News Journal (Wilmington) Index
Access: Freely available Internet database

A selective index to the Wilmington News Journal, a component of the Delaware Library Catalog. It is available as a “library” in the Quick Search box. Use the drop-down menu next to “library.” It is called “Newspaper Index (Wilmington Public Library Reference Dept.)”

Indexing is limited to major local or state articles. No national articles are included unless a local aspect is covered. Obituaries are not indexed unless it is a person of major importance. An average of six articles are indexed each day.

Coverage: October 1988-
Updated: daily
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Recent issues (1999 to the present) of the News Journal (Wilmington) are available online.

The Wilmington Public Library also has a card file called the Old Delaware Index, a subject and biographical index to Wilmington Morning News and Evening Journal articles and selected Delaware history books. It has extensive indexing from the 1920s to 1977, with limited indexing from the 1880s to the 1920s. Obituaries are included for prominent Delawareans. There is a clippings file which accompanies the Index and provides the text of about a third of the entries. The Delaware Index is available only at the Wilmington Public Library.

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Producer: Wilmington Public Library

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 07/21/14