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== History  ==
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Newspapers provide valuable genealogical information, including obituaries, marriage announcements, biographical sketches, divorce notices, and so forth. Other personal information may be included in various sections of a newspaper. There are many English and foreign-language newspapers from the early days of Ohio. Although these publications were often related to political or religious causes, they contain valuable genealogical information.
  
 
Idaho newspapers were first published in the 1860s.  
 
Idaho newspapers were first published in the 1860s.  
  
== Resources for Idaho Newspapers ==
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=== Locating Idaho Newspapers ===
 
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Many currently published newspapers are available at the Idaho State Archives in Boise. Copies of some issues of older newspapers are also available on microfilm at the Idaho State Archives. Copies of newspaper collections or newspapers clippings may also be found at public and university libraries or historical societies locally.Idaho State University in Pocatello also has a good collection of newspapers for Idaho.
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=== Libraries and Archives  ===
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==== Newspaper Directory  ====
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*Many currently published newspapers as well as some issues of older newspapers are available at the [http://history.idaho.gov/archives-collections Idaho State Archives] in Boise. Copies of newspaper collections or newspapers clippings may also be found at public and university libraries or historical societies locally. [http://www.isu.edu/library/ Idaho State University] in Pocatello also has a good collection of newspapers for Idaho.
  
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  ===
 
=== Digital Issues Online  ===
  
{{wikipedia|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}}  
  
Copies of some Idaho newspapers, especially for Ada, Bannock, Bonneville, Canyon, and Caribou Counties are available online at [http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=0&db=dbatitles&ctx=%2fMercury%2fPages%2fCardCatListBoolean.aspx&hco=100&f21=38&_F0003A49=1 Ancestry.com] ($), a subscription web site. They are listed on the county and town Wiki pages.  
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*Copies of some Idaho newspapers, especially for Ada, Bannock, Bonneville, Canyon, and Caribou Counties are available online at [http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=0&db=dbatitles&ctx=%2fMercury%2fPages%2fCardCatListBoolean.aspx&hco=100&f21=38&_F0003A49=1 Ancestry.com] ($), a subscription web site. They are listed on the county and town Wiki pages.  
  
[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=36 NewspaperArchive.com] ($) has a collection of digitized Idaho newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries. It may be under the name Access NewspaperArchive.  
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=36 NewspaperArchive.com] ($) has a collection of digitized Idaho newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries. It may be under the name Access NewspaperArchive.  
  
[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/id Idaho Online Historic Newspapers] - identifies historical newspapers available online at both free and pay-to-access websites.  
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*[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/id Idaho Online Historic Newspapers] - identifies historical newspapers available online at both free and pay-to-access websites.  
  
[http://www.genealogybank.com Genealogybank] ($) has a collection of digitzied Idaho newspapers online.  
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*[http://www.genealogybank.com Genealogybank] ($) has a collection of digitzied Idaho newspapers online.  
  
 
=== Indexes  ===
 
=== Indexes  ===
  
The [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/famhist/Obit/searchForm.cfm Eastern Idaho Death Index] at BYU Idaho is an index to obituaries for Southeastern Idaho. It is available online.  
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*The [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/famhist/Obit/searchForm.cfm Eastern Idaho Death Index] at BYU Idaho is an index to obituaries for Southeastern Idaho. It is available online.  
  
An [http://www.boisepubliclibrary.org/Research/Obituaries/obituarysearchresults.asp index to obituaries, 1977 to present], published in the Idaho Statesman, a newspaper published in Boise, has been compiled by the Boise Public Library and is also [http://www.boisepubliclibrary.org/Research/Obituaries/obituarysearch.asp available online].  
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*An [http://www.boisepubliclibrary.org/Research/Obituaries/obituarysearchresults.asp index to obituaries, 1977 to present], published in the Idaho Statesman, a newspaper published in Boise, has been compiled by the Boise Public Library and is also [http://www.boisepubliclibrary.org/Research/Obituaries/obituarysearch.asp available online].  
  
An obituary index to Salt Lake City newspapers, 1867 to 1970, includes some Idaho residents (Family History Library films {{FHL|189434|title-id|disp=821636-99}}). The Family History Library in Salt Lake City has not collected copies of newspapers from Idaho.  
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*An obituary index to Salt Lake City newspapers, 1867 to 1970, includes some Idaho residents {{WorldCat|367947363|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|189434|item|disp=FHL book 821636-99}}). The Family History Library in Salt Lake City has not collected copies of newspapers from Idaho.  
  
== Web Sites  ==
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
 
[http://www.50states.com/news/idaho.htm Current Idaho newspapers] online  
 
[http://www.50states.com/news/idaho.htm Current Idaho newspapers] online  

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Newspapers provide valuable genealogical information, including obituaries, marriage announcements, biographical sketches, divorce notices, and so forth. Other personal information may be included in various sections of a newspaper. There are many English and foreign-language newspapers from the early days of Ohio. Although these publications were often related to political or religious causes, they contain valuable genealogical information.

Idaho newspapers were first published in the 1860s.

Contents

Locating Idaho Newspapers

  • Many currently published newspapers as well as some issues of older newspapers are available at the Idaho State Archives in Boise. Copies of newspaper collections or newspapers clippings may also be found at public and university libraries or historical societies locally. Idaho State University in Pocatello also has a good collection of newspapers for Idaho.
  • 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
  • Copies of some Idaho newspapers, especially for Ada, Bannock, Bonneville, Canyon, and Caribou Counties are available online at Ancestry.com ($), a subscription web site. They are listed on the county and town Wiki pages.
  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Idaho newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries. It may be under the name Access NewspaperArchive.
  • Genealogybank ($) has a collection of digitzied Idaho newspapers online.

Indexes

Web Sites

Current Idaho newspapers online

Newspapers at theIdaho State Archives