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History 4972: Research Seminar in the Life & Thought of C.S. Lewis: 20th Century Articles

Newspaper Indexes

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Most newspapers do not have indexing for the mid-20th century period.  For the London Times, we do have indexing for some years.

Online Indexes To 20th C. Magazines and Journals

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Printed Indexes To 20th C. Magazines and Journals

Books in the AI call number range are located on the 4th Floor East (Ellis Library) when in the stacks, and on the low shelf near the rear doors of the elevators on the 1st floor of Ellis when in the Reference section.

20th C. British Newspapers In Ellis


Most 20th-century U.K. newspapers in Ellis Library are on microfilm.  The microfilm rolls are stored in boxes, in metal cabinets.  The cabinets and the machines used to read, scan, save and print from microfilm are located in the Special Collections area, entered from theWest Stacks or from the 3rd floor north hallway of Ellis Library.

The following list includes newspapers published in the U.K. for which we have mid-20th-century holdings in room 406 (south end of the 4th floor hallway). 


  • Daily Herald (d). Ellis has March 31, 1919 – April, 1945; July, 1945 – September 14, 1964.
  • Sun (d). Ellis has September 15, 1964 – April, 1971.
  • Sunday Times (w). Ellis has 1822 – December 2003.
  • Times (d). Ellis has January 1, 1785 – December 2003.
  • Times Literary Supplement (w). Ellis has 1902 – 1984.


For a complete list of newspapers held at the MU Libraries, see the Special Collections Newspapers on Microfilms page.