The online edition of Fredericksburg's daily newspaper includes full-text articles, wire reports, a calendar of events, and other features. The library has a number of bound issues in the stacks on the far end of the second floor (near Room 225 and the elevator). Some individual issues are missing, but the holdings roughly include: January 1945 - December 1953, January 1962; January 1970 - April 1998; June 1998 - December 2010. The Free Lance-Star
is indexed in the Nexis Uni
database. The newspaper is also available on microfilm (see "Early Newspapers" tab above).
Fredericksburg newspapers from the Google News Archive
include the Virginia Herald
(1792-1809), the News
(1849-1862), the Ledger
(1865-1874), the Free Lance
(1885-1926), the Star
(1898-1900), the Daily Star
(1917-1918), and the Free Lance-Sta
r (1920-2006). Holdings are not complete for all years. Chronicling America
provides full-text coverage of the Free Lance
Richmond Daily Dispatch, 1860-1865
Fredericksburg Research Resources
Developed by the Historic Preservation Department at the University of Mary Washington. Enables users to search such area resources as 19th-century Fredericksburg directories, historic district codes, 18th- and 19th-century newspaper indexes, and local Mutual Assurance Policies and Censuses of Manufacturing Lists.
A digitization of the Richmond Daily Dispatch
for the Civil War years.
Provides access to thousands of newspaper articles from newspapers throughout Virginia. Users can both browse (by title and date) and search the collection. This resources is sponsored by the Library of Virginia, whose Virginia Newspaper Project attempts to find, identify, catalog, and preserve American newspapers housed in Virginia libraries.
Digital issues of Williamsburg's weekly newspaper, published from 1736-1780.