NEGenWeb Project


Merrick County Newspapers


Microfilm holdings at NSHS - Nebraska State Historical Society Library, Lincoln, NE.
You can rent the film by
interlibrary loan, or request that NSHS perform a search for an article on your behalf (fee required in advance). Copies of the newspaper microfilm can be ordered from NSHS (please scan down that page to "newspapers").
Newspaper microfilm available at NSHS Library - Lincoln, NE

Some newspaper microfilm can be rented from NSGS - Nebraska State Genealogical Society.
Merrick County -
Newspaper microfilm available from NSGS. - click on Microfilm Rental.

Microfilm of newspapers at Central City Library. We are NOT certain that they have the entire collection of film as found at NSHS. Please send donation and SASE with any request for copies from newspapers that you direct to the Library.

IF you should find an issue that has NOT been microfilmed, please notify NSHS and arrange to send it to them.
Most of us will eventually find that we need an article from an issue that is not available.

If you have an old obituary, marriage notice or other fragment of the newspaper published 1924 or earlier, please type & submit to this page for publication on the internet. Contact: Ted & Carole Miller <>.

Newsclips from Merrick County newspapers. (obits, "odds & ends")

NSHS and NSGS - NE STATE NEWSPAPER EXTRACT COLLECTION - Files donated to NEGenWeb Project by NSGS & NSHS Volunteers and Staff. Over 150,000 entries. Part of the extract project (80 characters per entry) started about 15 years ago. (Merrick County represented by about 30 entries related to WW II - Newspaper code #245). This collection will expand as we find additional volunteers to prepare the data for the internet.
     Feb 2001 - Files have been added for Platte and Buffalo Counties.
     Mar 2001: Almost 800 extracts added from Palmer Journal - approximately 1914-1939.

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