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CFCNJIC Microfilm Newspaper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Newspapers
The biggest Newark papers are the Newark Daily Advertiser (19th century) the Newark News (also known as the Newark Evening News or Newark Sunday News, 1883-1972) and the Star Ledger (became the largest paper after the News). The Newark Library has a near-complete run of all three papers.

Microfilmed papers are not indexed or full-text searchable. Newark Evening News has a full run index for most articles 1914-1972 [obits not death notices], see: "Newark News Morgue" entry for more information.

Star Ledger has now been digitized by GenealogyBank from 1945.

For reference questions, research services, and to order copies, call the New Jersey Information Center at (973) 733-7775, email njreference@npl.org, or use the links here under "External Documents".

Most runs are incomplete

See catalog.npl.org to search paper newspapers and periodicals.

Digitized newspapers are linked as a digital object to this finding aid.

A full list of digitized newspapers from the NJ State Library is linked as an External Document to this finding aid.

Dates

  • 1777 - 2019

Extent

1000 Reels (1000+ microfilm reels)