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The California Digital Newspaper Collection offers over 200,000 pages of California newspapers spanning the years 1849-191l: the Alta California, 1849-1891; the San Francisco Call, 1893-1910; the Amador Ledger, 1900-1911; the Imperial Valley Press, 1901-1911; the Sacramento Record-Union, 1859-1890; and the Los Angeles Herald, 1905-1907. Additional years are forthcoming, as are other early California newspapers: the Californian; the California Star; the California Star and Californian; the Sacramento Transcript; the Placer Times; and the Pacific Rural Press.

The California Digital Newspaper Collection is supported in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

The CBSR has received two grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize California newspapers for the National Digital Newspaper Program. These newspapers are available both here and at the Library of Congress Chronicling America website.

Please send comments or questions to Andrea Vanek, Assistant Director, California Newspaper Project and California Digital Newspaper Collection.

Last Updated
25-Nov-2009

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