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Michigan Historical Newspapers: State Newspapers

Digitized Newspapers

DETROIT FREE PRESS (1858 to1922) or Detroit Free Press (1923 to 1999)

Ann Arbor Agus

Ann Arbor Argus-Democra t (1898-1899) 

Ann Arbor Courier (1880-1888)

Ann Arbor News.  

Ann Arbor Sun (1967-1976) 

Cass City Chronicle and Cass City Enterprise (1881-2009)

Cass County Republican (18??-1880)

Constantine republican (1836-1838)

Detroit Gazette (1817-1830)

Gobles Newspaper (1925-1932)

Grand Haven news (1858-18??)

Grand Rapids Press (01/03/1893-12/30/1922)

Grand River times (1851-18??)

Kalamazoo Gazette (1837-1922)

Lansing State Republican (1859)

Manchester Enterprise (1867-1918)

Michigan Daily (1947-2009)

Michigan's Historical Newspapers (Readex/Newsbank) : Covers various Michigan newspapers such as:

  • Grand Rapids Herald (01/01/1898 - 12/31/1900)
  • Grand Rapids Press(01/03/1893 - 12/30/1922)
  • Jackson Citizen Patriot (08/15/1849 - 12/31/1922)
  • Kalamazoo Gazette (03/26/1872 - 09/04/1919)
  • Lake Superior Miner (10/06/1855 - 09/10/1870)
  • Northern Islander (12/12/1850 - 06/20/1856)
  • Weekly Detroit Free Press and Supp.. The Household (01/02/1886 - 06/04/1887)

To access holdings, click on place of publication (click Michigan) and then click on newspaper ttitles.

Michigan State Journal (1841-1847).

Michigan Tribune (1871-1882)

Middleville Sun (1896-1897).

Newspaper Archive provides access to various Michigan newspapers and other newspapers around the country.  Click on Michigan and view possibilities.  Note:  coverage varies widely since the MSU Library does not subscribe to this product.

Northern tribune (1875-1885)

Old Fulton New York Postcards : Tom Tryniski's site, which he created in his living room in upstate New York, has grown into one of the largest historic newspaper databases in the world, with over 22 million newspaper pages.  Most of the papers Tryniski has digitized are from New York, but he’s rapidly expanding his coverage to other states as well. He is adding new content at a rate of about a quarter-million pages per month with no plans to slow down.

Owosso Press and Owosso Weekly Pres (1862-1869)

The Progress Advance and Newsweekly (1980, 1983-1995) 

Saugatuck-Douglas Commercial Record (1868-1959)

Signal of Liberty  (1841-1848)

Walled Lake Gazette (scattered issues from 1991 and 1993)

Ypsilanti sentinel (1843-1900)


Newspapers on Microfilm