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== History ==
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== History ==
  
The earliest regular newspaper published in New Jersey, ''The New Jersey Gazette,'' began publication in December 1777. This was soon followed by the ''New Jersey Journal ''in 1779.
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The earliest regular newspaper published in New Jersey, ''The New Jersey Gazette,'' began publication in December 1777. This was soon followed by the ''New Jersey Journal ''in 1779. Earlier events were often published in [[Pennsylvania Newspapers]].<br>
  
== Resources for New Jersey Newspapers ==
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== Resources for New Jersey Newspapers ==
  
 
Information from various newspapers, 1704 to 1782, was published as Extracts from American Newspapers Relating to New Jersey in the first series (vol. 11-12, 19-20, 24-29, 31) and second series (vol. 1-5) of Archives of the State of New Jersey. Each volume has an every-name index. These series are described in greater detail in [[New Jersey History|New Jersey History]]. Similar extracts are found in:  
 
Information from various newspapers, 1704 to 1782, was published as Extracts from American Newspapers Relating to New Jersey in the first series (vol. 11-12, 19-20, 24-29, 31) and second series (vol. 1-5) of Archives of the State of New Jersey. Each volume has an every-name index. These series are described in greater detail in [[New Jersey History|New Jersey History]]. Similar extracts are found in:  
  
:Wilson, Thomas B. ''Notices from New Jersey Newspapers, 1781-1790''. Volume I. Lambertville, New Jersey: Hunterdon House, 1988. (Family History Library {{FHL|1057688|title-id|disp=book 974.9 H28w}}.)
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:Wilson, Thomas B. ''Notices from New Jersey Newspapers, 1781-1790''. Volume I. Lambertville, N.J.: Hunterdon House, 1988. {{FHL|1057688|item|disp=FHL Book 974.9 H28w}}.
  
 
For a guide to New Jersey newspapers, refer to:  
 
For a guide to New Jersey newspapers, refer to:  
  
:Wright, William C. and Paul A. Stellhorn, eds. ''Directory of New Jersey Newspapers, 1765-1970''. Trenton, New Jersey: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1977. (Family History Library {{FHL|301032|title-id|disp=book 974.9 B33d}}.) Most of the 4,400 titles in this book have been microfilmed and can be borrowed through interlibrary loan.
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:Wright, William C. and Paul A. Stellhorn, eds. ''Directory of New Jersey Newspapers, 1765-1970''. Trenton, N.J.: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1977. {{FHL|301032|item|disp=FHL Book 974.9 B33d}}. Most of the 4,400 titles in this book have been microfilmed and can be borrowed through interlibrary loan.
  
=== Libraries and Archives ===
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=== Libraries and Archives ===
  
The largest collections of New Jersey newspapers are at the New Jersey State Library, New Jersey Historical Society, Rutgers University Library, and Library of Congress. The New Jersey State Archives also has a large collection of over 5,000 microfilms of newspapers, which can be requested by interlibrary loan. The Family History Library collects indexes and abstracts of newspaper vital records, but does not have any New Jersey newspapers.
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The largest collections of New Jersey newspapers are at the New Jersey State Library, New Jersey Historical Society, Rutgers University Library, and Library of Congress. The New Jersey State Archives also has a large collection of over 5,000 microfilms of newspapers, which can be requested by interlibrary loan. The Family History Library collects indexes and abstracts of newspaper vital records, but does not have any New Jersey newspapers.  
  
==== 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}}
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:*'''1783-1786''' - ''The Political Intelligence and New-Jersey Advertiser'' at [http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=8p-ueveQw4wC Google News] - free.
  
 
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=== Indexes ===
 
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=== Indexes ===
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Indexes to newspaper vital records are mentioned in [[New Jersey Vital Records|New Jersey Vital Records]]
 
Indexes to newspaper vital records are mentioned in [[New Jersey Vital Records|New Jersey Vital Records]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*http://www.njstatelib.org/  
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*[http://www.njstatelib.org/ New Jersey State Library]
*http://www.jerseyhistory.org/
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*[http://www.jerseyhistory.org/ New Jersey Historical Society]
*http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/  
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*[http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/ Rutgers University]
*http://www.loc.gov/index.html  
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*[http://www.loc.gov/index.html Library of Congress]
*http://www.50states.com/news/newjerse.htm  
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*[http://www.50states.com/news/newjerse.htm 50 States]
 
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Contents

History

The earliest regular newspaper published in New Jersey, The New Jersey Gazette, began publication in December 1777. This was soon followed by the New Jersey Journal in 1779. Earlier events were often published in Pennsylvania Newspapers.

Resources for New Jersey Newspapers

Information from various newspapers, 1704 to 1782, was published as Extracts from American Newspapers Relating to New Jersey in the first series (vol. 11-12, 19-20, 24-29, 31) and second series (vol. 1-5) of Archives of the State of New Jersey. Each volume has an every-name index. These series are described in greater detail in New Jersey History. Similar extracts are found in:

Wilson, Thomas B. Notices from New Jersey Newspapers, 1781-1790. Volume I. Lambertville, N.J.: Hunterdon House, 1988. FHL Book 974.9 H28w.

For a guide to New Jersey newspapers, refer to:

Wright, William C. and Paul A. Stellhorn, eds. Directory of New Jersey Newspapers, 1765-1970. Trenton, N.J.: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1977. FHL Book 974.9 B33d. Most of the 4,400 titles in this book have been microfilmed and can be borrowed through interlibrary loan.

Libraries and Archives

The largest collections of New Jersey newspapers are at the New Jersey State Library, New Jersey Historical Society, Rutgers University Library, and Library of Congress. The New Jersey State Archives also has a large collection of over 5,000 microfilms of newspapers, which can be requested by interlibrary loan. The Family History Library collects indexes and abstracts of newspaper vital records, but does not have any New Jersey newspapers.

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
  • 1783-1786 - The Political Intelligence and New-Jersey Advertiser at Google News - free.

Indexes

Indexes to newspaper vital records are mentioned in New Jersey Vital Records

Web Sites


 

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