Forthcoming Newspapers

In July 2017, the Digital Library of Georgia added both new and previously digitized newspaper titles to its recently released Georgia Historic Newspapers (GHN) website. Below is a list of newspapers titles slated to be added to GHN over the next six months.

In the fall of 2017, DLG will add the following newspapers:

  • Flagpole Magazine (Athens), 1987-2012
  • Houston Home Journal (Perry), 1990-1993
  • Walker County News (LaFayette), 1880-1924

In addition, DLG will incorporate antebellum-era issues of multiple Augusta newspaper titles:

  • Augusta Chronicle and Gazette of the State, 1792-1802
  • Augusta Evening Dispatch, 1858-1861
  • Augusta Herald, 1799-1821, 1838
  • Augusta Mirror, 1840
  • Augusta Washingtonian, 1843-1845
  • Columbian Sentinel, 1806-1809
  • Constitutionalist and Republic, 1851
  • Daily Chronicle & Sentinel, 1853-1859
  • Daily Constitutionalist, 1851-1859
  • Daily Constitutionalist and Republic, 1853-1854
  • Democratic Champion, 1844
  • Georgia State Gazette, or Independent Register, 1786-1789
  • Georgia Weekly Constitutionalist, 1848-1850
  • Mirror of the Times, 1808-1814
  • Southern Field and Fireside, 1859-1864
  • Southern Centinel and Gazette of the State, 1795-1796
  • Southerner, 1840
  • Tri-Weekly Constitutionalist, 1850-1867
  • Tri-Weekly Chronicle & Sentinel, 1851-1875
  • Tri-Weekly Republic, 1849-1851
  • Washingtonian, or, Total Abstinence Advocate, 1842-1843
  • Weekly Chronicle & Sentinel, 1851-1860
  • Weekly States’ Rights Sentinel, 1836

As part of the CLIR-funded project between Atlanta University Center, Spelman and Morehouse Colleges, and DLG, we will be adding the following student newspapers:

  • Gammon Theological Seminary’s The Foundation
  • ITC’s The Center and The Lantern
  • Morehouse College’s Maroon Tiger
  • Morris Brown College’s The Wolverine Observer
  • Spelman College’s The Campus Mirror and The Spelman Spotlight

Additionally, the DLG will incorporate the following previously released newspaper archives into GHN:

We will continue to update users on future newspaper digitization projects in the coming months as part of our effort to expand the holdings of the GHN website.

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Enhanced Macon Telegraph Archive

The Digital Library of Georgia is pleased to announce the re-release of the enhanced Macon Telegraph Historic Newspapers Archive:

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First Issue of the Macon Telegraph, November 1, 1826

http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/telegraph

The Macon Telegraph Historic Newspapers Archive is now compatible with all current browsers and provides access to early issues of the Macon Telegraph ranging from its inception as a weekly newspaper in 1826, through the daily issues of the early twentieth century without the use of plug-ins or additional software downloads. Consisting of over 51,000 newspaper pages, the website provides historical images that are both full-text searchable and can be browsed by date.

The archive includes the following titles: Daily Telegraph and Messenger (1873), Georgia Telegraph (1832-1835, 1844-1858), Georgia Weekly Telegraph and Georgia Journal & Messenger (1869-1880), Georgia Weekly Telegraph, Georgia Journal & Messenger (1880-1882), Macon Daily Telegraph (1860-1863, 1865-1869, 1908), Macon Georgia Telegraph (1836-1844), Macon Telegraph (1826-1832, 1894-1905), Macon Telegraph and Messenger (1873-1882), Macon Tri-Weekly Telegraph (1862-1863), Telegraph and Messenger (1871-1873), Twice-A-Week Telegraph (1907), Weekly Georgia Telegraph (1858-1869), Weekly Telegraph (1885-1895), Weekly Telegraph and Messenger (1884-1885).

The Macon Telegraph Historic Newspapers Archive is a project of the Digital Library of Georgia, a part of Georgia’s Virtual Library GALILEO and is based at the University of Georgia.

Other newspaper archives available through the Digital Library of Georgia include the Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive (1847-1922), the Savannah Historic Newspapers Archive (1809-1880), the South Georgia Archive (1845-1923), the Athens Historic Newspapers Archive (1827-1928), the West Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive (1843-1942), the North Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive (1850-1922), the Columbus Enquirer Archive (1828-1890), the Milledgeville Historic Newspapers Archive (1808-1920), the Southern  Israelite Archive (1929-1986), the Red and Black Archive (1893-2006), and the Mercer Cluster Archive (1920-1970). These archives can be accessed at http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/MediaTypes/Newspapers.html

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