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History, Trans-Mississippi American West

This guide cites primary and secondary sources relevant to the history of the United States west of the Mississippi River.

Historical Newspapers

Please note: The following list of newspaper sources is far from exhaustive. Brooks Library provides many newspapers on microfilm or via databases like Newsstand and Newspaper Source Plus. Try OneSearch to access some of these. In addition, universities, national or local libraries may also provide digitized runs of newspapers online. Further exploration may be necessary.