maryland newspapers online. This database is free at some libraries. It may be under the name Access NewspaperArchive.  
 
*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=49 NewspaperArchive.com] ($) has a large collection of Maryland newspapers online. This database is free at some libraries. It may be under the name Access NewspaperArchive.  
 
*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/locality/dbpage.aspx?tp=2&p=23&categoryFilterID=38&showPaging=true Ancestry.com]&nbsp;($) has over 20&nbsp;historical Maryland newspapers.<!--{12035321535591} --><!--{12035321535592} -->  
 
*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/locality/dbpage.aspx?tp=2&p=23&categoryFilterID=38&showPaging=true Ancestry.com]&nbsp;($) has over 20&nbsp;historical Maryland newspapers.<!--{12035321535591} --><!--{12035321535592} -->  
 
*[http://gethelp.library.upenn.edu/guides/hist/onlinenewspapers.html University of Pennsylvania] (free) has links to a handful of free historical Maryland newspapers online.
 
*[http://gethelp.library.upenn.edu/guides/hist/onlinenewspapers.html University of Pennsylvania] (free) has links to a handful of free historical Maryland newspapers online.
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*'''1790-1799''' - ''The Maryland Herald'' is available online at [http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=INESB4G31EoC Google News] - free.
  
'''Current newspapers'''
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'''Current newspapers'''  
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ RootsWeb Obituary Daily Times] (free) has a searchable database of&nbsp;over 14 million modern-day obituaries extracted&nbsp;by volunteers.&nbsp;Most are from&nbsp;2000 or later, but some date back to the 1980s.&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ RootsWeb Obituary Daily Times] (free) has a searchable database of&nbsp;over 14 million modern-day obituaries extracted&nbsp;by volunteers.&nbsp;Most are from&nbsp;2000 or later, but some date back to the 1980s.&nbsp;  
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=== Indexes  ===
 
=== Indexes  ===
  
*Barnes, Robert W. ''Gleanings from Maryland Newspapers''. Four Volumes. Lutherville, Maryland: Bettie Carothers, 1975-76. (ISBN: none) (OCLC;[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/8196057&referer=brief_results 8196057]) ([[Family History Library|FHL]] book {{FHL|254076|title-id|disp=975.2 V2ba v. 2}}; film {{FHL|254076|title-id|disp=928166 item 7)}} This work covers 1727 to 1795.
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*Barnes, Robert W. ''Gleanings from Maryland Newspapers''. Four Volumes. Lutherville, Maryland: Bettie Carothers, 1975-76. (ISBN: none) (OCLC;[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/8196057&referer=brief_results 8196057]) ([[Family History Library|FHL]] book {{FHL|254076|title-id|disp=975.2 V2ba v. 2}}; film {{FHL|254076|title-id|disp=928166 item 7)}} This work covers 1727 to 1795.  
 
*Barnes, Robert W. ''Marriages and Deaths from the Maryland Gazette, 1727-1839''. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1973. ([[Special:Booksources/0806305800|ISBN 0806305800]]) ([[Special:Booksources/0806305800|ISBN 0806305800]]);(OCLC;[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/28916982&referer=brief_results 28916982]) ([[Family History Library|FHL]] book {{FHL|247295|title-id|disp=975.2 V2b}})  
 
*Barnes, Robert W. ''Marriages and Deaths from the Maryland Gazette, 1727-1839''. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1973. ([[Special:Booksources/0806305800|ISBN 0806305800]]) ([[Special:Booksources/0806305800|ISBN 0806305800]]);(OCLC;[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/28916982&referer=brief_results 28916982]) ([[Family History Library|FHL]] book {{FHL|247295|title-id|disp=975.2 V2b}})  
*Green, Karen Mauer. ''The Maryland Gazette, 1727- 1761: Genealogical and Historical Abstracts''. Galveston, Texas: Frontier, 1989. ([[Special:Booksources/0932231071|ISBN 0932231071]]); ([[Family History Library|FHL]] book {{FHL|540298|title-id|disp=975.2 D2g}})  
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*Green, Karen Mauer. ''The Maryland Gazette, 1727- 1761: Genealogical and Historical Abstracts''. Galveston, Texas: Frontier, 1989. ([[Special:Booksources/0932231071|ISBN 0932231071]]); ([[Family History Library|FHL]] book {{FHL|540298|title-id|disp=975.2 D2g}})
  
 
=== Guides  ===
 
=== Guides  ===
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*White, Les, et al. ''Newspapers in Maryland: A&nbsp;Guide to the Microfilm Collection of Newspapers at the Maryland State Archives''. Annapolis, Maryland: Maryland State Archives, 1990. (ISBN: none) (OCLC&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/19906122&referer=brief_results 19906122],&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/23530179&referer=brief_results 23530179],&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/23140665&referer=brief_results 23140665]) ([[Family History Library|FHL]] book {{FHL|543278|title-id|disp=975.2 B33s}})
 
*White, Les, et al. ''Newspapers in Maryland: A&nbsp;Guide to the Microfilm Collection of Newspapers at the Maryland State Archives''. Annapolis, Maryland: Maryland State Archives, 1990. (ISBN: none) (OCLC&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/19906122&referer=brief_results 19906122],&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/23530179&referer=brief_results 23530179],&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/23140665&referer=brief_results 23140665]) ([[Family History Library|FHL]] book {{FHL|543278|title-id|disp=975.2 B33s}})
  
== Family History Library ==
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== Family History Library ==
  
To locate newspapers in the Family History Library's collection which pertain to a large part of Maryland, {{FHL|489511|subject-id|disp=click here}} The Family History Library is not actively collecting newspapers of the United States.<ref>Telephone interview of Ken Nelson by Michael Ritchey. Salt Lake City, 8 December 2008. Ken is a member of the Family History Library's Collection Management team. He said that although the library would not turn down a free microfilm of a U.S. newspaper, newspaper collections are not currently part of the acquisition profile for U.S. places, and haven't been for some years.</ref>
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To locate newspapers in the Family History Library's collection which pertain to a large part of Maryland, {{FHL|489511|subject-id|disp=click here}} The Family History Library is not actively collecting newspapers of the United States.<ref>Telephone interview of Ken Nelson by Michael Ritchey. Salt Lake City, 8 December 2008. Ken is a member of the Family History Library's Collection Management team. He said that although the library would not turn down a free microfilm of a U.S. newspaper, newspaper collections are not currently part of the acquisition profile for U.S. places, and haven't been for some years.</ref>  
 
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Contents

History

Newspaper publication in Maryland began in 1727 with the release of the Maryland Gazette in Annapolis.

Resources for Maryland Newspapers

Libraries and Archives

The following libraries have Maryland newspaper collections on site.

Newspaper Directory

The U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present is a national directory from the Library of Congress of over 140,000 newspaper titles. The directory provides a list of libraries from around the country that have the newspapers in their collections.

Digital Issues Online

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

Historical newspapers

Current newspapers

Indexes

  • Barnes, Robert W. Gleanings from Maryland Newspapers. Four Volumes. Lutherville, Maryland: Bettie Carothers, 1975-76. (ISBN: none) (OCLC;8196057) (FHL book 975.2 V2ba v. 2; film 928166 item 7) This work covers 1727 to 1795.
  • Barnes, Robert W. Marriages and Deaths from the Maryland Gazette, 1727-1839. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1973. (ISBN 0806305800) (ISBN 0806305800);(OCLC;28916982) (FHL book 975.2 V2b)
  • Green, Karen Mauer. The Maryland Gazette, 1727- 1761: Genealogical and Historical Abstracts. Galveston, Texas: Frontier, 1989. (ISBN 0932231071); (FHL book 975.2 D2g)

Guides

Family History Library

To locate newspapers in the Family History Library's collection which pertain to a large part of Maryland, click here The Family History Library is not actively collecting newspapers of the United States.[1]

Web Sites

References

  1. Telephone interview of Ken Nelson by Michael Ritchey. Salt Lake City, 8 December 2008. Ken is a member of the Family History Library's Collection Management team. He said that although the library would not turn down a free microfilm of a U.S. newspaper, newspaper collections are not currently part of the acquisition profile for U.S. places, and haven't been for some years.




 

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