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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