Terms of Use

Credit: Image, Pronghorn standing in sagebrush. Ah003351.jpg. University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.

As of January 2022, all newspaper content published prior to January 1, 1927, is in the public domain and is made available without restrictions or permissions. Please know that any content that was published on January 1, 1927, and beyond may be subject to copyright. With every new year, this date will move forward – on January 1, 2023, all content published prior to January 1, 1928, will be in the public domain, and so on and so on.

The copyright status of each title is noted on its title page under “About this newspaper,” for example, see here. Please click on the Rights Statements link provided to learn more about a title’s copyright status and information about reuse. Any copyrighted content is made available on this site for non-commercial purposes only. For any commercial purpose our users are responsible for obtaining copyright holder’s permission. In many cases we do know the copyright holder and we are happy to share this information with our users.

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The digital content contained in the collection is NOT available for copying, re-sale, re-use or incorporation into any databases or commercial product without express, written permission from the Colorado State Library, the Wyoming State Library and the University of Wyoming and when applicable the copyright holder. No unauthorized mass downloading or scraping into any format is permitted from this website.

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To credit the collection as a source for a paper, article, or book, please include the publication title, location, date of publication, its URL, and other relevant information.

Example citation:
Daily Sentinel (Grand Junction, CO.), 23 Dec. 1897. Plains to Peaks Historic Newspapers.