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Disposal of Overseas Newspapers

Between 1996 and 1998, the British Library Newspaper Library announced in issues no. 22, 24, and 25 of its Newsletter, Newspaper Library News, its intention to dispose of the hard copy of selected post-1850 overseas newspapers, which it holds on microfilm. A number of donations of newspapers was made to libraries subsequently. The following list is made available in order to help researchers to trace the current location of these original newspaper holdings, which were formerly held in hard copy by the Newspaper Library, and are still held there on microfilm. Date ranges show the earliest and latest years of the hard copies; some runs are imperfect, though, with issues wanting.

Researchers are advised please to check with each library regarding the availability of the original, hard-copy newspapers. 

 American Antiquarian Society
(Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
The American Socialist: Devoted to the enlargement and perfection of homeOneida, New York, USA1876 - 1879
The ArgonautSan Francisco, California, USA1881 - 1882
The Child's PaperNew York, New York, USA1852 - 1880
The Circular: Devoted to the Sovereignty of ChristOneida, New York, USA1851 - 1876
The Commercial & Financial Chronicle and Hunt's Merchants' MagazineNew York, New York, USA1865 - 1871; 1875 - 1876
Hearth and HomeNew York, New York, USA1874 - 1875
The Irish WorldNew York, New York, USA1872 - 1879
Die Neue ZeitNew York, New York, USA1869 - 1871
New-York Daily TribuneNew York, New York, USA1865
The New York HeraldNew York, New York, USA1859 - 1865
The New York TimesNew York, New York, USA1865 - 1866
The Richmond StandardRichmond, Virginia, USA1878 - 1882
The WorldNew York, New York, USA1860 - 1865

 Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University
(Waco, Texas, USA)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
   
Le ConstitutionnelParis, France1851 - 1870
Galignani's MessengerParis, FranceApril 1853 - June 1859; 1860; 1863 - 1865; July 1866 - September 1870; 1871 - 1872; May 1890 - June 1896; 1897 - July 1904
Giornale di RomaRome, Italy1851 - 1869
La NazioneFlorence, ItalyJuly 1859 - 1865; 1867 - 1915; August 1916 - August 1919

 Biblioteca Nacional de Chile
(Santiago, Chile)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
La InformaciónSantiago, Chile1920 - 1930
El MercurioSantiago, Chile1967

 Biblioteca Nacional de España
(Madrid, Spain)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
El Campo de GibraltarAlgeciras, Spain1916 - 1919
El Cascabel: Periódico para reirMadrid, Spain1863 - 1876
El Correo españolMadrid, Spain1914 - 1919
La Correspondencia de EspañaMadrid, Spain1914 - 1919
El Crisol: Diario de la repúblicaMadrid, Spain1931 - 1932
España: Semanario de la vida nacionalMadrid, Spain1916 - 1919
Gil Blas: Periódico político satíricoMadrid, Spain1864 - 1872
La Igualdad: Diario republicano federalMadrid, Spain1872 - 1874
El LiberalMadrid, Spain1914 - 1919
La Luz: Diario de la repúblicaMadrid, Spain1932
El MundoMadrid, Spain1914 - 1919
La NaciónMadrid, Spain1917 - 1918
El PaísMadrid, Spain1914 - 1919
El ParlamentarioMadrid, Spain1916 - 1919
La PublicidadBarcelona, Spain1916 - 1919
El SolMadrid, Spain1917 - 1938
La VanguardiaBarcelona, Spain1914 - 1919; 1936 - 1937

 Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Roma
(Rome, Italy)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
Avanti!: Giornale socialista: Quotidiano del Partito socialistaMilan, Italy1914 - 1919
La Chimica industrialeTurin, Italy1899 - 1904
Corriere diplomatico e consolareRome, Italy1923 - 1940
Il DirittoRome, Italy1872 - 1895
L'EpocaRome, Italy1917 - 1919
The Florence GazetteFlorence, Italy1890 - 1907
Forbes' Tourist's DirectoryRome, Italy1874 - 1898
Giornale del regno delle Due SicilieNaples, Italy1851 - 1883
Giornale delle arti e delle industrie: Organo degl'interessi economici del regno D'Italia Turin [later Florence], Italy1861 - 1889
Gazzetta delle campagne: Giornale di agricoltura, industria e CommercioTurin, Italy1876 - 1880
Gazzetta di NapoliNaples, Italy1877 - 1887
Gazzetta di PalermoPalermo, Sicily, Italy1869 - 1887
Il GiornoNaples, Italy1914 - 1919
Il Giorno: Periodico scientifico-industrialeMilan, Italy1884 - 1885
Le Industrie, l'agricoltura, il commercioTurin, Italy1874 - 1875
L'Italia evangelicaFlorence, Italy1881 - 1907
Il Labaro della riforma cattolicaSan Remo, Italy1893 - 1898
L'OpinioneFlorence [later Rome], Italy1870 - 1900
Il PapagalloBologna, Italy1881 - 1915
La PerseveranzaMilan, Italy1859 - 1897
Il PiccoloNaples, Italy1881 - 1887
San Francesco di AssisiAssisi, Italy1920 - 1927

 Central National Library of the Republic of Montenegro
(Cetinje, Yugoslavia)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
Glas CrnogorcaCetinje, Yugoslavia1893 - 1912

 Centre for Islamic Studies, Turkish Religious Foundation
 (Istanbul, Turkey)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
Ankara: Édition française hebdomadaire du "Hakimiyeti milliye"Ankara, Turkey1934 - 1940
The Baghdad TimesBaghdad, Iraq1921 - 1923
Ekklesiastike AletheiaIstanbul, Turkey1885 - 1897
HilalIstanbul, Turkey1918
Le Journal de la Chambre de Commerce de ConstantinopleIstanbul, Turkey1894 - 1921
The Levant Herald: Weekly BudgetIstanbul, Turkey1880 - 1913
The Levant Times and Shipping GazetteIstanbul, Turkey1868 - 1874
Lloyd Ottoman: Édition française de l"'Osmanischer Lloyd"Istanbul, Turkey1917 - 1918
NeologosIstanbul, Turkey1871 - 1892
The Orient NewsIstanbul, Turkey1919 - 1922
Osmanischer LloydIstanbul, Turkey1917 - 1918
Times of MesopotamiaBasrah, Iraq1921 - 1922
La TurquieIstanbul, Turkey1870 - 1875

 Ethnike Bibliotheke tes Hellados / National Library of Greece
 (Athens, Greece)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
AchropolisAthens, Greece1888 - 1912
AthenaiAthens, Greece1917 - 1919
Chronos AthenonAthens, Greece1887
Deltion Plerophorion: (Bulletin d'informations publié par les soins du Sous-Secrétaire d'Etat pour la Presse et le Tourisme)Athens, Greece1940
Eleutheron BemaAthens, Greece1928 - 1941
EmprosAthens, Greece1917 - 1919
EphemerisAthens, Greece1875 - 1891
EstiaAthens, Greece1914 - 1919
Estia: Ekdidotai Kata KupriakenAthens, Greece1876 - 1895
EthnosAthens, Greece1916 - 1918
Journal d'AthènesAthens, Greece1879 - 1886
KarteriaAthens, Greece1877 - 1878
Nea EllasAthens, Greece1915 - 1919; 1939 - 1941
Nea EmeraAthens, Greece1915 - 1918
O NoumasAthens, Greece1903 - 1913
PaliggenesiaAthens, Greece1882 - 1899
PanathenaiaAthens, Greece1900 - 1909
PatrisAthens, Greece1916 - 1919
E ProiaAthens, Greece1940 - 1941
SionAthens, Greece1885 - 1889
SkripAthens, Greece1917

 Helsinki University Library - National Library of Finland
 (Helsinki, Finland)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
   
Novaia Russkaia zhizn'Helsinki, Finland1919

 Imperial War Museum
 (London, UK)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
ABCMadrid, Spain1914 - 1919
Diário de NotíciasLisbon, Portugal1916 - 1919
Frankfurter Zeitung und HandelsblattFrankfurt am Main, Germany1940 - 1958
La Gazette de HollandeThe Hague, The Netherlands1914 - 1922
Il Giornale d'ItaliaRome, Italy1901 - 1940
Hamburger NachrichtenHamburger, Germany1914 - 1919
L'Idea nazionaleRome, Italy1914 - 1925
Journal de GenèveGeneva, Switzerland1914 - 1967
Le Messager d'AthènesAthens, Greece1915 - 1919
Nieuwe Rotterdamsche CourantRotterdam, The Netherlands1910 - 1937
Il Popolo d'ItaliaMilan, Italy1914 - 1919; 1937 - 1943
O RomeosAthens, Greece1904 - 1918
La TribunaRome, Italy1914 - 1940

 Instituto de Biblioteca Nacional e do Livro
 (Lisbon, Portugal)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
ABCLisbon, Portugal1920 - 1931
A CapitalLisbon, Portugal1916 - 1919
A LuctaLisbon, Portugal1917 - 1919
A ManhãLisbon, Portugal1917 - 1919
O Jornal do commercio (comércio) e das coloniasLisbon, Portugal1917 - 1919; 1938 - 1939
RepúblicaLisbon, Portugal1915 - 1916
O SeculoLisbon, Portugal1916 - 1919
A VanguardaLisbon, Portugal1917 - 1919

 Katholieke Universiteit
 (Leuven, Belgium)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
ABCMadrid, Spain1941 - 1955
L'AiòliAvignon, France1891 - 1899
Les Annales politiques et littérairesParis, France1900 - 1903; 1907 - 1908; 1912 - 1913; 1920 - 1922
Arbeiter-ZeitungVienna, Austria1947 - 1958
[1947, 1949, 1954, & 1958 are incomplete]
Blanco y Negro: Revista IlustradaMadrid, Spain1958 - 1965
Le Chat Noir: Journal artistique et littéraireParis, France1882 - 1891
Deutsche National-ZeitungMunich, Germany1968; 1971 - 1975
Hamburger NachrichtenHamburg, Germany1935 - 1939 [incomplete]
L'IntransigeantParis, France1880 - 1907; 1936 - 1940
Le Journal des ArtsParis, France1879 - 1888; 1895 - 1896; 1900 [incomplete]
Journal des Débats, politiques et littérairesParis, France1851 - 1880; 1911 - 1939
Oesterreichisch-Ungarische Müller-ZeitungVienna, Austria1886 - 1887; 1899 - 1902; 1905 - 1908
L'Osservatore romanoVatican City, Vatican City State1861 - 1867; 1872 - 1962
La Révolte: Organe communiste-anarchisteParis, France1888 - 1894
Le Révolté: Organe socialiste (communiste-anarchiste)Geneva, Switzerland1879 - 1887
Rouge: Journal d'action communisteParis, FranceJanuary - June 1975
Toute l'éditionParis, France1933 - 1940
Le VoltaireParis, France1878 - 1897
Wiener ZeitungVienna, Austria1966 - 1988

 Koninklijke Bibliotheek
(The Hague, The Netherlands)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
AsmodéeAmsterdam, The Netherlands1854 - 1877
It HeitelânLeeuwarden, The Netherlands1920 - 1926
De Nieuwe AmsterdammerAmsterdam, The Netherlands1914 - 1918
De Opmerker: Weekblad voor architecten, ingenieurs, fabrikanten en aannemers van publieke werken De OpmerkerArnhem [later The Hague], The Netherlands1866 - 1916
Sljucht en rjuchtLeeuwarden, The Netherlands1897 - 1938
De SpiegelAmsterdam, The Netherlands1906 - 1920
De TelegraafAmsterdam, The Netherlands1914 - 1919
De VolkskrantAmsterdam, The Netherlands1945

 Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België / Bibliothèque royale de Belgique
(Brussels, Belgium)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
The Belgian News and Continental AdvertiserBrussels, Belgium1894 - 1896
La Belgique ColonialeBrussels, Belgium1895 - 1932
Belgischer-Bilder KurierBrussels, Belgium1916
Belgischer KurierBrussels, Belgium1916 - 1917
Le BruxelloisBrussels, Belgium1916 - 1918
L'Écho BelgeAmsterdam, The Netherlands1916 - 1918
L'Écho du ParlementBrussels, Belgium1884 - 1885
L'Étoile BelgeBrussels, Belgium1919
The European Express and Belgian Times and NewsBrussels, Belgium1901 - 1909
Le FrondeurLiége, Belgium1880 - 1888
Gazet Van BrusselBrussels, Belgium1916 - 1917
L'Indépendance BelgeBrussels, Belgium1851 - 1940
L'Industrie: Inventions, brevets et droit industriel: Revue hebdomadaireBrussels, Belgium1897 - 1907
La Libre BelgiqueBrussels, Belgium1969 - 1975
Le Mouvement GéographiqueBrussels, Belgium1884 - 1922
Le NordBrussels, Belgium1855 - 1907
La PaixBrussels, Belgium1862 - 1887
Le PeupleBrussels, Belgium1947 - 1952
Le XXe siècle: Quotidien belge paraissant au HavreLe Havre, France1915 - 1919
Het Vlaamsche NieuwsAntwerp, Belgium1916 - 1918
Vrij BelgiëScheveningen, The Netherlands1916 - 1918

 National Library of Serbia
(Belgrade, Yugoslavia)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
Balkan HeraldBelgrade, Yugoslavia1934 - 1940
Novo VremeBelgrade, Yugoslavia1942
PravdaBelgrade, Yugoslavia1938 - 1940
SamoupravaBelgrade, Yugoslavia1938 - 1941
South Slav HeraldBelgrade, Yugoslavia1932 - 1940

 Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
 (Vienna, Austria)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
Arbeiter-ZeitungVienna, Austria1916 - 1919; 1927; 1930
Centralblatt für die oesterr.-ungar. PapierindustrieVienna, Austria1883 - 1909
Central-blatt für Glas-Industrie und KeramikVienna, Austria1897 - 1909
Centralblatt für Maschinen-Industrie und EisengiessereiVienna, Austria1896 - 1912
Deutsches VolksblattVienna, Austria1916 - 1919
Fremden-BlattVienna, Austria1915 - 1919
Der GerberVienna, Austria1887 - 1909
Montan-Zeitung für Oesterreich-Ungarn, und die BalkanländerGraz, Austria1897 - 1906
NaphtaLvov, Ukraine1901 - 1908
Neue Freie PresseVienna, Austria1885 - 1939
Neues Wiener Abendblatt: Abend-Ausgabe des Neuen Wiener TagblattVienna, Austria1914 - 1919
Oesterreichisch-Ungarische Montan-und Metallindustrie-ZeitungVienna, Austria1886 - 1910
ReichspostVienna, Austria1914 - 1919
Wiener Allgemeine ZeitungVienna, Austria1917 - 1919
Die ZeitVienna, Austria1915 - 1919

 Richard Bland College Library
(Petersburg, Virginia, USA)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
Aurora of the ValleyNewbury, Vermont, USA1854 - 1868
The British-AmericanPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA1887 - 1918
The British CalifornianSan Francisco, California, USA1913 - 1921
The Daily DispatchRichmond, Virginia, USA1861 - 1864
Daily Evening BulletinSan Francisco, California, USA1855 - 1871
The Daily PatriotMadison, Wisconsin, USA1854 - 1864
The Evening PostNew York, New York, USA1859 - 1861; 1864 - 1875
Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room CompanionBoston, Massachusetts, USA1851 - 1859
New-York Daily TribuneNew York, New York, USA1851 - 1864
The New York HeraldNew York, New York, USA1866 - 1899
Weekly National IntelligencerWashington, DC, USA1859 - 1864

 Schweizerische Landesbibliothek / Bibliothèque nationale suisse
 (Bern, Switzerland)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
   
La Macédoine: Organe du mouvement macédonien de libérationGeneva, Switzerland1934 - 1938
Neuer Schweizerischer Papierhandel und Union de la PapeterieBern, Switzerland1888 - 1889

 Slovak National Library in Matica slovenská
 (Martin, Slovakia)

Newspaper TitlePlace of PublicationDates
BojovníkBratislava, Slovakia1945
Grenzbote: Deutsches Tagblatt für die KarpathenländerBratislava, Slovakia1939
Národná ObrodaBratislava, Slovakia1945
Slovák PondelníkBratislava, Slovakia1944
Slovenská PravdaBratislava, Slovakia1943

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