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Special Collections & University Archives

This is an academic guide for resources in Stanislaus State Library's Special Collections and University Archives.

Historic Newspapers of the San Joaquin Valley and Region

CSU STANISLAUS: HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS—SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY

Please check with Special Collections staff for information and access.


  1. Alta California (San Francisco, Calif.: Weekly). 1849-1850 
  2. Daily Alta California. 1849-1891 
  3. Daily Evening News (Modesto, Calif.). 1884-1902 
  4. Farmers' Daily Journal. (Turlock, Calif.). 1921-1923 
  5. Merced Express. 1875-1881
  6. The Merced Herald. 1868-1869
  7. Merced People. 1872
  8. The Merced Star. 1886-1921 
  9. Merced Tribune. 1872-1897
  10. The Modesto Bee. 1975 - current
  11. The Modesto Bee and News-Herald. 1933-1975 
  12. Modesto Herald (Modesto, Calif.). 1875-1887
  13. Modesto Journal and Valley Citizen. 1945-1957
  14. Modesto Morning Herald. 1904-1922
  15. The Modesto News. (“Evening” above masthead) 1902-1913 
  16. The Modesto News-Herald. 1926-1933
  17. The Modesto Tribune. 1926-1966
  18. Modesto Times Review. 1989-1993
  19. The Sacramento Bee. 1961-2006
  20. The Sacramento Reporter. 1870-1871
  21. San Joaquin Valley Argus. 1869 1890
  22. Stanislaus County News (Modesto, Calif.). 1870-1871
  23. Stanislaus County Weekly News. 1872-1906 
  24. Stockton Daily Independent. 1861-1875
  25. Tulare County Record. 1859
  26. Tulare County Record and Fresno Examiner. 1859
  27. Tuolumne City News. 1868-1869          
  28. Turlock Daily Journal and Farmers' Daily Journal (Turlock, Calif.). 1923
  29. Turlock Daily Journal (Turlock, Calif.). 1912 -1921 
  30. Turlock Daily Journal (Turlock, Calif.: 1923).  1923-1979 
  31. Turlock Journal (Turlock, Calif.: 1909). 1909-1910
  32. Turlock Journal (Turlock, Calif.: 1979). 1979 -current 
  33. Turlock Tribune (Turlock, Calif.). 1912-1955
  34. Turlock Weekly Journal. 1912-1919 
  35. The Visalia Delta. 1861-1864 
  36. The Visalia Sun. 1860
  37. Visalia Weekly Delta (Visalia, Calif.: 1859). 1859-1861 
  38. Visalia Weekly Delta (Visalia, Calif.: 1864). 1864-1866 
  39. The Visalia Weekly Sun. 1860
  40. Weekly Alta California. 1852,1854
  41. Weekly Merced Herald. 1865-1866

Early Stanislaus County Newspapers

Example of historic Stanislaus county newspaper

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