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Foundations of Literary Study

Historical Newspapers

Proquest Historical Newspapers: Combined Search
Search across the ProQuest historical newspapers that the Libraries subscribe to: the Chicago Defender (1910-1975), the New York Times (1851- three years prior to the current year), the Philadelphia Inquirer (November 7, 1860 – December 31, 2001), the Pittsburgh Gazette (August 29, 1786 – December 31, 2003), the Wall Street Journal (1889-2010), the Washington Post (1877-2005); the Camden Courier Post (1950- ) and the New Jersey Collection (1876- ). Rutgers-restricted Access.
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers
Full-text database of 500 newspapers published between 1800 and 1900. Rutgers-restricted Access.
America's Historical Newspapers: Early American Newspapers, 1741-1922
Full text access to 1,500 newspapers published between 1741 and 1922. Rutgers-restricted Access
Chronicling America: Search the Newspaper Pages
An ongoing project of the Library of Congress to digitize America's historical newspapers.
Google Newspaper Archive
While the digitization project was shut down a number of years ago the digitized copies are available for limited searching and browsing. Lots of local and regional coverage, some going back to the mid-19th century or earlier.

Non-U.S. Newspapers

Global Press Archive
Digitized historical newspapers from around the world, including East African Newspapers; Imperial Russian Newspapers (1782-1917); Chinese Newspapers (1911-1949); Middle Eastern and North African Newspapers (1870-2019); and South Asian Newspapers (1850-1992), among others.
Select "Title Navigation" to search titles from a specific country, or to search a specific title. Rutgers-restricted Access

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