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Atlanta Newspaper Guide

Finding Atlanta Newspapers at Emory

The following tabs at the top of this guide provide information about notable Atlanta newspapers held at Emory:


For listings of other Atlanta papers available at Emory:

Search by place, title, or time period for newspapers held by Woodruff Library in print or microfilm - online newspapers are NOT listed here. Slightly outdated but contains a relatively complete list of Atlanta papers available in print or microformat at Woodruff.

OR ... search discoverE by newspaper title or by subject. Use these standard subject headings to search for Atlanta newspapers by subject in discoverE or other library catalogs:

    atlanta ga newspapers

    american newspapers georgia atlanta

Atlanta Newspapers Beyond Emory

UGA has the most complete collection of Georgia newspapers, including many microfilmed by the Georgia Newspaper Project which is housed at the UGA Libraries.  Use the collection onsite or place an Interlibrary Loan request to have newspapers on microfilm loaned to Woodruff Library for your use.
Use this directory to search by title or city for information on newspapers published in Atlanta.  Lists other libraries' newspaper holdings, which can often be borrowed via Interlibrary Loan.
Search this "mega-catalog" by subject (e.g. chicago il newspapers) or newspaper title, display detailed holdings information from libraries worldwide, and place Interlibrary Loan requests for newspapers available on microfilm.
CRL has a few Atlanta newspapers that Emory researchers can borrow via Interlibrary Loan.
Other Atlanta area institutions that may have Atlanta newspaper holdings of interest:

More Information about Atlanta Newspapers


Articles on print journalism in Atlanta and elsewhere in Georgia.



For resources in addition to those listed below, search discoverE by subject or by newspaper title:

American Journalism: A History, 1690-1960 / Frank Luther Mott
Location: PN4855 .M67 (Reference Collection, Level 2)


The Black Press in the South, 1865-1979 / Henry Lewis Suggs
Location: PN4882.5 .B54 1983 (Reference Collection, Level 2)


The Accuracy of Atlanta Newspapers / Golson, Graham E.
Location: PN4899 .A84 A2 (Level 5)


A Checklist of Atlanta Newspapers, 1846-1948 / Feldman, Ruth Elaine
Location: PN4899 .A83 F4 (Level 5)


Georgia Journalism, 1763-1950 / Griffith, Louis Turner
Location: PN4897 .G42 G7 (Level 5)

Interlibrary Loan

Using Interlibrary Loan (ILL), you can:

  • borrow books and more from other libraries
  • get copies of articles that Emory doesn't own

You will be notified when your materials arrive (most materials are obtained within 2 weeks).

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