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Washington Post (1877-1997)


Searchable full-text and page images from the Washington Post archive.

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries, Outside the Library

Subjects: History; Historical Newspapers; U.S. Newspapers; American Studies; Political Science

Notes: This database delivers the backfiles of The Washington Post, from its first issue in 1877 through it electrifying Watergate expose in 1972 and beyond. It provides a unique perspective of U.S. politics and government. Part of ProQuest Historical Newspapers, this database delivers cover-to-cover full-images in PDF and searchable ASCII text.

Dates of Coverage: 1877-1997

Print Equivalent: Current issues of this title are available in the Periodicals Division, Room 108, see The Washington Post for details. For the print equivalent of this title, see time period: 1914-1954, 1954-1959, 1959-1973, or 1974-present. For other titles related to The Washington Post, including their National Weekly edition, see the Library Catalog for holdings.

Provider: ProQuest

Format: Web

Output Type: Print, Email, Download