The New Jersey State Library is closed for walk-in service, but Reference Staff are available for assistance at firstname.lastname@example.org.
♦ Newspapers and microfilm are located on the 4th floor of the library.
♦ The NJ State Library currently receives about 18 NJ newspapers representing a wide range of geographic regions throughout the state. We also receive 4 national papers.
♦ About 70 older newspapers are available on microfilm.
♦ Find a subject index to the Newspaper Clipping File covering the 1950's to the 1980's for several major NJ papers. More information about the clipping file can be found in the Historic and Current Newspapers section.
The New Jersey State Archives, located nearby at 225 West State Street, Trenton NJ, also has a large collection of historical newspapers on microfilm.
Newspaper / Holdings
Asbury Park Press / January 1968 - current
Cape May County Herald Times / most recent 4 months
Courier-News (Bridgewater, Somerville) / most recent 4 months
Courier-Post (Camden) / October 1949 - current
Daily Journal (Vineland) / most recent 4 months
Daily Record (Morristown) / most recent 4 months
Herald News (Passaic County) / most recent 4 months
Home News Tribune (Middlesex County) / most recent 4 months
Hunterdon County Democrat / most recent 4 months
Jersey Journal (Hudson County) / most recent 4 months
New Jersey Herald (Sussex County) / most recent 4 months; on-site digital access 2004 - current
Newark Star-Ledger / August 1945 - current
Press of Atlantic City / January 1968 - 2015; 2017 [note: no 2016]; most recent 4 months
Princeton Packet / most recent 4 months
Record (Bergen) / January 1960 - 2015; most recent 4 months
South Jersey Times (Gloucester Edition) / most recent 4 months
Times of Trenton (Trenton Times) / May 5, 1883 - current
Trentonian / January 1964 - current
Out-of-State Newspapers / Holdings
Current month plus 3 previous months are available in print.
Afro-American (Baltimore/Washington) / most recent 4 months
New York Times / September 18, 1851 - current
Philadelphia Inquirer / January 1970 - current
Wall Street Journal / January 1958 - current
An index of all known digitized newspapers published in New Jersey.
Search by county or map location to find newspapers that have been digitized and those in process.
Trenton Evening Times. Friday, September 18, 1908