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''[[United States|United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]  [[Rhode Island|Rhode Island]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]  [[Rhode_Island_Newspapers|Newspapers]]''
 
''[[United States|United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]  [[Rhode Island|Rhode Island]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]  [[Rhode_Island_Newspapers|Newspapers]]''
  
[[Rhode Island|Rhode Island]]'s first newspaper was published in 1732. The Rhode Island Historical Society has copies of virtually all newspapers published in the state. They have some newspaper indexes. The Family History Library has not acquired copies of Rhode Island newspapers.
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== History ==
  
[[Rhode Island Vital Records|Marriage and death notices]] for 1758 to 1833 from several major Rhode Island newspapers have been published in volumes 12 to 21 of James N. Arnold, ''Vital Records of Rhode Island 1636-1850''. There are surname indexes in most of the volumes.  
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Rhode Island first newspaper was published in 1732.
  
For additional indexes, see ''A Guide to Newspaper Indexes in New England'' ([Holden, Massachusetts]: New England Library Association, 1978; Family History Library {{FHL|19737|title-id|disp=book 974 B32n; fiche 6051391}}).
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== Resources for        Newspapers ==
  
=== Web Sites  ===
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The Rhode Island Historical Society has copies of virtually all newspapers published in the state. They have some newspaper indexes. The Family History Library has not acquired copies of Rhode Island newspapers.
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[[Rhode Island Vital Records|Marriage and death notices]] for 1758 to 1833 from several major Rhode Island newspapers have been published in volumes 12 to 21 of James N. Arnold, ''Vital Records of Rhode Island 1636-1850''. There are surname indexes in most of the volumes. 
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=== Digital Issues Online ===
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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=== Indexes ===
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For additional indexes, see ''A Guide to Newspaper Indexes in New England'' ([Holden, Massachusetts]: New England Library Association, 1978; Family History Library {{FHL|19737|title-id|disp=book 974 B32n; fiche 6051391}}).
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== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*http://www.rihs.org/  
 
*http://www.rihs.org/  

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Contents

History

Rhode Island first newspaper was published in 1732.

Resources for Newspapers

The Rhode Island Historical Society has copies of virtually all newspapers published in the state. They have some newspaper indexes. The Family History Library has not acquired copies of Rhode Island newspapers.

Marriage and death notices for 1758 to 1833 from several major Rhode Island newspapers have been published in volumes 12 to 21 of James N. Arnold, Vital Records of Rhode Island 1636-1850. There are surname indexes in most of the volumes.

Digital Issues Online

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

Indexes

For additional indexes, see A Guide to Newspaper Indexes in New England ([Holden, Massachusetts]: New England Library Association, 1978; Family History Library book 974 B32n; fiche 6051391).

Web Sites