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The library subscribes to several historical newspaper collections. These newspapers cover dates beginning in 1607. Check individual newspapers for exact dates.

    • African American Newspapers: 1827-1998
      Provides online access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. This unique collection features papers from more than 35 states—including many rare and historically significant 19th century titles
    • American Periodicals Series Online 1740-1940
      Contains magazines, journals, and newspapers which were published between 1741-1940. Periodicals appear in their original form, with the typeface, illustrations and even the layout unaltered.
      In search results, pick "Newspapers" tab at top of page to limit results to newspapers.
    • Boston Globe 1872-1984 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
      Full text coverage of the newspaper from the first edition in the original form
    • Irish News Archive
      Ireland's largest digital newspaper archive, 1763-2008
    • New York Times 1851-2012 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
      Full text coverage of the newspaper from the first edition in the original form
    • Newspaper Archive
      It covers papers from 1607 to the present and currently lists over 5000 titles. All 50 states and 10 countries are included in the coverage so far. It is a growing collection of materials.

    In addition, the Library of Congress also has digitized historic newspapers.