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Library of Michigan Newspaper Holdings

Michigan Newspapers
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. Lansing Republican newspaper and microfilm at the Library of Michigan.
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.

Newspaper Resources

• Library of Michigan Newspaper Microfilm Available for Interlibrary Loan DOC icon The second copies of newspaper microfilm the Library of Michigan obtained through our participation in the Michigan Newspaper Project are available for interlibrary loan. This is a list of those titles and our holdings.

• Guidelines for Newspaper Digitization PDF icon

• Digitization and Microfilm vendors list

• Newspaper Resources in Michigan and Nationally


Newspaper Holdings

• Library of Michigan Newspaper HoldingsThe following is a list of the Michigan newspapers on microfilm at the Library of Michigan. The list is organized by county, and arranged alphabetically by city and title. The dates listed for each title are generalized; the Library may not own every issue for each year listed. Detailed holding information can be obtained from ANSWER, the Library's online catalog.

The county where a city is located can be determined through the National Association of Counties.

If you are unable to visit the Library of Michigan to use the newspaper collection, another option for newspaper lookups is to ask at your local library about requesting materials through interlibrary loan. Michigan libraries may borrow microfilm for the newspaper you wish to search. Out-of-state libraries may request copies of articles for you if you provide a complete citation.

• Alcona

• Alger

• Allegan

• Alpena

• Antrim

• Arenac

• Baraga

• Barry

• Bay

• Benzie

• Berrien

• Branch

• Calhoun

• Cass

• Charlevoix

• Cheboygan

• Chippewa

• Clare

• Clinton

• Crawford

• Delta

• Dickinson

• Eaton

• Emmet

• Genesee

• Gladwin

• Gogebic

• Grand Traverse

• Gratiot

• Hillsdale

• Houghton

• Huron

• Ingham

• Ionia

• Iosco

• Iron

• Isabella

• Jackson

• Kalamazoo

• Kalkaska

• Kent

• Keweenaw

• Lake

• Lapeer

• Leelanau

• Lenawee

• Livingston

• Luce

• Mackinac

• Macomb

• Manistee

• Marquette

• Mason

• Mecosta

• Menominee

• Midland

• Missaukee

• Monroe

• Montcalm

• Montmorency

• Muskegon

• Newaygo

• Oakland

• Oceana

• Ogemaw

• Ontonagon

• Oscoda

• Osceola

• Otsego

• Ottawa

• Presque Isle

• Roscommon

• Saginaw

• Saint Clair

• Saint Joseph

• Sanilac

• Schoolcraft

• Shiawassee

• Tuscola

• Van Buren

• Washtenaw

• Wayne

• Wexford


Newspaper Family Histories

• Introduction to the Michigan Newspaper Family Histories Since knowing the exact title and dates of a newspaper can be of great help in historical research, the Library of Michigan created these newspaper 'families,' similar to family trees, to help librarians, researchers, genealogists and others track the titles, publishing dates and history of Michigan's newspapers.

• Michigan Cities Beginning with A

• Michigan Cities Beginning with B

• Michigan Cities Beginning with C

• Michigan Cities Beginning with D

• Michigan Cities Beginning with E

• Michigan Cities Beginning with F

• Michigan Cities Beginning with G

• Michigan Cities Beginning with H

• Michigan Cities Beginning with I

• Michigan Cities Beginning with J

• Michigan Cities Beginning with K

• Michigan Cities Beginning with L

• Michigan Cities Beginning with M

• Michigan Cities Beginning with N

• Michigan Cities Beginning with O

• Michigan Cities Beginning with P

• Michigan Cities Beginning with Q

• Michigan Cities Beginning with R

• Michigan Cities Beginning with S

• Michigan Cities Beginning with T

• Michigan Cities Beginning with U

• Michigan Cities Beginning with V

• Michigan Cities Beginning with W

• Michigan Cities Beginning with Y

• Michigan Cities Beginning with Z




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