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Stamford Advocate

We have access to the Stamford Advocate from the first issues published in 1830 to today’s issue.

Please ask at the Main Library second floor reference desk for microfilm reel, hard copy of the newspaper, electronic index, or full text version of the Stamford Advocate.

Microfilm: The Ferguson Library has the Stamford Advocate from 1829 to three months prior to the present on microfilm on the second floor of the Main Library.


Hard Copy: Hard copies of the last three months of The Advocate are located on the second floor of the Main Library.


Stamford Newspapers Obituary Index:  Stamford’s newspaper publishing history dates back to the early 1800s.  From the Stamford Sentinel, whose first issue appeared on February 16, 1830, to the contemporary Stamford Advocate, our newspapers have reported on the people and events that have shaped the city of Stamford.


Full Text 2000-2001: See full text version of The Advocate, excluding: classifieds, advertisements, real estate section, property transactions, and coupons (some issues missing in 2000).


Stamford Advocate Index: Stamford Advocate Index is complete from 1985 to 1999.Only articles related to Stamford are indexed. Use the citation to read the article from the microfilm.


The Stamford Advocate: Stamford Advocate - Full Text (1/14/2005 – current)

Stamford Advocate Electronic Version: See daily online version of the newspaper.

Stamford Advocate Historical Archive: Explore news articles from Stamford Advocate and Daily Advocate 1829 – 2004

Advocate (historical and current): Explore news articles 1829 – present