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Lincoln County

Page last updated: 9 December 2012


See Lincoln County Newspapers Online:

At The State Historical Society of Missouri Newspaper Collection page on the University of Missouri web site.

The Troy Herald 1873-1890 on the Chronicling America pages of the National Endowment for the Humanities in the Library of Congress.

(added December 9, 2012, thanks to Tina Wells)

Newspapers on Microfilm at
The State Historical Society of Missouri
For Lincoln County, Missouri

1020 Lowry Street
Columbia, (Boone County) Missouri 65201-7298

The list below was transcribed from the Lincoln County page of the society's non-copyrighted catalog dated July 1995. The holdings listed may not be current (1998), but are provided here so users may see what newspapers are available on microfilm for Lincoln County at The State Historical Society of Missouri facility or may be borrowed through interlibrary loan request.

Interlibrary loan requests must be made through a college or public library and a maximum of two reels of microfilm that may be borrowed by each library at any one time, not each patron. Materials may be borrowed for two weeks use and must be kept in the borrowing library for use. Interlibrary loan and shipping charges apply. Talk to your local library about costs.

Using Newspapers for Genealogical Research

Newspaper List for Lincoln County, Missouri


Democrat (weekly)

1903 -- Aug 28 thru
1904 -- Mar 18
1914 -- Jan 9 thru
19__ (current issues not available on microfilm for 1-3 years after publication)



Transcript (weekly)

1914 -- Jan 29
1915 -- Apr 22, May 27, Jun 20, 17, July 29, Aug 5, Nov 18
1916 -- Jan 6, Mar 2, 23, Apr 27, Jun 15, 22 - July 6, 27, Aug 10, Oct 5, Nov 9, Dec 14
1917 -- Jan 4, Apr 5, May 24, July 26, 1917



Index (weekly)

1901 -- July 25 thru
1920 -- Nov 18
1921 -- May 12 thru
1943 -- May 6



Free Press (weekly)

1882 -- Jan 4 thru
1943 -- May 7

Free Press & Silex Index (weekly)

1943 -- May 14 thru
19__ (current issues not available on microfilm for 1-3 years after publication)

Herald (weekly)

1873 -- Jun 18 thru
1878 -- Oct 30
1888 -- Sep 26, Dec 5-12

Lincoln County Herald (weekly)

1866 -- Jan 5 thru
1873 -- Jun 4

Lincoln County Journal (weekly)

1991 -- Oct 1 thru
19__  (current issues not available on microfilm for 1-3 years after publication)


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This file has been compiled and produced for the HERITAGE PAGES of LINCOLN COUNTY, MISSOURI by County Coordinator, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, Patricia SummersSmith,   2002- 2012, Carl Hampe.  It is maintained by County Coordinators Carl Hampe and Patricia SummersSmith.

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