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== Resources for Oklahoma Newspapers ==
 
== Resources for Oklahoma Newspapers ==
  
A helpful guide to locating early newspapers is Grace Ray's, ''Early Oklahoma Newspapers: History and Description of Publications from Earliest Beginnings to 1889''. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1928. (not at Family History Library.)
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A helpful guide to locating early newspapers is Grace Ray's, ''Early Oklahoma Newspapers: History and Description of Publications from Earliest Beginnings to 1889''. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1928. ([http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/3583735 Worldcat])
  
 
=== Libraries and Archives ===
 
=== Libraries and Archives ===
  
The Oklahoma Historical Society has a large collection of newspapers. They are indexing obituaries, marriage notices, and many other items on their Internet site, [http://www.okhistory.org/research www.okhistory].org/research . For a guide to their holdings, consult:
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'''Oklahoma Historical Society'''
  
John Stewart and Kenny Franks, ''State Records, Manuscripts, and Newspapers at the Oklahoma State Archives and Oklahoma Historical Society.'' Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: State Department of Libraries and Oklahoma Historical Society, 1975. (not at Family History Library.)
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[http://www.okhistory.org/research/collections/newspapers.html Oklahoma Historical Society]
  
The Family History Library does not have copies of Oklahoma newspapers, but it does have some abstracts of vital statistics published in newspapers. Genealogical and historical periodicals such as ''Chronicles of Oklahoma'' (see [[Oklahoma Periodicals]] have published obituaries and lists of newspapers that have been preserved on microfilm.  
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=== Locating Oklahoma Newspapers ===
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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 Oklahoma Historical Society has a large collection of newspapers. They are indexing obituaries, marriage notices, and many other items on their Internet site, [http://www.okhistory.org/research www.okhistory].org/research. For a guide to their holdings, consult:
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:John Stewart and Kenny Franks, ''State Records, Manuscripts, and Newspapers at the Oklahoma State Archives and Oklahoma Historical Society.'' ([http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2931408 Worldcat])
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The Family History Library does not have copies of Oklahoma newspapers, but it does have some abstracts of vital statistics published in newspapers. Genealogical and historical periodicals such as ''Chronicles of Oklahoma'' see [[Oklahoma Periodicals]] have published obituaries and lists of newspapers that have been preserved on microfilm.
  
 
=== Digital Issues Online ===
 
=== Digital Issues Online ===
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NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=74 Oklahoma newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries under the name Access NewspaperArchive.
 
NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=74 Oklahoma newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries under the name Access NewspaperArchive.
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[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov Chronicling America] has some historical issues for the state of Oklahoma online.
  
 
=== Indexes ===
 
=== Indexes ===
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
'''[http://www.rootsweb.com/~okgs/records.htm http://www.rootsweb.com/~okgs/records.htm]'''  
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[http://www.rootsweb.com/~okgs/records.htm Rootsweb]'''  
  
'''http://www.okhistory.org/research/collections/newspapers.html'''
 
  
  

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History

By 1900, 10 daily papers, 80 weekly papers, and 12 monthly newspapers were being published in the Oklahoma Territory. Several more were published in the Indian Territory.

Resources for Oklahoma Newspapers

A helpful guide to locating early newspapers is Grace Ray's, Early Oklahoma Newspapers: History and Description of Publications from Earliest Beginnings to 1889. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1928. (Worldcat)

Libraries and Archives

Oklahoma Historical Society

Oklahoma Historical Society

Locating Oklahoma Newspapers

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 Oklahoma Historical Society has a large collection of newspapers. They are indexing obituaries, marriage notices, and many other items on their Internet site, www.okhistory.org/research. For a guide to their holdings, consult:

John Stewart and Kenny Franks, State Records, Manuscripts, and Newspapers at the Oklahoma State Archives and Oklahoma Historical Society. (Worldcat)

The Family History Library does not have copies of Oklahoma newspapers, but it does have some abstracts of vital statistics published in newspapers. Genealogical and historical periodicals such as Chronicles of Oklahoma see Oklahoma Periodicals have published obituaries and lists of newspapers that have been preserved on microfilm.

Digital Issues Online

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

NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Oklahoma newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries under the name Access NewspaperArchive.

Chronicling America has some historical issues for the state of Oklahoma online.

Indexes

Web Sites

Rootsweb