Riley County Genealogical Society

Historical Newspapers at MPL

 
Manhattan Public Library has Manhattan and Leonardville newspapers available on microfilm. Newspapers listed by microfilm reel are listed below.  For a complete listof newspapers by dates click here.
 
Most microfilm reels have been indexed by Sy Ekart and published as books by the Riley County Genealogical Society. Titles of these books begin with:  Birth, Marriage, Death and Other Items of Interest, etc.  If your Surname Search results list one of these books, you may find more information by looking at the microfilm.
 
To access other regional and national online newspapers go to our online newspaper link.  
 
NEWSPAPER/BULLETIN TITLE
DATES 
MICROFILM REEL NO.
Argus
1887
1001
Artcraft
1924 & 1926
1001
College Hill Hustler
1903-1905
1007
Congregational Telephone
1894
1000
Daily Mercury
1897
1007
Daily Mercury
1909-1915
148-155
Daily Nationalist (KS)
1880
1007
Daily Nationalist (KS)
1909-1914
174-187
District News
1889
1004
Evening Republic (KS)
1904-1905
75-78
Golden Cresset
1894-1895
1004
Home Economics News
1924-1926
1004
Hygiene Miscellany & Medical News
1877-1878
1003
Kansas Farm Journal (Emporia)
1925-1928
1005
Kansas Farm Journal (Manhattan)
1925
1005
Kansas Jersey News
1920
1003
Kansas Land Register
1870-1874
1005
Kansas Methodist
1892
1004
Kansas Methodist Times
1891-1892
1004
Kansas Presbyter
1889-1890
1003
Kansas Radical
1866-1868
3
Kansas State Farm Bureau Bulletin
1920-1924
1003
Kansas Telephone
1881-1894
1000
Land Register
1870
1005
Manhattan Beacon
1872-1873
1001
Manhattan Beacon
1873-1875
1007
Manhattan Courier
1886
1007
Manhattan Daily Nationalist (KS)
1915-1926
188-218
Manhattan Daily Nationalist (KS) Combined Issue
1926-1926
148
Manhattan Daily Republic (KS)
1887-1891
68-74
Manhattan District Methodist and World Mission
1890
1007
Manhattan District News
1889
1004
Manhattan Enterprise
1880-1882
37
Manhattan Enterprise
1907
1004
Manhattan Express
1859-1862
1
Manhattan Herald
1888
1004
Manhattan High School Monitor
1873-1874
1004
Manhattan Homestead
1891-1902
1003
Manhattan Independent
1863-1868
2
Manhattan Mercury
1892-1909
141-147
Manhattan Mercury
1915-1926
156-173
Manhattan Mercury
1954-date
295+
Manhattan Mercury & Daily Nationalist (KS)
1926-1935
219-240
Manhattan Mercury and Daily Nationalist
1935-1943
241-260
Manhattan Mercury and Daily Nationalist (KS)
1943
261
Manhattan Mercury and Daily Nationalist (KS)
1943
262
Manhattan Mercury Chronicle
1948-1954
275-294
Manhattan Mercury Chronicle (KS)
1944-1948
263-274
Manhattan Mercury-see Daily Mercury
1909-1915
 
Manhattan National
1881
1005
Manhattan National News
1881
1005
Manhattan Nationalist (KS)
1891-1926
15-36
Manhattan News 1876 1005
Manhattan Republic
1927-1957
59-67
Manhattan Republic (KS)
1882-1911
37-50
Manhattan Republic (Weekly)
1912-1927
51-58
Manhattan Signal
1886
1000
Manhattan Standard (KS)
1868-1870
4
Manhattan Tribune
1915-1930
84-89
Manhattan Tribune
1931-1943
1010-1015
Mercury (Manhattan)
1884-1892
138-141
Methodist Student
1920
1005
Midget
1890
1005
Morning Chronicle
1916-1943
90-137
Nationalist
1870-1889
5-14
Our Reminder
1898
1005
Prohibition Lance
1894
1005
Randolph Echo
1882-1885
1008
Randolph Echo
1886-1889
1009
Randolph Enterprise
1888-1889
1009
Randolph Enterprise
1888-1950
1016-1039
Riley County Chronicle
1916-1919
83
Riley County Chronicle
1919-1920
1002
Riley County Chronicle
1920-1922
1006
Riley County Democrat
1916
83
Riley County Democrat (1st)
1909
79
Riley County Democrat (2nd)
1911-1916
79-83
Riley County Kansas Obituaries
1957-1975
408a
School Bulletin
1889
1000
Spirit of the Valley, Randolph KS
1896
1030
Telephone
1880-1881
1000
Tri-Weekly Nationalist
1893
1000
Weekly Republic
1905
46-47
YMCA Arqus
1888
1001
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                                LEONARDVILLE NEWSPAPERS
NEWSPAPER TITLE
DATES 
MICROFILM 
REEL NO.
Leonardville Echo 1885 1008
Leonardville Echo 1885 1009
Leonardville Echo 
12/26/1912--8/7/1913  
L 2211 
Leonardville Monitor [1st] 
4/3/1884--10/14/1886  
L 2211 
Leonardville Monitor [1st] 
10/21/1886--10/31/1889  
L 2212 
Leonardville Monitor [1st] 
11/7/1889--10/13/1892  
L 2213 
Leonardville Monitor [1st] 
10/20/1892--10/24/1895  
L 2214 
Leonardville Monitor [1st] 
10/31/1895--12/22/1898  
L 2215 
Leonardville Monitor [1st] 
12/29/1898--11/14/1901  
L 2216 
Leonardville Monitor [1st] 
11/21/1901--11/10/1904  
L 2217 
Leonardville Monitor [1st] 
11/17/1904--11/28/1907  
L 2218 
Leonardville Monitor [1st] 
12/5/1907--9/14/1911  
L 2219 
Leonardville Monitor [1st] 
9/21/1911--8/7/1913  
L 2220 
Leonardville Monitor [2nd] 
8/6/1914--12/31/1914  
L 2220 
Leonardville News 1910 1001