Beginning with the July 26, 1808, issue of the St. Louis Missouri Gazette, the Society’s Newspaper Collection offers researchers a wealth of information about the day-to-day lives of Missourians and the political, cultural, economic, and religious events that have influenced them. Available in 1,270 bound volumes and on over forty-one million pages of microfilm, these Missouri newspapers document events and public opinion from the state’s rural environs to its largest metropolitan areas. A dynamic collection, some three hundred current newspapers, from every Missouri county, are added to the collection each week.
Index of personal and institutional names, topics, and locations mentioned in selected nineteenth-century Missouri newspapers
Information about the Newspaper Collection holdings is also available through the Society's catalog. The catalog entries include previous titles, succeeding titles, and information about the Society’s holdings of each newspaper.
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