Arkansas State Newspapers

Alphabetical List of Arkansas State and Local Newspapers

Arkansas Gazette Daily

Arkansas Gazette Weekly [ 1842 - 1868 ]

  • Print subject index located on 1st floor in Reference.
  • Film boxes are labeled with the above title. Actual titles in this range of dates are:
    • Arkansas State Gazette
      • Aug 17, 1842 - Feb 1, 1850
    • Arkansas State Gazette and Democrat
      • Feb 8, 1850 - July 2, 1859
    • Arkansas State Gazette
      • July 9, 1859 - June 30, 1866
    • Arkansas Gazette
      • July 7, 1866 - Sept 25, 1866
    • Weekly Arkansas Gazette
      • Oct 2, 1866 - Nov 19, 1867; Nov 26, 1867 - Nov 17, 1868

Arkansas Intelligencer [Van Buren, Ark.]

  • March 11, 1843 - Dec 29, 1849; March 13, 1857 - Oct 1, 1858

Fort Smith Elevator

  • Nov 5, 1880 - June 20, 1884
  • June 27, 1884 - Oct 28, 1887
  • Nov 4, 1887 - Feb 27, 1891
  • Nov 3, 1893 - Dec 25, 1896
  • Nov 3, 1893 - May 28, 1909

Fort Smith Herald

  • Dec 6, 1848 - Sept 29, 1877

Fort Smith New Era

  • Jan 20, 1869 - July 14, 1870

Fort Smith News Record

  • Oct 23, 1893; June 11, 1894 - Apr 29, 1907; Jan 8, 1909 - Feb 2, 1909.
  • Many missing issues. Some out of chronological order.

Fort Smith Times

  • Jan, 1908 - June, 1909

Fort Smith Times Record

  • July 1, 1909 - Dec 31, 1949

Fort Smith Tri-Weekly Bulletin

  • 1862 only June 24; July 17 & 31; Oct 16, 23, 30; Nov 1, 4, 6, 8

Fort Smith Weekly Herald

  • July 6, 1867 - March 20, 1869

Fort Smith Weekly New Era

  • July 21, 1870 - Sept 24, 1879

The Press-Argus

  • July 6, 1934; Dec 6, 13, 20, 1935; June 12, 19, 31, 1936; Sept 25, 1936

Southwest Times Record

  • Jan 1, 1988 to current
  • Not in Pebley Collection - located on 2nd floor with regular film holdings

Van Buren Daily Argus

  • May 2, 1897 - Jan 31, 1917

Van Buren Daily Venture

  • Nov 23, 1893 - Aug 16, 1900

Van Buren Evening News

  • Jan 15 - April 27, 1923

Van Buren Press

  • Feb 3, 1866 - July 20, 1875; July 11, 1876; Nov 9, 1895 - Dec 28, 1912

The Weekly New Era

  • Oct 1, 1879 - Nov 20, 1884

Western Independent

  • Jan 11, 1872 - Oct 24, 1877

Wheelers’ Independent

  • Jan 2, 1878 - Oct 8, 1879
  • Oct 22, 1879 - June 6, 1883
  • Feb 12, 1879 - Nov 22, 1882 (scattered issues only)

Chronological List of Arkansas State and Local Newspapers

Arkansas State

Arkansas Gazette Weekly [ 1842 - 1868 ]

  • Print subject index located on 1st floor in Reference.
  • Film boxes are labeled with the above title. Actual titles in this range of dates are:
    • Arkansas State Gazette
      • Aug 17, 1842 - Feb 1, 1850
    • Arkansas State Gazette and Democrat
      • Feb 8, 1850 - July 2, 1859
    • Arkansas State Gazette
      • July 9, 1859 - June 30, 1866
    • Arkansas Gazette
      • July 7, 1866 - Sept 25, 1866
    • Weekly Arkansas Gazette
      • Oct 2, 1866 - Nov 19, 1867; Nov 26, 1867 - Nov 17, 1868

Arkansas Gazette Daily

  • Print subject index located on 1st floor in Reference.
  • Film boxes are labeled with the above title. Actual titles in this range of dates are:
    • Arkansas State Gazette
      • May 10, 1865 - July 5, 1865
    • Little Rock Daily Gazette
      • July 6, 1865 - Aug 29, 1866
    • Daily Arkansas Gazette
      • Aug 30, 1866 - Feb 2, 1889

Fort Smith and Van Buren

Arkansas Intelligencer [Van Buren, Ark.]

  • March 11, 1843 - Dec 29, 1849; March 13, 1857 - Oct 1, 1858

Fort Smith Herald

  • Dec 6, 1848 - Sept 29, 1877

Fort Smith Tri-Weekly Bulletin

  • 1862 only June 24; July 17 & 31; Oct 16, 23, 30; Nov 1, 4, 6, 8

Van Buren Press

  • Feb 3, 1866 - July 20, 1875; July 11, 1876; Nov 9, 1895 - Dec 28, 1912

Fort Smith Weekly Herald

  • July 6, 1867 - March 20, 1869

Fort Smith New Era

  • Jan 20, 1869 - July 14, 1870

Fort Smith Weekly New Era

  • July 21, 1870 - Sept 24, 1879

Western Independent

  • Jan 11, 1872 - Oct 24, 1877

Wheelers’ Independent

  • Jan 2, 1878 - Oct 8, 1879
  • Oct 22, 1879 - June 6, 1883
  • Feb 12, 1879 - Nov 22, 1882    (scattered issues only)

The Weekly New Era

  • Oct 1, 1879 - Nov 20, 1884

Fort Smith Elevator

  • Nov 5, 1880 - June 20, 1884
  • June 27, 1884 - Oct 28, 1887
  • Nov 4, 1887 - Feb 27, 1891
  • Nov 3, 1893 - Dec 25, 1896
  • Nov 3, 1893 - May 28, 1909

Fort Smith News Record

  • Oct 23, 1893; June 11, 1894 - Apr 29, 1907; Jan 8, 1909 - Feb 2, 1909.
  • Many missing issues. Some out of chronological order. See inventory pages.

Van Buren Daily Venture

  • Nov 23, 1893 - Aug 16, 1900

Van Buren Daily Argus

  • May 2, 1897 - Jan 31, 1917

Fort Smith Times

  • Jan, 1908 - June, 1909

Fort Smith Times Record

  • July 1, 1909 - Dec 31, 1949

Van Buren Evening News

  • Jan 15 - April 27, 1923

The Press-Argus

  • July 6, 1934; Dec 6 - 20, 1935; June 12 - 31, 1936, Sept 25, 1936

Southwest Times Record

  • Jan 1, 1988 to current
  • Not Pebley Collection - located on 2nd floor with regular film holdings