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OCPL Digital Newspaper Archives: The Intelligencer and the Wheeling News-Register 

OCPL Digital Newspaper ArchivesThe Ohio County Public Library is now digitizing the microfilmed versions of our Wheeling News-Register and The Intelligencer newspapers.

We currently have Intelligencer newspapers from 1852-1970 and 1981-1982. Both the News-Register and the Intelligencer are available from 2014 to the present with additional selected newspapers from 2010-2013. More dates will be added to our collection as we continue to process our microfilm.

Digital newspapers from Wheeling preceding 1901 are available through the Library of Congress's Chronicling America website (see below).

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Chronicling America: Library of Congress Newspaper Archive

Newspapers on Chronicling AmericaSearch America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1924 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer is available through Chronicling America from 1852-1922 and the Wheeling Daily Register from 1863-1888. To find Wheeling papers, click the "Advanced Search" tab and either select by state or by newspaper. 

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 NewspaperARCHIVE Library Edition (ACCESS IN LIBRARY ONLY)*

Newspaper Archive Library Edition

NewspaperARCHIVE.com is the world's largest online newspaper archive that spans more than 400 years of family history, small-town events, world news and more. Many West Virginia newspapers are available including publications from Beckley, Bluefield, Charlestown, Charleston, Clarksburg, Fayetteville, Martinsburg, Morgantown, Shepherdstown, and Weirton. Selected dates are available for the Wheeling Daily Intelligencer (1852-1865) and Wheeling Intelligencer (1911-1913).

*PLEASE NOTE: Access to NewspaperARCHIVE is available only on computers inside the Library. 

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