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Newspaper Index

The links below are a list of the Illinois newspaper titles on microfilm (with holdings) that are available through the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. All titles are available for use by visiting the library or through interlibrary loan.

For more information, see Newspaper Microfilm policies on this web site. If you have any questions please contact Jan Perone of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library at (217) 558-8856 or by email at jan.perone@illinois.gov.

Symbols & Abbreviations
Illinois Files By County
Illinois Newspapers by City
Illinois Missing Issues
Illinois Newspaper Indices by County
Out-of-State Newspapers
Out-of-State Missing Issues
Foreign Newspapers
Civil War Newspapers Holdings 1861-1865


[ ] Brackets around dates indicate an incomplete file. Brackets around a title indicate a successor title for which no issues are held.
* First issue at that place, with that frequency, or under that title. In a few instances, preliminary issues preceded Volume I, No. 1; in others, the paper was suspended or moved away, then resumed.

X Last issue at that place, with that frequency, or under that title. In some cases, extras were issued after the end of regular publication.

= Changed to, or merged into, another frequency or title.

+ File continues to date and is being currently received.

? In list of missing issues, indicates that a regular publication date was missing, but numbering was consecutive (or fewer numbers than dates were missing). Following X in the main listing indicates that this was in all probability the final issue, but it is not certain.

LANGUAGES: Ch, Cherokee; Cr, Croatian; Cz, Czech; D, Danish; F, French; Fl, Flemish; G, German; Gr, Greek; It, Italian; J, Japanese; N, Norwegian; P, Polish; R, Russian; S, Swedish; SI, Slovenian; Sp, Spanish; Y, Yiddish. E (for English) is used only where necessary for clarity.


bw biweekly
d daily
i irregular
m monthly
q quarterly
qw four times a week
sm semimonthly
sw semiweekly
tw triweekly
w weekly
Unless otherwise noted newspapers listed are weeklies.


F February
Mr March
Ap April
My May
Je June
Jl July
Ag August
S September
O October
N November
D December

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