Tuesday’s Tip – Maryland Historic Newspapers on Chronicling America

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza


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Chronicling America is a Website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages. It is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). NDNP, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC), is a long-term effort to develop an free Internet-based, searchable database of U.S. newspapers with descriptive information and select digitization of historic pages. Chronicling is developed and permanently maintained at the Library of Congress.

In addition to its online and browsable collection, Chronicling America provides information, which includes the location of the non-digital copies, on the holdings of most known newspapers.

To find the newspapers in your state, go to http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/ and select your state. The following Maryland newspapers are currently both searchable and browsable on Chronicling America.

American Republican and Baltimore Daily Clipper
Baltimore, Md., 11 Nov 1844-31 Dec 1846

Baltimore Commercial Journal, and Lyford’s Price-Current
Baltimore, Md., 23 Jan 1847 – 8 Dec 1849

Baltimore Daily Commercial
Baltimore, Md., 2 Oct 1865 – 30 Jun 1866

Catoctin Clarion
Mechanicstown, Md., 4 Mar 1847 – 28 Dec 1922

Civilian & Telegraph
Cumberland, Md., 17 Mar 1858 – 28 Dec 1865

Der Deutsche Correspondent
Baltimore, Md., 1 Jan 1858 – 31 Dec 1913

Der Deutsche Correspondent
Baltimore, Md., 2 Jan 1874 – 18 Oct 1912

Maryland Free Press
Hagerstown, Md., 31 Oct 1862 – 18 Jun 1868

St. Mary’s Beacon
Leonard Town, Md., 7 Oct 1852 – 23 Apr 1863

St. Mary’s Gazette
Leonard Town, Md., 1 Oct 1863 – 29 Aug 1867

St. Mary’s Beacon
Leonard Town, Md., 5 Sep 1867 – 15 Dec 1921

The Daily Exchange
Baltimore, Md., 22 Feb 1858 – 14 Sep 1861

The Pilot
Baltimore [Md.], 2 Apr 1840 – 2 May 1840

The Pilot and Transcript
Baltimore, Md., 4 May 1840 – 25 Jan 1841


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