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

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

We now have the entire run of the Intelligencer newspapers from 1852-present online. We are currently digitizing the News-Register and the years 1863-1976 are now online with many of the Sunday editions available to the present. More dates will be added to our collection as we continue to process our microfilm. 

Digital newspapers from Wheeling preceding 1922 are also available through the Library of Congress's Chronicling America website (see below).

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NOTE: Bellaire Public Library in Bellaire, Ohio has also begun digitizing their microfilmed newspapers. Newspapers from 1873 to 1973 are now available, and include The Times Leader, The Belmont Chronicle, The Bellaire Chronicle, Bellaire Independent, and Bellaire Democrat
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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 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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