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Durham and Local History: Finding News Articles

General guides to materials on Durham


  • Carolina Times 1937-date
    The Carolina Times began as The Standard Advertiser in August, 1921. The newspaper was a weekly, which did not begin to flourish until Louis Austin came to head the paper. The motto of the paper was "The Truth Unbridled." Austin was heavily involved in the Durham Committee. Unfortunately there are gaps in the existing copies of  Carolina Times.
  • Indexes
    Durham Morning Herald Index 1930-1969
    Durham Morning Herald/Sun Index 1970-1981
    Ind-ex 1981-1990: A computer-produced printed index to information and photographs appearing in the local and regional editions of the Durham morning herald and the Durham sun, the major newspapers covering Durham, Chapel Hill, the Research Triangle Park and surrounding North Carolina counties.

Student Newspapers

  • Duke University Chronicle  1994-present (online); also digitized version available from 1905 to 2000