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This guide will help you identify both contemporary and historical newspapers for your research.

Historical Newspapers - SSU Only


America's Historical Newspapers (1690-1876) - States currently covered: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia.

New York Times (Historical) (1851-2004)

Los Angeles Times (Historical) (1881-1986)

The San Francisco Chronicle (Historical) (1865-1922)

The Wall Street Journal (Historical) (1889 - 1992) Temporarily available; go to bottom of page to select

U.S. Historical Newspapers

International Newspapers

Historical Newspapers

Library of Congress

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers (BETA)

This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1897-1910 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.

On the web

The Mitchell Archives

Although aimed at collectors, the Mitchell Archives provides an interesting historical context on the newspaper as a medium.