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Digital Newton

Newton News Index- Library Use Only

Special Collections houses a card-formatted newspaper index for the years 1866-1999.  There is a gap in the index from 1930-1935. 

You will find the index file on the left as you enter the Special Collections Room.  The index is split into two main categories: subject and biography. 

The index was closed on 12/31/1999. 

Newton Newspapers

NOTE:

NEWTON'S MICROFILM READER  IS CURRENTLY OUT OF SERVICE.

PLEASE SEE BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY FOR ALL MICROFILM/ MICROFORM NEEDS.

WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE. 

The Newton Free Library maintains a large microfilm collection of Newton newspapers that have been published from 1866 to the present day. Microfilm storage cabinets are located on the third floor. Paper copies of the only currently printed newspaper, The Newton Tab, are kept until the microfilm is received at the library. Ask a Reference Librarian if you need assistance. The Newton Graphic  for the years 1886- 1972 is available online.

 

Alphabetical Listing of Newton Newspapers

 Community Courant, The

 September 11, 1930 to July 24, 1941

 Newton Circuit

 December 17, 1892 to August 18, 1922

 Newton Commentator

 March 18, 1970 – October 24, 1970

 Newton Free Press

 January 21, 1915 to June 27, 1918

 Newton Graphic    Digitized 1886 - 1972

 October 21, 1882 to September 4, 1997 

 Newton Household

 September 9, 1921 to February 2, 1923

 Newton Journal

 September 8, 1866 to August 31, 1928

 Newton Progress

 April 26, 1923 to August 14, 1930

 Newton Republican

 June 13, 1873 to October 5, 1882

 Newton Tab

 April 25, 1979 to the present

 Newton Times

 March 1, 1911 to February 3, 1921

 Newton Times

 July 30, 1971 to January 23, 1980

 Newton Villager

 August 19, 1948 to September 27, 1986

 This Week in Newton

 November 21, 1984 to December 19, 1984

 Town Crier, The

 September 8, 1898 to January 17, 1936

 VIP Free Weekly Newspaper

 October 3, 1979 to November 24, 1980

 

 

Chronological Listing of Newton Newspapers

 Newton Journal

 September 8, 1866 to August 31, 1928

 Newton Republican

 June 13, 1873 to October 5, 1882

 Newton Graphic    Digitized 1886 - 1972

 October 21, 1882 to September 4, 1997

 Newton Circuit

 December 17, 1892 to August 18, 1922

 Town Crier, The

 September 8, 1898 to January 17, 1936

 Newton Times

 March 1, 1911 to February 3, 1921

 Newton Free Press

 January 21, 1915 to June 27, 1918

 Newton Household

 September 9, 1921 to February 2, 1923

 Newton Progress

 April 26, 1923 to August 14, 1930

 Community Courant, The

 September 11, 1930 to July 24, 1941

 Newton Villager

 August 19, 1948 to September 27, 1986

 Newton Commentator

 March 18, 1970 – October 24, 1970

 Newton Times

 July 30, 1971 to January 23, 1980

 Newton Tab

 April 25, 1979 to the present

 VIP Free Weekly Newspaper

 October 3, 1979 to November 24, 1980

 This Week in Newton

 November 21, 1984 to December 19, 1984

 

Magazines in Special Collections

Several periodicals are included in the collection as examples of magazines that are about  Newton or were published in Newton.