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Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive

The Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive is a new resource available in the Digital Library of Georgia.  Users now have access to fourteen newspaper titles published in Atlanta between 1847 – 1922.

Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive

The newspapers provide a record of Atlanta’s history from its origins as a railroad hub, through the devastation of the Civil War, and to its eventual growth into one of the south’s largest cities.  Currently the archive consists of over 67,000 newspaper pages and includes the following titles:

Atlanta Daily Examiner, 1857
Atlanta Daily Herald, 1873-1876
Atlanta Georgian, 1906-1911
Atlanta Intelligencer, 1851, 1854-1871
Atlantian, 1911-1922
Daily/Georgia Weekly Opinion, 1867-1868
Gate-City Guardian, 1861
Georgia Literary and Temperance Crusader, 1860-1861
New Era, 1869-1872
Southern Confederacy, 1861-1864
Southern Miscellany, and Upper Georgia Whig, 1847
Southern World, 1882-1885
Sunny South, 1875-1907
Weekly Constitution, 1869-1882

Don’t forget that Georgia State also has access to the Historical Atlanta Constitution, which can be found in our list of databases.  Currently this collection runs from 1868 – 1945.  More recent issues are available on microfilm or in the database LexisNexis Academic.