Montana Historical Society

Big Sky ~ Big History

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Digitized Montana Newspapers


The Montana Historical Society retired its Montana Newspapers website ( Users visiting that website will be redirected here. All content previously available on Montana Newspapers is now accessible through our Public Access Portal.

Our digitized newspapers are available online via our Public Access Portal, Chronicling America, and various other sites. We have the most digitized newspapers available through our Onsite Portal, accessed in-person at the Library & Archives Reference Room.

View our newspapers index, available as a PDF or XLSX, to find out what newspapers are available and where to access them.

Newspapers Index (PDF) Newspapers Index (XLSX)


Onsite Portal
Patrons who visit us in-person can access over 12.5 million pages from over 1,000 newspapers covering 1864-present from one of the public PCs in our Reference Room. Logo
Other Sites

Montana newspapers on other sites:

Havre Daily News Archive (1929-present)

Copper Commando (1942-1945)

Google News Archive (various) (various)