Kansas Historical Society provides an index of Johnson County newspapers on microfilm and available through interlibrary loan. 

List of newspapers available at the The Johnson County Archives:

The following newspapers are available on microfilm at the Johnson County Central Resource Library:

1860-1861 Olathe Herald
1861-1959 Olathe Mirror
1868-1868 Kansas Central
1873-1974 Olathe News Letter
1875-1878 Western Progress
1876-1916 Kansas Star
1879-1881 Olathe Leader
1879-1879 Olathe Evening Meteor
1880-1880 Educational Herald
1880-1881 Educational Advocate
1881-1881 Kansas Patron and Farmer
1881-1903 Kansas Patron
1881-1882 Weekly Review
1883-1884 Visitor
1883-NOW Spring Hill New Era
1884-1885 Olathe Republican
1887-1887 Kansas Plain Dealer
1887-1887 Olathe Baptist Builder
1889-1890 Young Kansan
1890-1891 Kansan
1891-1893 Olathe Leader
1891-1893 Olathe Herald
1893-1894 Alliance Echo
1893-1903 Progressive Thought
1894-1895 Kansas True Flag
1894-1905 Olathe Tribune
1894-1895 Headlight
1895-1896 Edgerton Gazette
1895-1898 Olathe Weekly Herald
1895-1896 Local
1895-1895 Gardner Flag
1896-1896 Gardner Weekly Message
1896-1896 Gardner Weekly Message and Flag
1897-1898 Kansas Baptist Review
1897-1898 De Soto Pioneer
1898-1902 Olathe News-Herald
1898-1928 Olathe Register
1898-1921 De Soto Eagle Eye
1899-1942 Gardner Gazette
1903-1903 Kansas Patron and Cooperator
1903-1904 Edgerton Enterprise
1904-1904 Weekly Enterprise
1905-1907 Olathe Repblican Tribune
1906-1912 Lenexa News
1908-1909 Lenexa Leader
1910-1913 De Soto Herald
1912-1916 Olathe Independent
1913-1913 Stanley Review
1913-1913 Merriam Herald-Chieftain
1917-1917 Dawn of Equity
1921-1930 De Soto News
1921-1959 Johnson County Democrat
1923-1929 Kansas Grange Monthly
1923-1923 Overland Park Star
1924-1924 Overland Park Weekly Herald
1924-1929 Overland Park Herald
1926-1926 Premier Chautauga
1928-1928 Johnson County Democrat and Olathe Register
1929-1941 Northeast Johnson County Herald
1930-1942 Suburban News
1932-1934 Shawnee Chief
1934-1936 Merriam Leader
1942-1978 Johnson County Herald
1944-NOW Gardner News
1951-1964 Prairie Scout
1965-NOW Johnson County Sun
1978-1978 Daily News
1978-1985 Shawnee Journal Herald
1980-1985 Blue Valley Gazette
1982-1983 Gazette
1983-1984 Blue Valley Gazette and Country Life Weekly
1985-1997 College Boulevard News
1985-1995 Journal Herald
1987-NOW Olathe Daily News
1995-NOW Shawnee Herald

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