Microfilm Availability List

Microfilm with Available Publication Dates and Subscription Status

Use the small arrows to sort A-Z or Z-A on the 1st and 3rd columns.

A list of newspapers on microfilm available in the Library
Newspapers/Journals Years Available Status
Aroostook Pioneer

December 1, 1857 - December 7, 1858

Inactive
Aroostook Times

January, April 13, 1860 – December 27, 1916

See Houlton Times

Also Houlton Pioneer Times

Inactive
Bangor Daily News

January 1900 – May, 2013 Missing: August 1, 1967 – August 31, 1967

Missing: March 21-31, 1937

Active
Bangor Daily Whig and Courier

July 1, 1836 – March 3, 1900

Inactive
Central Maine Morning Sentinel

See Waterville Morning

Consolidated
Clinton Advertiser

1886 – 1894 (one reel)

Inactive
Comfort

November 1888 – October 1915

Inactive
Courier-Gazette

1882 - 1920

Inactive
Cumberland Gazette

July 20, 1786 – December 25, 1791 (two reels)

Inactive
Eastern Argus (daily)

January 1835 – January 24, 1921

Missing: January-June; July-December 1842

Inactive
Eastern Argus (weekly) Portland

September 8, 1803 – December 31, 1834

Inactive
Eastern Herald

1792 – 1796 (three reels)

Inactive
Falmouth Gazette and Weekly Advertiser

January 1, 1785 – March 30, 1786

April 7, 1786 – July 13, 1786

Inactive
Forecaster (Falmouth)

1986 – 1999

Inactive
Franklin County Times (Wilton)

August 1973 – October 1974

See Wilton Times

Consolidated
Hallowell Gazette

Misc dates

Inactive
Houlton Pioneer Times

January 7, 1925 – December 30, 1937

Inactive
Houlton Times

January 3, 1917 – December 31, 1924

Inactive
Journaux Franco-American Du MASS., ME., N.H., VT., R.I., and N.Y

See Separate List. (assorted french newspapers published in Mass., Me., N.H., VT., and R.I. between 1869 -1920) (three reels)

Inactive
Kennebec Journal (daily)

1870 – March, 2013Exceptions: July 1, 1902 – defective Missing:June 27-30, 1903, April 12, 1944, Sept 1951, Nov – Dec 1970 Imperfect: July 1, 1903

Active
Kennebec Journal (weekly)

January 8, 1835 – 1913

Missing: 1837, January 1, 1839, 1840, 1842

Incomplete: 1841

Inactive
Kittery Press

1935 – 1949 (two reels)

Inactive
LaJustice De Biddeford (French)

1896 – 1950

Inactive
Landmark Observer

1966 – 1984

Inactive
Le Messager (Lewiston) (French)

March 1880 – May 1968

Inactive
Lewiston Daily Evening Journal

April 20, 1861 – October 10, 1866

Missing: October 11, 1913 – December 31, 1913

Inactive
Lewiston Daily Sun

January 1984 – May 1989

Inactive
Lewiston Evening Journal

October 11, 1866 – January 1981

Inactive
Lewiston Falls Journal

January 2, 1862 – April 23, 1863

Inactive
Lewiston Journal

February 1981 – June 3, 1989

Inactive
Lewiston Sun Journal

June 1989 – January, 2013

Active
Maine Farmer

1833 – 1900

Inactive
Maine Sunday Telegram

Part of Portland Press Herald, January 1947 -

Active
Morning Sentinel

See Waterville Morning Sentinel

Consolidated
New York Times

September 1851 – December 31, 2010 We no longer purchase the microfilm.

Inactive
Patriot (later became the Commercial)

September 1954 – August 1956

Inactive
Portland Evening Press

Hard copy – 1888 – 1949

Not on microfilm; at warehouse and would need 1 day notice to retrieve

Inactive
Portland Gazette

April 16, 1798 – September 21, 1824

Inactive
Portland Press Herald

November 21, 1921 – April, 2012 Does not include Maine Sunday Telegram until January 1947 Missing: August 1-15, 1952, January 1-15, 1980

Active
Rockland Courier

June 22, 1875 – January 10, 1882 (scattered)

Inactive
Rockland Daily Star

April 25, 1899 – December 1906

Inactive
Rockland Gazette (starts as Lime Rock Gazette)

January 22, 1846 – January 19, 1882 Then to Courier Gazette – January 24, 1882 – June 1920

Inactive
Rockland Opinion

January 1875 – December 1917

Inactive
Times Record (Farmington)

December 1970 – September 1971

See Wilton Times

Active
Waterville Morning Sentinel

March 1904 – March 2013 missing July, 2010

Active
Weekly Visitor

1818 - 1819

Inactive
Wilton Observer

January – March 1971

See Wilton Times

Consolidated
Wilton Record

July 1881- December 1896; January 3, 1889; November 12, 1891

Inactive
Wilton Sentinel

December 23 and 30, 1896

See Wilton Record

Consolidated
Wilton Times

April 8, 1949 – August 1974

Inactive