• Library of Congress Microfilm Index
Links to dozens of period newspapers for more than three centuries of indexed announcements, death notices, photographs and other news items.
• Library and Archives Canada
More than 200,000 reels of newspapers on microfilm.
• American Newspaper Repository
Nonprofit group founded by Nicholson Baker, author of the new book Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper (Random House). Now part of Duke University’s collection.
• US News Archives on the Web
Links to recent newspaper archives online.
• Newspaper Abstracts
A searchable archive of newspapers published in 1923 or earlier.
Subscription site with large historical newspaper collection.
• The Olden Times
Scanned collection of 18th-, 19th- and early 20th-century US newspapers.
• Immigration History Research Center
Extensive collection of ethnic newspapers. Also call (612) 627-4208 or write to 826 Berry St., St. Paul, MN 55114.