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Historic Newspaper Collection

Historic Newspaper Originals Held by the Museum

Most are available by appointment only. Many are currently being digitized.
 

The Montgomery News Messenger 

[known at various times as as the Montgomery Messenger and the News Messenger]

1869-1886: No copies

1887-1917: Some Single Issues 

1918: October-December 

1919-1920: Complete

1921-1930: Some Single issues 

1931 – 1936: Complete

1937-1962: Some Single issues

1963-1978: Complete

1969: December 31 News Messenger Centennial Issue

1972: March 16 Virginia Tech Centennial Issue

1976: July 1 Montgomery County Bicentennial Issue

1979-1983: Some Single issues

1984: April-December

1985-2000: Complete

2001: January-September:  Complete

Blacksburg News 

1949: Single issues

1952: Single issues

1971: Single issues

Blacksburg Messenger

(Also Known as Blacksburg-Christiansburg News Messenger)

1963: Single issues

1975-1976: SingleIissues

Blacksburg Sentinel

1996: October-December

1997-1998: Complete

1999: January-September

Blacksburg Sun

1976: single issues

The Radford News Journal

1935-1936
 1939-1942
1944-1953
1954: January-July
1955-1963: Some Single issues
1964: Complete
1965: Some Single issues
1966-1977: Complete
1979-1987: No Copies
1988-1989: Complete
1990: May-November
1991: No Copies
1992: April-December
1993: January-May
1994- No Copies
1995-2000: Complete
2001: January-September