Historical News Sources

Black Historical Newspapers

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers
BHN, PQHN, ADW, CD, LAS, NYAN, PC, BAA
Description

Full-text searchable access to the complete backfiles of six major African American community newspapers--Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003), Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988), Chicago Defender (1909-1975), Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005), New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), and Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002). Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1909 - 2005 (Varies by title) For all titles except The Chicago Defender, one year of additional content is added to the backfile annually.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10087
Access
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Subjects

The Official Index to the Times (1906-1980) (DLPS version)

Alternative Titles
Palmer's Index to The Times (1790-1905) (DLPS version)
Palmer's Index to The Times (1790-1905) (Chadwyck-Healey version)
The Times Index
Palmer's Index to The Times (London)
The Official Index to the Times (London)
Description

Brief citations to articles that appeared in The Times (London) (1906-1980). Searchable by keyword in the title and/or in article main heading. Searches are combined with Palmer's Index of the Times (London) (1790-1905).

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10079
Access
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17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers

Alternative Titles
Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Collection Newspapers, Seventeenth to Eighteenth Century Burney Collection Newspapers
Burney Newspapers Collection, Gale Historical Newspapers, British Library
Description

The present digital collection, that helps chart the development of the concept of 'news' and 'newspapers' and the "free press", totals almost 1 million pages and contains approximately 1,270 titles. Many of the Burney newspapers are well known, but many pamphlets and broadsides also included have remained largely hidden. Newly digitized, all Burney treasures are now fully text-searchable

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1604 - 1804
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10073
Access
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Subjects

Economist Historical Archive 1843-2010

Alternative Titles
The Economist Magazine, The Economist Newspaper
Description

A complete searchable archive of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to four years ago, with full-color images, multiple search indexes, and exportable financial tables. One of the most widely read magazines in the world, offering timely reporting, concise commentary and comprehensive analysis of the world's political, business, scientific, technological and cultural developments and the connections between them. (For text-only access to issues of The Economist from the most recent four years, use Academic OneFile, Access World News, or ProQuest Research Library.)

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1843 - 2006 Includes complete full text of every issue from the first (August 1, 1843) through the last December issue of 4 years ago. (One year of additional content from 4 years ago is added annually.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10021
Access
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Subjects

British Newspapers 1600-1950

Description

This full-text database cross-searches several historical british newspaper collections, including the 17th-18th Century Burney Collection,19th Century British Library Newspapers, and British Newspapers III (1785-1920).

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1600-1950
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9835
Access
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Subjects

19th Century British Library Newspapers

Alternative Titles
Nineteenth Century British Library Newspapers
Gale Historical Newspapers
Description
Collection contains full runs of 48 newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth century Britain. This new collection includes national and regional newspapers, as well as those from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. The penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also present in the collection.
Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1800 - 1900
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9833
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project

Description
The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project is composed of The Jewish Criterion (1895-1962), The American Jewish Outlook (1934-1962), and The Jewish Chronicle (1962-Present). This project serves as both an online reference source and as a digitized historical documentation of the Jewish community of Pittsburgh and its outlying areas.
Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
Dates vary by title.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9815
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Alternative Press Index Archive

Alternative Titles
Alternative Press Index Archive [EBSCO]
API
Description
Comprehensive guide to alternative sources of information published from 1969-1990. Indexes alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines. Provides alternative viewpoints on subjects of national and international interest.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1969-1990
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9807
Access
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Chicago Tribune, 1849-1990

Alternative Titles
Chicago Daily Tribune, Chicago Daily Press and Tribune
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune, PQHN: CT, Chi Trib
Description

Searchable access to the backfile of the Chicago Tribune newspaper from the first issue in 1849 through the December 31st issue of 23 years ago.  (One year of additional content from 23 years ago is added annually.)  Reproduces the complete full text of every issue in its original printed form, in full page images digitized from microfilm.

Note:  For searchable access to the full text of the Chicago Tribune from 1989 to the present, use ProQuest Newsstand.  For combined searchable access to the complete backfile from 1849 up through today's issue, use ProQuest News & Current Events.  For full image access for issues from 2008 to the present, use ProQuest Digital Microfilm (2008 up to two months ago) or Library PressDisplay (last 60 days only).

 

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1849* - 1990 *Includes only seven issues published before December 1, 1852; no copies of missing issues survive.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9777
Access
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Subjects

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