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Josiah Snelling: The First Commander of Fort Snelling: Newspapers

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Newsboy distributing January 1937 Minneapolis Journal.The Minnesota Historical Society holds the world's largest collection of Minnesota newspapers, with dates ranging from 1849 to the present day.

Past issues of most newspaper titles are available on microfilm in the MNHS library, but there is also digital access to select newspapers

Use the links to the left to search for newspapers available at MNHS and to search within digitized newspaper collections.   

 

Suggested Newspapers & Dates

There were no newspapers in the area that later became the Minnesota Territory and the State of Minnesota unil the mid-1800s.  

For newspaper articles and information on Fort Snelling, see our Fort Snelling Guide: Newspapers

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