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Library Policies

Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald Research Policy

Library patrons local to Chowan University are encouraged to research the newspaper in person. For patrons not able to conduct personal research, Whitaker Library will implement a $10 per hour research fee for searching the Roanoke Chowan News Herald. Searching can be done prior to payment. Once the search is complete, the patron will be contacted with the amount due. The payment must be received prior to any research information being relayed to the patron. There is a minimum charge of $10.

Research will be done by library student staff once all other library work is completed. We can send information via fax, mail, or e-mail.

Policy Last Updated: Updated August 2021


A list of local newspapers housed at Whitaker Library. Unless otherwise noted, all newspapers are held on microfilm:




The Hornets' Nest


North Carolina Chronicle


The Citizen


Albemarle Southron and Union Advocate


Murfreesboro Enquirer


Albemarle Enquirer


Various from Elizabeth City (many missing)


Murfreesboro Index Weekly


Roanoke-Chowan Times


Hertford County Herald


The Northeastern Carolina News


Roanoke-Chowan Times - News


Weekly Roanoke-Chowan
News of Bertie County and Northampton County


Roanoke-Chowan News


Roanoke-Chowan News Herald


Roanoke-Chowan News Herald

* - Indicates some dates missing

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