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World Newspaper Archive (1800-1922)

Library Card Required

World Newspaper Archive includes historical newspapers published in Africa, Latin America, South Asia, and the United States, created in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries.


Access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to NYPL cardholders working from home, courtesy of Readex/Newsbank.

All Branch LibrariesSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsThomas Yoseloff Business Center
History, History of Africa, World History, Historical Newspapers, International Newspapers, Latin American Studies
<p>Combined search of the following databastes: America's Historical Newspapers - Searchable American newspapers enable users to explore America's past. Latin American Newspapers - Searchable 19th and 20th century newspapers from Latin America. Available here: Latin American Newspapers Series 1, 1805-1922 and Series 2, 1822-1922 African Newspapers - More than 40 nineteenth- and twentieth-century African newspapers. Featuring titles from Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe. South Asian Newspapers - Searchable 19th and 20th century newspapers from South Asia. Featuring titles from India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.</p>