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By 1863 nine newspapers were being published in West Virginia. The largest collections of newspapers are at the Archives and History Library and the West Virginia University Library. A guide to the collection at the West Virginia University Library is:
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''Newspapers in the West Virginia University Library.'' Morgantown, West Virginia: West Virginia University Library, 1964. Not at the Family History Library.
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== History ==
  
The Family History Library has more than 1,100 microfilms of West Virginia newspapers including the Wheeling Register from 1863 to 1913. The Family History Library has the obituary portion:
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By 1863 nine newspapers were being published in West Virginia  
  
 Tetrick, Willis Guy. ''Obituaries from Newspapers, of the Tetrick collection which includes obituaries from northern West Virginia from 1929 to 1949.'' (Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=312503&disp=Obituaries+from+newspapers%3B+Clarksburg++ films 163932-49].) This is listed in the Family History Library Catalog under WEST VIRGINIA, HARRISON, CLARKSBURG - OBITUARIES (see [[West Virginia Genealogy|West Virginia Genealogy]]).
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== Resources for West Virginia Newspapers  ==
  
The library also has a collection of obituaries from 1931 and 1932 in W. Guy. Tetrick, ''Obituaries from Newspapers of Northern West Virginia''. 2 volumes. Clarksburg, West Virginia: W. G. Tetrick, 1933. (Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=50296&disp=Obituaries+from+newspapers+of+northern+W%20%20&columns=*,0,0 book 975.4 V4t; film 1033974 items 2-3].) This is listed in the Family History Library Catalog under WEST VIRGINIA - VITAL RECORDS.
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=== Libraries and Archives  ===
  
=== Web Sites  ===
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The largest collections of newspapers are at the Archives and History Library and the West Virginia University Library. A guide to the collection at the West Virginia University Library is:
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:''Newspapers in the West Virginia University Library.'' Morgantown, West Virginia: West Virginia University Library, 1964. Not at the Family History Library.
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==== Newspaper Directory  ====
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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.
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'''The Family History Library'''
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The Family History Library has more than 1,100 microfilms of West Virginia newspapers including the Wheeling Register from 1863 to 1913. The Family History Library has the obituary portion in:
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:Tetrick, Willis Guy. ''Obituaries from Newspapers, of the Tetrick collection which includes obituaries from northern West Virginia from 1929 to 1949.'' {{FHL|312503|item|disp=FHL films 163932-49}} This is listed in the Family History Library Catalog under WEST VIRGINIA, HARRISON, CLARKSBURG - OBITUARIES (see [[West Virginia Genealogy|West Virginia Genealogy]]).
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The library also has a collection of obituaries from 1931 and 1932 in:
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:Tetrick, W. Guy. ''Obituaries from Newspapers of Northern West Virginia''. 2 volumes. Clarksburg, West Virginia: W. G. Tetrick, 1933.  {{FHL|50296|item|disp=FHL film 1033974 items 2-3; book 975.4 V4t; }} This is listed in the Family History Library Catalog under WEST VIRGINIA - VITAL RECORDS.
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=== Digital Issues Online  ===
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{{wikipedia|Wikipedia:List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=102 NewspaperArchive] ($) has a collection of digitized West Virginia newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries. It may be under the name Access NewspaperArchive.
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*[http://www.genealogybank.com Genealogybank] ($) has a collection of digitized West Virginia newspapers online.
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=== Indexes  ===
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== Web Sites  ==
  
 
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Contents

History

By 1863 nine newspapers were being published in West Virginia

Resources for West Virginia Newspapers

Libraries and Archives

The largest collections of newspapers are at the Archives and History Library and the West Virginia University Library. A guide to the collection at the West Virginia University Library is:

Newspapers in the West Virginia University Library. Morgantown, West Virginia: West Virginia University Library, 1964. Not at the Family History Library.

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.

The Family History Library

The Family History Library has more than 1,100 microfilms of West Virginia newspapers including the Wheeling Register from 1863 to 1913. The Family History Library has the obituary portion in:

Tetrick, Willis Guy. Obituaries from Newspapers, of the Tetrick collection which includes obituaries from northern West Virginia from 1929 to 1949. FHL films 163932-49 This is listed in the Family History Library Catalog under WEST VIRGINIA, HARRISON, CLARKSBURG - OBITUARIES (see West Virginia Genealogy).

The library also has a collection of obituaries from 1931 and 1932 in:

Tetrick, W. Guy. Obituaries from Newspapers of Northern West Virginia. 2 volumes. Clarksburg, West Virginia: W. G. Tetrick, 1933. FHL film 1033974 items 2-3; book 975.4 V4t; This is listed in the Family History Library Catalog under WEST VIRGINIA - VITAL RECORDS.

Digital Issues Online

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives
  • NewspaperArchive ($) has a collection of digitized West Virginia newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries. It may be under the name Access NewspaperArchive.
  • Genealogybank ($) has a collection of digitized West Virginia newspapers online.

Indexes

Web Sites

http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/wvcollection/newspapers.htm

http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/obits/obitswv.htm?o_xid=0039762141&o_lid=0039762141&o_xt=39762141

http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-WV-NDX.html

http://www.obitlinkspage.com/obit/wv.htm

http://www.lva.lib.va.us/whatwehave/news/index.htm



 

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