Lancaster City and County Newspapers

Intelligencer Journal, 1796 - June 26, 2009
Lancaster New Era, 1877 - June 26, 2009
Intelligencer Journal-New Era, March 1, 2008 - October 15, 2014
Sunday News (Lancaster), 1923 - October 12, 2014
LNP Always Lancaster, October 16, 2014 - present
Lancaster Examiner and Herald 1834-1872
Lancaster Intelligencer 1847-1871
Lancaster Daily Intelligencer 1880-1890
Columbia Spy (Columbia, PA), 1830 - 1889
New Holland Clarion 1873-1950
Lancaster Farmer 1869-1884

Lancaster Intelligencer Journal
The Intelligencer Journal was the oldest of the three modern Lancaster newspapers, having been established in 1796. The editorial page reflected the Democratic-Liberal tradition of the newspaper.

Current research formats and locations:

Franklin and Marshall College

Lancaster Journal - 6/17/1796 through 6/17/1836
Available on microfilm, Shadek-Fackenthal Library

Lancaster Journal (1816-1836) is also available electronically through the F&M Student Newspaper Collection

Lancaster Intelligencer Weekly - 12/28/1847 through 12/27/1863
Available on microfilm, Shadek-Fackenthal Library

Lancaster Intelligencer Journal - 8/29/1864 through 1994
Available on microfilm, Shadek-Fackenthal Library

Lancaster Intelligencer Weekly/Journal (1847-1871) is also available electronically through the Pennsylvania Civil War Newspapers Collection (Penn State)

Lancaster Daily Intelligencer 1/1/1880 through 7/31/1890 is available electronically through the Library of Congress' Chronicling America website

Lancaster Intelligencer Journal - 9/5/1989 through June 29, 2009 (after 3/1/2008 Saturdays and holidays as Intelligencer Journal-Lancaster New Era; after June 29, 2009 daily (M-Sat) as Intelligencer Journal-Lancaster New Era)
Available electronically through the NewsBank database, Franklin and Marshall College Libraries

Lancaster Intelligencer Journal - 1/1/1997 through June 29, 2009 (after 3/1/2008 Saturdays and holidays as Intelligencer Journal-Lancaster New Era; after June 29, 2009 daily (M-Sat) as Intelligencer Journal-Lancaster New Era)
Available electronically through the Lexis-Nexis Academic database, Franklin and Marshall College Libraries

Lancaster New Era
The Lancaster New Era was started in 1877 as the New Era (Daily). The editorial page reflected its Republican-Conservative history.

Current research formats and locations:

Franklin and Marshall College

Lancaster New Era - 9/5/1989 through June 26, 2009 (after 3/1/2008 Saturdays and holidays as Intelligencer Journal-Lancaster New Era; after June 29, 2009 daily (M-Sat) as Intelligencer Journal-Lancaster New Era)
Available electronically through the NewsBank database, Franklin and Marshall College Libraries

Lancaster New Era - 1/1/1997 through June 29, 1989 (after 3/1/2008 Saturdays and holidays as Intelligencer Journal-Lancaster New Era; after June 29, 2009 daily (M-Sat) as Intelligencer Journal-Lancaster New Era)
Available electronically through the Lexis-Nexis Academic database, Franklin and Marshall College Libraries

Lancaster Public Library, Duke Street

New Era, Lancaster New Era, Intelligencer Journal-New Era (Daily) - 4/28/1877 through present
Available on microfilm, Lancaster Public Library, Duke Street

Lancaster County Historical Society

New Era (Daily) - 4/28/1877 through 1888
Available on microfilm, Lancaster County Historical Society

Lancaster New Era - 1962 through present
Available on microfilm, Lancaster County Historical Society

Sunday News (Lancaster)
The Sunday News was established in 1923 as Lancaster's first local Sunday newspaper.

Current research formats and locations:

Franklin and Marshall College

Sunday News (Lancaster) - 9/10/1989 through October 12, 2014
Available electronically through the NewsBank database, Franklin and Marshall College Libraries

Sunday News (Lancaster) - 1997 through October 12, 2014
Available electronically through the Lexis-Nexis Academic database, Franklin and Marshall College Libraries

Lancaster Public Library, Duke Street

Sunday News (Lancaster) - 1923 through present
Available on microfilm, Lancaster Public Library, Duke Street

Lancaster County Historical Society

Sunday News (Lancaster) - 1923 through 1928, 1962 through present
Available on microfilm, Lancaster County Historical Society

LNP Always Lancaster (Daily), successor to Intelligencer Journal-New Era and Sunday News- October 16, 2014 through present

Available electronically through the NewsBank database, Franklin and Marshall College Libraries
Available electronically through the Lexis-Nexis Academic database, Franklin and Marshall College Libraries

Lancaster Examiner and Herald

Current research formats and locations:

Lancaster County Historical Society

Lancaster Examiner and Herald (Lancaster, PA) - 1834-1872
Available electronically through Access Pennsylvania Digital Repository

Columbia Spy (Columbia, PA)
The Columbia Spy began publication June 17, 1830, with John L. Boswell as the editor and publisher. Twenty-year-old Boswell came to Columbia from Hartford, Connecticut, where he served an apprenticeship with The Courant. The paper was allegedly named "Spy" to reflect the strong anti-slavery sentiment in the community.

Current research formats and locations:

Lancaster County Historical Society

Columbia Spy (Columbia, PA) - 1847 through 1870
Available electronically through the Pennsylvania Civil War Newspapers Collection (Penn State)

New Holland Clarion

Current research formats and locations:

Lancaster County Historical Society

New Holland Clarion (New Holland, PA) - 1873-1950
Available electronically through Access Pennsylvania Digital Repository

Lancaster Farmer

Current research formats and locations:

Lancaster County Historical Society
Lancaster Farmer (Lancaster, PA) - 1869-1884
Available electronically through Archive.org



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