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Primary Sources

A brief guide to the primary and select secondary sources that Elon University has available to you.

Historical Print Newspapers ( Primary Source)

These are Primary Source Newspapers, and are usually found on microfilm inside Belk Library.

  • Alamance Gleaner (Graham, Alamance County, NC) 1875 - 1947
  • American Weekly Mercury (Philadelphia, PA) 1719-1746
  • Anglo-Saxon (Rockingham, NC) 1900 - 1903
  • Aurora General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) 1794
  • Baltimore Patriot (Baltimore, MD) (Includes Evening Advertiser and Mercantile Advertiser) 1812-1830
  • Battleboro Advance (Battleboro, NC) (microfilm labeled "Miscellaneous North Carolina newspapers") 1871 - 1873
  • Battleboro Progress (Battleboro, NC) (microfilm labeled "Miscellaneous North Carolina newspapers") 1880
  • Berea Gazette (Berea, NC) (microfilm labeled "Miscellaneous North Carolina newspapers") 1877-1878
  • Boston Chronicle (Boston, MA) Includes Massachusetts Spy (1770-1772) and Censor (1771-1772) 1767 - 1770
  • Boston Evening Post (Boston, MA); Includes Boston Post-Boy (1735-1775); 1735 - 1775
  • Boston Gazette (Boston, MA) 1719-1798
  • Boston News-Letter (Boston, MA) 1704-1776
  • Boston Patriot (Boston, MA) 1809-1820
  • Brevard Hustler (Brevard, Transylvania County, NC) (film is labeled "Miscellaneous North Carolina newspapers") 1896
  • Burlington Daily Times News (Burlington, NC) 1923-1970
  • Burlington Journal (Burlington, NC) 1923
  • Carolina Federal Republican (New Bern, NC) 1809-1813
  • Chicago Defender (Chicago, IL) 1909-1929
  • Christian Sun (Elon College, NC) 1844 - 1965
  • Columbian Centinel (Boston, MA) 1790-1820
  • Connecticut Courant (Hartford, CT) 1764-1837
  • Connecticut Gazette (New London, CT) 1763-1820
  • Daily National Intelligencer (Washington, DC) 1813-1820
  • Daily Times News  1971 - 1988
  • Eagle (Maysville, KY) (microfilm labeled "Kentucky miscellaneous titles") 1818-1819
  • Eastern Argus (Portland, ME) 1803-1832
  • Enquirer (Richmond, VA) 1804-1820
  • Federal Republican (Georgetown, DC) 1812-1816
  • Globe (Richmond, KY) 1809-1810
  • Hillsborough Recorder (Hillsborough, NC) (microfilm reel includes Durham Recorder) 1820 - 1878
  • Kentucky Journal (Frankfort, KY) (microfilm labeled "Kentucky miscellaneous titles")1795
  • Massachusetts Spy (Worchester, MA) 1775-1820
  • Mountain Voice (Bakersville, NC) (microfilm labeled "Miscellaneous North Carolina newspapers") 1880
  • Nation (Buffalo Springs, NC) (microfilm labeled "Miscellaneous North Carolina newspapers") 1858
  • National Intelligencer (Washington, DC) 1800-1812
  • New England Courant (Boston, MA) 1721-1727 Includes Weekly Rehearsal (1731-1735)
  • New Hampshire Gazette (Portsmouth, NH) Includes Freeman's Journal (1776-1778) 1756-1831
  • Newport Mercury (Newport, RI) 1758-1842
  • News & Observer (Raliegh, NC 1987 - 2010
  • New York Gazette and Weekly Mercury (New York, NY) 1768-1783
  • New York Gazette or Weekly Post Boy (New York, NY) 1747-1750; 1757-1758; 1767-1768
  • New York Gazette revived in the Weekly Post Boy (New York, NY) 1751-1752
  • New York Herald (New York, NY) 1802-1817
  • New York Journal or General Advertiser (New York, NY) 1766-1772
  • New York Mercury (New York, NY) 1752-1768
  • North Carolina Gazette (New Bern, NC) 1751 - 1778
  • North Carolina Gazette, or Impartial Intelligencer, and Weekly General Advertiser 1783-1798
  • North Carolina National (Company Shops, NC) (microfilm labeled "Miscellaneous North Carolina newspapers") 1882
  • Our Home (Beaver Dam, NC) (microfilm labeled "Miscellaneous North Carolina newspapers") 1893
  • People's Friend (Danville, KY) (microfilm labeled "Kentucky miscellaneous titles") 1818-1819
  • People's Press (Salem, NC) 1852-1882
  • Political Theatre (Lancaster, KY) (microfilm labeled "Kentucky miscellaneous titles") 1808-1810
  • Porcupine's Gazette (Philadelphia, PA) 1797 - 1800
  • Republican Auxiliary (Washington, KY) (microfilm labeled "Kentucky miscellaneous titles") 1806-1810
  • Richmond Enquirer (Richmond, VA) 1821 - 1834
  • Rivington's New York Gazetteer (New York, NY) 1773-1775
  • Rivington's New York Gazette (New York, NY) 1777-1783
  • Rivington's New York Loyal Gazette (New York, NY) 1777
  • Roan Mountain Republican (Bakersville, NC) (microfilm labeled "Miscellaneous North Carolina newspapers") 1876 - 1879
  • Royal Gazette (New York, NY) 1777-1783
  • Salem Gazette (Salem, MA) 1790-1833
  • Salem Mercury (Salem, MA) 1786-1789
  • South Carolina Gazette 1732 - 1782
  • Southern Voice (Bethel, Pitt County, NC) (microfilm labeled "Miscellaneous North Carolina newspapers") 1890
  • Telegraph (Georgetown, KY) (microfilm labeled "Kentucky miscellaneous titles") 1811-1813
  • Times News 1989 - current
  • Transylvania Hustler (Brevard, Transylvania, County, NC)(microfilm labeled "Miscellaneous North Carolina newspapers") 1893
  • Union (Washington, KY) (microfilm labeled "Kentucky miscellaneous titles") 1814-1820
  • Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, VA) 1736 - 1781
  • Weekly Messenger (Russellville, KY)(microfilm labeled "Kentucky miscellaneous titles") 1814-1821
  • Western North Carolina Democrat (Bakersville, NC) (microfilm labeled "Miscellaneous North Carolina newspapers") 1888

 

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