Historical News Sources

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
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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
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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
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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
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Hemeroteca Digital

Alternative Titles
Biblioteca Virtual Hispánica
Description

Consists of 143 titles which comprise 500.000 pages representing a wide variety of Spanish press of all types: political, satirical, technical, literary, sports, religious, etc., ranging from 1772 to 1933. Digitized by the National Library of Spain, this collection of periodicals and newspapers is the first phase of the Biblioteca Virtual Hispánica which aims to make publicly accessible Spain's bibliographic patrimony.

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1772-1933
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9725
Access
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America's Historical Newspapers

Alternative Titles
Americas Historical Newspapers
Early American Newspapers
Description
America's Historical Newspapers provides searchable digital facsimiles of thousands of titles from all 50 states. The collection currently includes:
  • African American Newspapers, 1827-1998
  • Early American Newspapers, Series I, 1690-1876
  • Early American Newspapers, Series II, 1758-1900
  • Early American Newspapers, Series III, 1829-1922
  • Early American Newspapers, Series VI, 1741-1922
  • Early American Newspapers, Series VII, 1773-1922
  • Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980
  • Type
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    1690-1922
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9515
    Access
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    Chicago Defender, 1909-1975

    Alternative Titles
    ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Defender, PQHN: CD, Chi Def
    Chicago Daily Defender
    Black Historical Newspapers, BHN
    Description

    Searchable access to the backfile of The Chicago Defender, a leading African-American newspaper, available in full page images digitized from microfilm. (Issues of The Chicago Defender from 1976-1993 are available on microfilm in the Hatcher Graduate Library, call number FILM X474.)

    Type
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    1909-1975 Includes most issues from the weekly, daily and national editions that were variously published between July 31, 1909 (Volume 4, Number 31) and December 31, 1975 (Volume 71, Number 170).
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9463
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    AP Images

    Alternative Titles
    AP Images, AP Multimedia Archive, AccuNet/Associated Press Photo Archive
    Description
    Online access to over 500,000 photos with detailed captions from the AP news wire. Includes all photos from US and abroad added in the previous 365 days (800 per day) plus many selected historical photos from 1844 to the present. Also includes printed graphics and news audio clips transmitted by AP, and selected publicity photos from PR Newswire, Prime Newswire, and other sources. Updated continuously.
    Type
    Images
    Coverage
    1844 - All AP photos, graphics, and audio clips from the current year, plus selected historical photos since 1844, and selected publicity photos.
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9457
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    New York Times, 1851-2010

    Alternative Titles
    ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Times, PQHN: NYT, NY Times
    Historical Index to the New York Times, 1851-1993
    Description

    Searchable access to the backfile of the New York Times newspaper (Late Eastern Edition), from the first issue on September 18, 1851 through the December 31st issue of 3 years ago.  (One year of additional content from 3 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.  Also incorporates indexing and subject headings from the New York Times Index, 1851-1993.

    Note:  For searchable access to the full text of the New York Times from 2011 to the present, use ProQuest Newsstand or LexisNexis Academic.  For combined searchable access to the complete backfile from 1851 up through today's issue, use ProQuest News & Current Events.  For full image access for issues from 2011 up to two months ago, use ProQuest Digital Microfilm.

     

    Type
    Article Index
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    1851 - 3 years ago
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9367
    Access
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