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Research Guides

Resources for the Neighborhood Project

Newspapers and Periodicals:

Newspapers and Periodicals:


Census Data:

City Directories and genealogy research:

City and Regional Digital Archives:


Building and property resources:

Zoning, permits, and other regulations:

Native American Histories:


UW Collections

Newspapers on Microfilm:

  • Seattle Times 1889-present - A419
  • Seattle Post Intelligencer 1888-2009 - A329
  • For local newspapers (e.g., Ballard News, Daily Olympian, etc.), search the UW Libraries Search for the “name of city” and “newspapers”.  


Maps on Microfilm:


Curated bibliographies from 4Culture:

Library Databases:


Research Guides


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Kian Flynn
Geography & Global Studies Librarian; International Documents
Suzzallo Library
Seattle, WA

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