Additional Resources

 I Pic Newspaper Bib Addional Resources

Articles about the Pennsylvania Newspaper Project


Beidler, Jim.  Roots and Branches: Today’s newspaper accessibility began with ’80s project .  Lebanon Daily News, July 18, 2013.  See:  The article also appeared in the Altoona Mirror, Sunday, July 21, 2013.

Benedetti, Deborah.  NEWS.  State College: The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Public Information.  News Release, March 6, 1985, 3 pp.

Penn State Intercom.  News in Brief.  January 31, 1985.  Vol. 14, no. 20, p.4.

Clack, George.  “Preserving Yesterday’s News.”  Humanities: National Endowment for the Humanities.  January/February 1987.  Vol. 8, no. 1, p. 24-26.

Kellerman, Sue and Wilson, Becky (2013) From attic to online. Paper presented at: IFLA World Library and Information Congress, 20 August 2013, Singapore.  See:  And the French translation can be found at:

Penn State Intercom.  Project Gets NEH grant for microfilming.  January 29, 1987.  Vol. 16, no. 19, p.8.

Research/Penn State.  Research Resources: United States Newspaper Project. March 1988, p.15.    

Wilson, R. A. and Kellerman, L. S. “Challenges of On-site Cataloging.”  United States Newspaper Program: Cataloging Aspects. New York:  Haworth Press, 1986.  [Also published in: Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 6(4) Summer 1986]. 

Other Resources Consulted

Godcharles, Frederic.  Pennsylvania:  Political, Governmental, Military and Civil.  New York:  American Historical Society, Inc., 1933.

Harvey, Oscar Jewell.  A history of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, from its first beginnings to the present time including chapter of newly-discovered early Wyoming Vally [sic] history, together with many biographical sketches and much genealogical material.  Wilkes-Barre, Pa. [Reader Press], 1930.

Jenkins, Howard M.  Pennsylvania, Colonial and Federal:  A History 1608-1903.  Philadelphia:  Pennsylvania Historical Pub. Assn.,1903.

Kay, John L. and Chester M. Smith, Jr.  Pennsylvania Postal History.  Lawrence, Mass. Quarterman Pub., Inc., 1976.

Klopfer, Tom.  The Anthracite Idiom or Sundays We Are Closed Go Around Back.  Rev. ed.  [Scranton, Pa.]: The Author, 1995.

Lee, Joan Elaine.  Centre County, Pennsylvania:  A Bibliography and Guide to Sources of Information.  University Park, Pa.:  The Pennsylvania State University Libraries, 1980.  Available online at:

Moen, Daryl R.  Newspaper Layout and Design.  Ames, Ia.  Iowa State University Press, 1984.

Pennsylvania.  State Library.  Checklist of Pennsylvania County, Town and Township Histories, 1794-1892.  Harrisburg, Pa.:  The Library. Harrisburg: E.K. Meyers, State Printer, 1892 – from Google

Peterson, Clarence Stewart.  Consolidated Bibliography of County Histories in Fifty States in 1961.  2nd ed.  Baltimore, Md.:  Genealogical Pub. Co.,1963.

Smalldon, James E.  Early American Newspaper:  A Guide to Collecting.  Alhambra, Calif.:  Paper Americana Press, 1964.

Wilkinson, Norman B.  Bibliography of Pennsylvania History.  Harrisburg, Pa.:  Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1957.

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