Oregon Newspapers Index

Copies of articles can be obtained through your local library's Interlibrary Loan service. You will need to provide your library with Article title, Title of newspaper, day and date of newspaper, and section (if available) and page number. Your library may charge for this service.

The Oregon Newspapers Index provides a home for electronic Oregon newspaper indexes.

The Oregon Daily Emerald. Eugene (Or.).
University of Oregon campus newspaper, 1900-1979. 102,000+ records.
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The Portland Oregonian. Portland (Or.).
1852 - 1987. 839,000+ records.
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The Register-Guard. Eugene (Or.).
1963 - 2004. 30,000+ records.
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Total searchable index records 977,000+
  • More than 100 faculty, staff, student workers, and volunteers have worked on the Oregon Newspapers Index to date.
  • Here is an inventory of index card drawers and bound volumes being converted.
  • Here is a History of Oregon Newspapers written for the project by Librarian Emeritus Richard Heinzkill.
  • The University of Oregon Libraries holds the microfilmed newspapers here indexed as well as for over 1,000 other titles.
  • Copies of articles can be obtained through your local library's Interlibrary Loan service.
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The Oregon Newspapers Index has been supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered through the Oregon State Library, by the University of Oregon Libraries, and by several anonymous donors.