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- Historical Newspapers.
17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers
The Burney Newspapers is a comprehensive collection of early English newspapers anywhere in the world, including newspapers, newsbooks, and Acts of Parliament -- from London, the British Isles, and the Colonies.
19th Century Masterfile
Indexes periodicals, books, newspapers, and government documents published in the 19th century.
African American Newspapers, 1827-1998
270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience from more than 35 states.
African American Newspapers: The 19th Century
Searchable full-text of the major African-American newspapers published in the United States during the 19th century.
African American Periodicals, 1825-1995
More than 170 periodicals, published in 26 states, by and about African Americans. Includes academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, organizations' bulletins, and annual reports.
Includes nearly seventy newspaper titles from 19th and early 20th century Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Malawi, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and other countries.
America's Historical Imprints
Search full-text early American books, pamphlets, broadsides, government documents and rare printed materials. Combined search of American Broadsides and Ephemera (1760-1900) and Early American Imprints (1639-1819).
America's Historical Newspapers
Searchable full-text and page images of newspapers from across the country including early newspapers, 1690-1922, African American Newspapers, 1827-1998; Ethnic American Newspapers from the Balch Collection, 1799-1971 and Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980.
American Broadsides and Ephemera
Digital collection of broadsides printed between 1820-1900 and ephemera, such as invitations, menus and programs, printed between 1760-1900.
The American Hebrew and Jewish Messenger (1857-1922)
The American Hebrew was a weekly Jewish newspaper published in New York City. In 1903 it merged with the Jewish Messenger.
The American Israelite
The longest-running English-language Jewish newspaper still published in the United States.
APS Online provides searchable full-text and page images from over 1,800 popular magazines, journals and newspapers which began publication between 1740 and 1900 with coverage through 1940. Also contains titles archived at the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), including labor, trade, literary, scientific, and photographic periodicals, as well as other historically-significant titles.
Atlanta Constitution (1868-1945)
The Atlanta Constitution (1868-1945) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue.
Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003)
The Atlanta Daily World had the first black White House correspondent and was the first black daily in the nation in the 20th century
The Baltimore Sun, 1837-1987
Full text access to the Baltimore Sun from 1837 until 1987.
Black Studies Center
This fully cross-searchable gateway to Black Studies combines: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index of Black Periodicals (IIBP), and The Chicago Defender. Includes scholarly essays, recent periodicals, and historical newspaper articles.
Boston Globe (1872-1981)
Full-text and image archive offering complete coverage of the Globe from 1872-1981.
British Newspapers 1600-1900
Provides researchers with the most comprehensive collection of national and regional newspapers of Victorian Britain available.
Chicago Defender (1910-1975)
Searchable full-text and page images from The Chicago Defender archive.
Chicago Tribune (1849-1989)
Searchable full-text and page images from the Chicago Tribune archive.
Christian Science Monitor (September, 1988-present)
A major daily newspaper covering national and international news. Published in the US and noted for unbiased, concise and comprehensive coverage.
Civil War: a newspaper perspective
Contains selected full-text articles from issues of the New York Herald, the Charleston Mercury, and the Richmond Enquirer.
Detroit Free Press, 1831-1922
Full text access to the Detroit Free Press from 1831-1922.
Eighteenth Century Journals II
Provides full-text, digital images from the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center collection of 17th and 18th century newspapers and periodicals. Topics covered include the writings of Sir Isaac Newton, the French Revolution, reviews of literature and fashion throughout Europe, political debates, and coffee house gossip and discussion.
Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
Full text of entertainment industry trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting, and theater. Titles include Variety (1905-2000), Billboard (1894-2000), Broadcasting (1931-2000), Melody Maker (1926-2000) and more.
Ethnic American Newspapers from the Balch Collection, 1799-1971
More than 50 searchable newspapers from the former Balch Institute of Ethnic Studies. More titles and languages to come.
A searchable repository of old newspapers published in New York State, between 1795 and 2007. Includes Old Fulton NY Postcards, a collection of digitized images recording the history of Fulton, NY.
Guardian and Observer (1791-2003)
The Guardian (1821-2003) and The Observer (1791-2003) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue.
The online version of Harper's Weekly (1857-1912), the leading American illustrated magazine of its day, covering political, military, social, and cultural stories. HarpWeek may be browsed by date or literary genre; the full text is searchable by keywords.
Hartford Courant (1764-1987)
Searchable full-text and page images from the archive of the Hartford Courant.
Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980
This collection represents the single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003
A unique visual archive of 19th century Victorian Britain, including illustrations and photographs of events ranging from the Great Exhibition of 1851 to the Boer war.
Irish Times (1851-2011) & Weekly Irish Times (1876-1958)
Full text access to the Irish Times (1851-2011) and the Weekly Irish Times (1876-1958).
The world's top English-language daily newspaper covering Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.
The Jewish Exponent
The Jewish Exponent has carried news of developments in Israel, efforts to rescue Jews the world over from repressive regimes, and the ever-expanding role of Jews in American public life.
Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005)
First hand coverage of the grass-roots struggle against the racially restrictive housing covenants of the 1940s. Considered to be the major newspaper of the Black community in Los Angeles during the 20th century. The oldest and largest black newspaper in the western United States and the largest African-American owned newspaper in the U.S.
Los Angeles Times (1881-1988)
Searchable full-text and page images from the Los Angeles Times archive.
National Newspapers Premier (ProQuest)
Searchable full text from the 1980's to the present of over 25 local, regional and national newspapers including the the New York Daily News, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and The Christian Science Monitor.
New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993)
Searchable full-text and page images of the leading Black newspaper of the 20th century.
New York Herald (1840-1865)
Searchable full-text and page images from the New York Herald, 1840-1865, through the ProQuest Civil War Era database.
New York Times (1851-2009) w/ Index
Searchable full-text and page images from The New York Times archive with the option to search by subject headings (index covers 1851-1993).
New York Tribune / Herald Tribune (1841-1962)
Full text and full page and article images of The New York Tribune and its successor The Herald Tribune.
New York Tribune Index, 1875-1906
Indexing provided by 19th Century Masterfile. Look for New York Daily Tribune Index, 1875-1906.
Historical coverage from Newsday, the Long Island and New York City News Source.
The People's Daily is the official newspaper of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. With current circulation of 3 million, it offers the Chinese government's policies as well as selective national and international news. Provides full-text coverage of daily issues between 1946 to 2005.
Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002)
One of the most nationally circulated Black newspapers, the Courier reached its peak in the 1930s. A conservative voice in the African-American community, the Courier challenged the misrepresentation of African-Americans in the national media and advocated social reforms to advance the cause of civil rights.
ProQuest Civil War Era (1840-1865)
Combines complete runs of eight newspaper titles, covering 1840-1865, as well as nearly 2,000 pamphlets covering a vast range of Civil War Era research topics.
ProQuest Historical African American Newspapers
Simultaneous search of the Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003), Chicago Defender (1910-1975), Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005), New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), and the Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002).
ProQuest Historical Jewish Newspapers
Simultaneous search of the The American Hebrew & Jewish Messenger (1857-1922), The American Israelite (1854-2000), The Jerusalem Post (1932-1988), the Jewish Advocate (1905-1990) and The Jewish Exponent (1887-1990).
ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Searchable full-text and page images of all ProQuest historical newspaper databases, which includes The New York Times, The Amsterdam News, New York Tribune, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Defender, Atlanta Constitution, Detroit Free Press, Boston Globe, Baltimore Sun, Atlanta Daily World, Christian Science Monitor, The Guardian and The Observer, Hartford Courant, Irish Times and the Weekly Irish Times, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Sentinel, Newsday, Pittsburgh Courier, San Francisco Chronicle, St. Louis Dispatch, Times of India, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and the ProQuest American Jewish Newspaper Serie.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Jewish Advocate
Offers full-text access to The Jewish Advocate for the years 1905-1990.
San Francisco Chronicle (1865-1922)
The San Francisco Chronicle (1865-1922) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive
A historical archive that embraces the scholarly study of slavery in a comprehensive, conceptual and global way.
The Sunday Times, 1822-2006
Full-text archive of the London Sunday Times from its first issue in 1822 until 2006.
Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive
A rich research and teaching tool for students and scholars allowing them to trace the views of influential opinion makers, the response of their contemporaries, the controversies and debates of the day.
Times of India, 1838-2003
Full text access to the Times of India, from 1838-2003.
Times of London Archive (1785-2006)
Historical archive of The London Times from 1785-2006.
Wall Street Journal (1889-1996)
Searchable full-text and page images from the Wall Street Journal archive.
Washington Post (1877-1997)
Searchable full-text and page images from the Washington Post archive.
Washington Post (1988-present)
Full-text articles from the Washington Post.