The Liberian Newspaper Collection, 1941-2011

Finding aid created by Electronic finding aid encoded by Megan MacDonald

Creator: Indiana University Liberian Collections
Title: The Liberian Newspaper Collection
Collection No.: LCP001
Dates: 1941-2011

Quantity: 333 records cartons

Abstract: The Liberian Newspaper Collection is one of the largest collections of Liberian newspapers in the world. An exhaustive list of titles, including many with small circulation or a limited run. The collection is ever growing and the finding aid will be updated frequently to reflect the additional titles.
Language: Materials are in English
Repository: Liberian Collections
Indiana University
1320 East Tenth Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405

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Scope and Content

The Liberian Newspaper Collection is divided into two series. The Newspaper Title series contains the bulk of the collection. These titles are usually the popular and heavily circulated newspapers. The Miscellaneous Titles series are all of the newspapers which have had a shorter run and limited circulation. If you woul like a complete list of dates for these titles please contact the Liberian Collections.


The newspapers are arranged chronologically by title.


Accession Information:

Closed for research.


No restrictions on this collection.

Indexed Terms

Administrative Information

Copyright Transferred

Copyright interests for this collection have been transferred to the Trustees of Indiana University. For more information, contact the Indiana University Liberian Collections

Preferred Citation

[item], Liberian Newspaper Collection . Bloomington, IN : Liberian Collections, Indiana University Libraries , 2014 .

Processed By

Megan MacDonald , Nathanial Pockras , Jim Stephens ,

Collection Inventory


Newspaper Titles
The Analyst , November 3, 1991-December 29, 2011
The Daily Listener , 1950-1974
The Daily Observer , February 16, 1981-December 30, 2011
The Daily Star , 1985-1987
The Daily Times , 1997-2001
Express , 1974-1985
The Eye , 1991-1998
Footprints Today , April 10, 1984-April 11, 1988
Front Page , November 13, 2009-July 22, 2011
Heritage , October 2003-December 30, 2011
The Independent , August 23, 2002-December 30, 2011
The Informer , February 4, 2004-December 29, 2011
The Inquirer , January 15, 1991-December 30, 2011
The Liberian Age , 1948-1992
Liberian Express , January 5, 2004-2011
The Liberian Inaugural , January 5, 1976-December 8, 1982
Liberian Star , July 28, 1965-1977
The Mirror , March 2, 1981-1990
Monrovia Daily News , December 12, 1991-August 1, 1997
Monrovia Guardian , May 5, 1997-October 10, 2005
The National Chronicle , August 30, 2004-December 30, 2011
New Dawn , March 8, 2010-January 21, 2010
The New Democrat Weekly , December 16, 1993-December 30, 2011
New Lilberia , September 13, 1998-January 30, 2008
The New Liberian , March 23, 1978-August 17, 1997
The New National , 1998-2005
The News , May 2, 1989-December 30, 2011
The Patriot , May 29, 1991-February 8, 2002
Redeemer , April 29, 1980-December 4, 1980
The Standard , 1981-1986
The Sun Times , 1985-1988
The Sunday Observer , October 9, 1983-1987
Sunday People , 1979-1982
Torchlight , November 2, 1991-September 6, 1994
Weekend News , December 29, 1979-2001


Miscellaneous Titles

General: ACFL Lighthouse, Advocate, AFL Guardian, African Nationalist, Bentol Times, Big Monrovia, Bilingual, Bong Crier, Broadstreet Journal, Broom, Business Journal, Business Review, Business Times, Child Mirror, Christian Herald, Co-Co-Leo-Coo, Complete Sports, Concern, Concord Herald, Curia, Cuttington Herald, Daily Express, Daily Watch, Diary, Drum, Dukpa, Educator, Episcopal Church Drum, Evidence, Evening News, Examiner, Executive Chronicles, Express Weekly Job Bulletin, Facts, Fireside, First Nations Poll, Focus, Focus Sports, Forum, Foto Star, Foto Visions, Freedom Journal, Friends, Globe, Good News, Graphic, Herald, Herald of the New Kingdom, Human Rights Review, Independent Eye, Insight, Islamic Vision, Jet, Journalist, Latest Sports, Legal Recorder, Liberia Journal, Liberia Today, Liberian Business Digest, Liberian Business Special, LEC Current, Liberian Churchman, Liberian Diaspora, Liberian Digest, Liberian Express, Liberian Humanitarian Community, Liberian Family, Liberian Inaugural, Liberian Post, Liberian Reporter, Liberian Revolution, Liberian Sportsman, Liberian Standard, Liberian Student Digest, Liberian Monitor, Liberian Times, Libertas Humanitas, Liberty, Lunga Echo, Liberian Weekly Watch, Monitor, Monrovia This Week, Monrovia Tidings, Monrovia Tribune, Monrovia Weekend, Nation Times, National, National Forum, New Broom, New Citizen, New Freedom, New Patriot, New Sports International, New Standard, New Storm, New Times, New Vision, New Listener, New Republic, News and Letters, Newsbeat, Nimba Today, Observation, Parrot, People, People and Places, People's Daily, Pepperbird, Plain Talk, Plain Truth, Point, Poll Watch, Post, Press, Public Agenda, Rainbow Weekend, Recovery, Revelation, Saturday Chronicle, Saturday Express, Scope, Scorpion, Spartan Voice, Spectator, Spectrum, Sporting Life, Sports Chronicle, Sports, Sports Journal, Sports Life, Sports Press, Sports Time, Sports Track, Sports World, Star, Star, Star International, Star Sports, Student Speaker, Student Digest, Student Recorder, Sun, Sunday Digest, Telegraph, Times, Today News Journal, Transition, Tribute, Trinity Times, Trumpet, Truth, UL Campus Review, University Spokesman, UP Voice, UPP Times, Vanguard (new), Vanguard (old), Varsity Pilot, Voice, Voice of Islam, WE, Weekend Sunshine, Weekly Independent, Weekly Observer, West African Pilot,