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State Capitol Building of Minnesota: Newspapers

Suggested Newspapers & Dates

Useful dates to search for Minnesota's State Capitol Buildings

  • 1853: Minnesota's First State Capitol building completed
  • 1881: Minnesota's First State Capitol building burns 
  • 1883: Minnesota's Second State Capitol building completed
  • 1905: Minnesota's Third State Capitol building completed
  • 1938: Minnesota's Second State Capitol building demolished
  • 2013-2017: Minnesota's Third State Capitol building renovated and restored

Useful newspapers to search:

  • Saint Paul:
    • Daily globe (1878-1884)
    • St. Paul daily globe (1884-1896)
    • The Saint Paul globe (1896-1905)
  • Minneapolis: 
    • Minneapolis daily tribune (1867-1876)
    • The Minneapolis tribune (1876-1877)
    • The tribune (1877-1882)
    • Daily Minnesota tribune (1882-1884)
    • The Minneapolis daily tribune (1884-1886)
    • The Minneapolis tribune (1886-1909)
    • ​The Minneapolis morning tribune (1909-1930)
    • Minneapolis tribune (1930-1939)
    • Star tribune (1999-present)

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Newspapers

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.   

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