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This guide will help you identify both contemporary and historical newspapers for your research.

CA Newspapers

California historical newspapers:


California's Historical Newspapers selected from  America's Historical Newspapers (~1851-1907)

Alta California 1849-1891 Microform
The California Star 1847-1848 Special Collections: PN4888.C3 C3
Daily True Californian May 26-Dec.8, 1856 Multimedia CD-ROM 534
Elevator [San Francisco] 1865-1898 Microform
Horizontes [San Francisco] (in English & Spanish) 1991-1996 via ProQuest Newspapers
Los Angeles Times 1881-1986 Los Angeles Times Historical

1986-present via ProQuest Newsstand

1963-2003 Microform
Los Angeles Times Index (Print)
1972-1991 Ask at Reference Desk
Sacramento Bee Feb 1857-Jan 1991 Microform

Nov 1988-present via ProQuest Newsstand
San Francisco Newspaper Index, includes: 1904-1959 Microform
     SF Call Index 1904-1913 Microform
     SF Examiner Index 1913-1928 Microform
     SF Chronicle Index 1913-1949 Microform
San Francisco Chronicle 1865-present Microform

1865-1922 Online

1985-present via ProQuest Newsstand
SF Chronicle Index 1950-1980 Microform

1976-2005 Microform
SF Weekly 1995-present via LexisNexis Academic

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