Local Newspapers

As part of our local history collection, the library maintains the following historic newspaper collection for the Tompkins County area.

Except for the most recent publications, access to these newspapers is available using our microfilm or microfiche machines.

For assistance locating any of these materials, please stop by the Reference Desk.

Local newspapers on microfilm
Title Microfilm
AMERICAN CITIZEN (ITHACA) 1859-1862
AMERICAN JOURNAL (ITHACA) 8/1821-12/1822
CHRONICLE AND DEMOCRAT 1863-1870
FREE PRESS (TRUMANSBURG) 11/14/1885-1896
FREE PRESS & SENTINEL (TRUMANSBURG) 1897-1933
FREE PRESS (TRUMANSBURG) 1934-1975
GRAPEVINE (ITHACA) 1979-1991
ITHACA CHRONICLE (Ithaca Weekly Chronicle) March 1830 - July 1855
ITHACA CITIZEN & DEMOCRAT 1867-1870
ITHACA DAILY CHRONICLE Jan . 1848 - May 13, 1850
ITHACA DAILY NEWS 4/1895 -11/1919
ITHACA DEMOCRAT 1890-1892
ITHACA HERALD 1836-1837
ITHACA INDEPENDENT 4/1907-11/1908
ITHACA JOURNALs (Various, by date)  
ITHACA JOURNAL & ADVERTISER 1855-1866
ITHACA JOURNAL 1861-1863
ITHACA JOURNAL (Weekly) July 18, 1866-Dec.1866;1874;1880
ITHACA JOURNAL (Weekly) 1870-1872
ITHACA DAILY JOURNAL 7/1872-1913
ITHACA JOURNAL (Weekly) 1882; 1886;1888;1890-1893;1895
ITHACA JOURNAL (Daily) 1914-1920
ITHACA JOURNAL -NEWS (Daily) 1921-1933
ITHACA JOURNAL (Daily) 1934-PRESENT
ITHACA REPUBLICAN Aug 27, 1885-April 16, 1886
ITHACA TIMES Aug.1974-Present
ITHACA WEEKLY NEWS Aug. 29, 1895-Dec.2, 1897
ITHACA WEEKLY NEWS Feb.24-May 12 1898; Nov.15-Dec 1899
ITHACA WEEKLY NEWS Jan-Aug 15 1900
THE FLAG OF THE UNION July 13, 1848-Dec. 20, 1849
TOMPKINS COUNTY DEMOCRAT 1857-1861
TOMPKINS COUNTY SENTINEL (TRUMANSBURG) 4/1866-1880
TRUMANSBURG (MISCELLANEOUS) 3/1828-1/18/1864
TRUMANSBURG ADVERTISER 4/1832-6/1840
TRUMANSBURG NEWS 9/7/1860-2/1864
TRUMANSBURG SENTINEL 1881-1890
WEEKLY ITHACAN 1887-4/1918 (no issues for 1910-1917)
WEEKLY ITHACAN AND DRYDEN NEWS (till 1875) May 12, 19 1871, Oct-Nov 1874; July 1875
WEEKLY ITHACAN AND DRYDEN NEWS Dec. 1877 Mar. 22-Dec 1878
WEEKLY ITHACAN NEWS Jan 14/1887-4/12/1918 (missing 1910-1916)

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