Historical News Sources

Ethnic NewsWatch

Alternative Titles
Ethnic News Watch and ENW: A History
ENW, ENW+H
Description

A full text database of 200 publications of the ethnic, minority and native press. Searchable in both English and Spanish, with titles in both languages. Includes more than 100,000 articles in Spanish and over 400,000 in English.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1960 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9175
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Washington Post, 1877-1994

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Washington Post
PQHN: WP
Description

Searchable access to the complete backfile of the Washington Post, available in full page images digitized from microfilm. (For access to the full text of the Washington Post from 1994-present, use NewsBank Access World News or LexisNexis Academic.)

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1877 - 1994 Includes complete full text of every issue from the first (December 6, 1877) through the December 31st issue of 16 years ago. (One year of additional content from 16 years ago is added annually.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9071
Access
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Subjects

Historical Index to The New York Times (DLPS)

Alternative Titles
Historical Index to The NYT (DLPS)
Description

The Historical Index to the New York Times is a collection of electronic records keyed from 30,000 pages of the New York Times Index which cover the years 1851-1923 inclusive. The collection is searchable by keyword in the title and/or in article main heading.

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9059
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Times Digital Archive

Alternative Titles
The Times of London, London Times
The Times Digital Archive 1785-2006, TTDA, TDA
Gale Historical Newspapers
Description

Searchable access to more than 200 years of backfile issues of The Times newspaper of London, England, from its origin in 1785 through 2006, including full page facsimile images digitized from microfilm. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.

Note:  For full text of the The Times since 2006, use LexisNexis Academic or NewBank's Access World News.

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1785 - 2006 Backfile only.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9041
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Readers Guide Retrospective

Alternative Titles
Readers Guide Retro, RGR
Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature
Description

Indexes articles from 240 periodicals published in the U.S. & Canada between 1890 and 1982, covering current events & news, fine arts, fashion, education, business, sports, health, consumer affairs, etc.  Provides separate access to just the back-file of the Readers Guide index.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1890 - 1982
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9023
Access
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Subjects

Palmer's Index to The Times (1790-1905) (DLPS version)

Alternative Titles
Palmer's Index to The Times (1790-1905) (Chadwyck-Healey version)
The Official Index to the Times (1906-1980) (DLPS 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) (1790-1905). Searchable by keyword in the title and/or in article main heading. Searches are combined with The Official Index to The Times (London) (1906-1980).

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8933
Access
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Subjects

Los Angeles Times, 1881-1990

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Los Angeles Times
PQHN: LAT, LA Times
Description

Searchable access to the backfile of the Los Angeles Times from the first issue (December 4, 1881) 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 access to the full text of the Los Angeles Times from recent years, use ProQuest Newsstand.  For combined online access to the complete backfile from 1881 up through today's issue, use ProQuest News & Current Events.

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1881 - 1990
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8925
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Archive of Americana

Alternative Titles
America's Historical Imprints, Early American Imprints, Evans, Shaw-Shoemaker
America's Historical Newspapers, Early American Newspapers
Afro-Americana Imprints, African American Newspapers, African American Periodicals
Hispanic American Newspapers
Description

Combined access to six databases containing full text of historical American books, newspapers & periodicals:

America's Historical Imprints, including Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans (1639-1800) and Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker (1801-1819)

Afro-Americana Imprints from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1535-1922

America's Historical Newspapers, including Early American Newspapers, Series 1, 2, 3, 6, and 7

African American Newspapers, 1827-1998

Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980

African American Periodicals, 1825-1995

Type
Article Index
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Newspaper(s)
Text Collection
Coverage
1535 - 1998 (Varies by database)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8679
Access
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Subjects

Vanderbilt University Television News Archive

Description
The collection includes nightly news programs broadcast by the national television networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) since August 5, 1968, and a daily news program from CNN since 1995. Archive staff write abstracts of each story within a regular news program, which are fully searchable in the TV-NewsSearch database. Individuals throughout the world may make requests for video tape loans for reference, study, classroom instruction, and research. Users pay fees for tape loans to cover the costs of providing this service. Computers on campus will also display streaming video from CNN broadcasts using RealOne.
Type
Catalog
Coverage
1968-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8621
Access
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Subjects

Early American Newspapers (America's Historical Newspapers)

Alternative Titles
America's Historical Newspapers, 1690-1922
Archive of Americana
Description
America's Historical Newspapers allows users to search more than 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers published between 1690 and 1922, including titles from all 50 states. The full-text database enables researchers to explore virtually every aspect of America during the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. The collection currently includes the following three series:
  • Early American Newspapers, Series I, 1690-1876
  • Early American Newspapers, Series II, 1758-1900
  • Early American Newspapers, Series III, 1829-1922
  • Type
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    1690-1922
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8597
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    Pages

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