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Resources for Wyoming Newspapers

The Wyoming Newspaper Project is a website with all the newspapers printed in Wyoming between 1849 and 1922. Check the list of newspapers, towns and dates for the locality and time period you are researching.

The Family History Library has not acquired copies of Wyoming newspapers. The library has copies of a few publications that contain abstracts of vital information printed in newspapers. Genealogical and historical periodicals also publish some obituaries and other extracts from early newspapers.

Guide to Wyoming Frontier Newspapers, Annals of Wyoming, Volumes 33-35 (1961-1963). Cheyenne, Wyoming: Wyoming State Archives, 1923-. (Family History Library book 978.7 B2aw volumes 33-35.)

Homsher, Lola. Guide to Wyoming Newspapers, 1867-1967, Cheyenne, Wyoming: Wyoming State Library, 1971. (Family History Library book 978.7 B3h; film 873822 item 2.)

Libraries and Archives

The Wyoming State Archives at http://wyoarchives.state.wy.us/, the Wyoming State Library at http://www-wsl.state.wy.us/, and other major libraries in Wyoming have helpful collections of newspapers. The following guides can help you locate Wyoming 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

The Wyoming Newspaper Project has digitized Wyoming newspapers available online.

Indexes

Web Sites

http://www.50states.com/news/wyomin.htm

GenDisasters Events That Touched Our Ancestor's Lives in Wyoming

http://www.usnpl.com/wynews.php

http://www.wyonewspapers.org




 

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