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Newspapers

Overview

The West Virginia and Regional History Center holds an extensive collection of historical West Virginia newspapers dating from 1791 to the present.  The WVRHC has a large collection of microfilmed newspapers, physical newspapers, as well as digitized newspapers available online.

Explore our Holdings

Newspapers available on-site, including our collection of microfilmed and physical papers

Newspapers available online, through Chronicling America, Google News, and additional websites and services.



Need an Obituary or Article?

If you are looking for a specific obituary or article but cannot visit us in person,  contact us! To request an obituary search, tell us the name, exact date, and place of death. To request an article, tell us the title or subject, date, and newspaper you want us to search. Staff can conduct a limited search for a fee of $20, payable whether or not the search is successful.