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Newspaper Research: Western New York News

Last Updated: Sep 16, 2020 5:38 PM

Western New York News

ArtVoice -- alternative weekly published since 2002

  • Online Archive: ArtVoice.com
  • Selected print holdings in Special Collections

Buffalo News (title varies) -- published daily since 11/1880

Print:

  •    Lockwood keeps current issues retained until microfilm is received.
  •    Lockwood: MicFilm AN 256 B84 1881-1926, 1951 (incomplete), 1954--
  •    Law Library has current issues only
  •    Buffalo & Erie County Public Library: 1881-
  •    Buffalo State College: 1880-
  •    Buffalo History Museum Research Library Research Library 1881-

Online:

  • Buffalo News Collection (Newsbank) - coverage of the Buffalo News from 1989 to current.   
  • BuffaloNews.com  (view 10 items per month, then pay)

Indexed by

  •    Western New York Index: Lockwood Ref AN 256.B84 W4 1983-96
  •    Buffalo & Erie County Public Library: card file index for pre-1983 (fairly detailed back to 1955)
  •    Buffalo & Erie County Public Library History Department has scrapbooks from early papers
  •    Buffalo History Museum Research Library has index to early papers (particularly for names)

Business First -- weekly local business newspaper, published since 1984

Print:

  •    Lockwood Newspapers Area: current issues retained
  •    Lockwood: MicFiche HF 5001 B9B84 1984-1996

Online:

Indexed by Western New York Index: Lockwood Ref AN 256.B84 W4 1984-96


Buffalo Spree -- published quarterly since 1967

Print:  Lockwood: Per F 129 B8B86 1967-

Indexed by Western New York Index: Lockwood Library Ref AN 256.B84 W4 1987-96; also see Buffalo Spree archive of past issues


Courier Express -- published daily, with various titles, between 1842-1982

  •    Lockwood: 1842-61: MicFilm AN 256 B832, 1979-82: MicFilm AN 256 C6
  •    Buffalo & Erie County Public Library: 1842-1982
  •    Buffalo State College: 1842-1982
  •    Buffalo History Museum Research Library 1842-1982

Island Dispatch -- Grand Island  1989-2008


Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls Public Library, microfilm from 1854-(located on Main Floor in Reference Department); subject index to the Gazette, 1854 - (located in Local History Department on third floor)


The Public


See also Buffalo History Museum Research Library Newspapers on Microfilm and the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Buffalo and WNY Newspapers

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