Library of Michigan Newspaper Holdings

  • Michigan Newspapers

    man standing with his hands on his head in front of an overwhelming mazeWHO MOVED MY FILM??!!

    We did, and we apologize for the inconvenience! Please bear with us as we juggle our newspaper microfilm collection to accommodate construction needs. For the next month, film will be hard to find, or in some instances, completely inaccessible. Please call ahead for the latest information on specific titles.  517-373-1300.



    ansing Republican newspaper and microfilm at the Library of Michigan.Newspapers are a vital resource for local history, genealogy and other research needs. The Library of Michigan has the state's largest collection of Michigan newspapers. The collection's holdings span the 200-year history of the state's newspaper publishing industry.

    The collection includes titles from all 83 counties, and in many languages representing many of Michigan's ethnic communities. Microfilmed and current newspaper titles can be found in the newspaper room on the Library's 2nd floor. Other titles are held in the periodical collection or the Rare Book Room on the 4th floor.


  • Michigan Newspaper Finding Aids for News or Obituaries: By City and County PDF icon

    A guide to accessing the Library of Michigan's newspaper microfilm collection.

Newspaper Resources

Newspaper Holdings