Newspaper Transcripts and Index, 1849-1863
Typed transcripts of and a microfilmed personal name and subject index to articles on early Minnesota, selected mainly from southern Minnesota newspapers, 1849-1859. Includes much information on land and water travel, immigration, the rise and decline of towns, and Indian affairs, as well as descriptions of Minnesota’s climate and natural resources.
MNHS call number: Microfilm M588
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.
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