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{{Washington-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Newspapers|U.S. Newspapers]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington Newspapers|Newspapers]]''
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Newspapers|U.S. Newspapers]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington_Newspapers|Newspapers]]''  
  
== Resources for Washington Newspapers ==
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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.
  
*A guide for locating early newspapers is "Newspapers of Washington Territory to 1890." This was published in Volume 13 (1922), Volume 14 (1923), and Volume 26 (1935) of the ''Washington Historical Quarterly'' (Family History Library book {{FHL|979 B2pn|disp=979 B2pn}}.)
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=== Locating Washington Newspapers ===
  
The Family History Library has not acquired copies of newspapers for [[Washington]], but has a few published vital records abstracted from newspapers.
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{{wikipedia|Wikipedia:List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
  
=== Libraries and Archives ===
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*A guide for locating early newspapers is "Newspapers of Washington Territory to 1890." This was published in Volume 13 (1922), Volume 14 (1923), and Volume 26 (1935) of the ''Washington Historical Quarterly'' {{FHL|172291|item|disp=FHL books 979 B2pn}}
  
The Washington State Library is in charge of the Washington State Newspaper Microfilm Project and maintains on film a large collection of newspapers dating from the 1870s. A guide to this collection is Katryn S. Hamilton, ''Newspapers on Microfilm in the Washington State Library'' (Olympia: Washington State Library, 1980; not at Family History Library).
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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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*[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/wa Washington Online Historic Newspapers] - Identifies historical newspapers available online at both free and pay-to-access websites.
  
{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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=== Resources ===
  
[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/wa Washington Online Historic Newspapers] - Identifies historical newspapers available online at both free and pay-to-access websites.
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'''Family History Library'''
  
=== Indexes ===
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The Family History Library has not acquired copies of newspapers for [[Washington]], but has a few published vital records abstracted from newspapers. To access these records available through the FHL catalog, use the Place-names Search for:
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:*WASHINGTON - NEWSPAPERS
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:*WASHINGTON, [COUNTY] - NEWSPAPERS
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:*WASHINGTON, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - NEWSPAPERS
  
== Web Sites  ==
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'''Washington State Library'''
  
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The Washington State Library is in charge of the Washington State Newspaper Microfilm Project and maintains on film a large collection of newspapers dating from the 1870s. A guide to this collection is Katryn S. Hamilton, ''Newspapers on Microfilm in the Washington State Library'' (Olympia: Washington State Library, 1980; not at Family History Library).
  
Washington Secretary of State website:''''''http://www.secstate.wa.gov/history/newspapers.aspx'''''
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
[http://www.secstate.wa.gov/library/? Washington State Library]
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*[http://www.secstate.wa.gov/history/newspapers.aspx Washington Secretary of State website]
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*[http://www.secstate.wa.gov/library/? Washington State Library]  
  
http://newspaper-world.com/usa/washington.asp
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{{Washington|Washington}}{{U.S. Newspapers}}  
 
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http://www.secstate.wa.gov/library/wa_newspapers.aspx?
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http://www.usnpl.com/wanews.php {{Washington|Washington}}  
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Revision as of 21:53, 6 July 2012

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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.

Locating Washington Newspapers

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives
  • A guide for locating early newspapers is "Newspapers of Washington Territory to 1890." This was published in Volume 13 (1922), Volume 14 (1923), and Volume 26 (1935) of the Washington Historical Quarterly FHL books 979 B2pn
  • 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

Resources

Family History Library

The Family History Library has not acquired copies of newspapers for Washington, but has a few published vital records abstracted from newspapers. To access these records available through the FHL catalog, use the Place-names Search for:

  • WASHINGTON - NEWSPAPERS
  • WASHINGTON, [COUNTY] - NEWSPAPERS
  • WASHINGTON, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - NEWSPAPERS

Washington State Library

The Washington State Library is in charge of the Washington State Newspaper Microfilm Project and maintains on film a large collection of newspapers dating from the 1870s. A guide to this collection is Katryn S. Hamilton, Newspapers on Microfilm in the Washington State Library (Olympia: Washington State Library, 1980; not at Family History Library).

Web Sites