Newspaper Resource Web Sites

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US Newspaper Program Preservation and cataloging projects in all 50 states.

  • Library of Congress: Newspaper Indexes, Archives, Morgues Links to dozens of period newspapers.

  • American Newspaper Repository Nonprofit group dedicated to saving newspapers in their original form.

  • Newspaper Abstracts Searchable archive of newspapers published before 1923.

  • Immigration History Research Center Extensive collection of ethnic newspapers.

  • The Olden Times Scanned collection of 18th-, 19th- and early 20th-century US newspapers.

  • National Library of Canada More than 200,000 reels of newspapers on microfilm, which can be requested through interlibrary loan.

  • Historical Newspaper Collection Fast-growing subscription site of old newspapers, $79.95 a year.

  • New York Times (1851 to 1999)
    Major libraries across the country pay a hefty fee for access to this invaluable digital collection from ProQuest Historical Newspapers. Ask your local librarian for details.