Historical News Sources

Church Missionary Society Periodicals

Description

The U-M Library is currently running a trial of Church Missionary Society Periodicals from Adam Matthew. This collection includes news, journals, and reports that document missionary work from the nineteenth through the twenty-first centuries.  

The trial runs until May 2, 2017. Please send feedback to Sigrid Anderson Cordell at scordell@umich.edu.

Type
Database
E-Journal(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/43298
Access
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Subjects
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UK Press Online

Description

The University of Michigan Library currently has trial access to UK Press Online, a database of 18th through 20th-century British newspapers. The trial runs through April 26, 2017. Please send comments on this database to Sigrid Anderson Cordell at scordell@umich.edu.

The newspapers in this database include: 

Daily Mirror 1903 - 1980
Daily Mirror Academic 1903 - current
Daily Express 1900 - current
Sunday Express 2000 - current
Daily Star 2000 - current
Daily Star Sunday 2002 - current
Church Times 1863 - current
The Watchman 1835 - 1884
Daily Worker 1930 - 1945
Morning Star 2000 - current
World War One** 1914 - 1918
The Great War in Kent 1914 - 1918
World War Two*** 1933 - 1945
South Eastern Gazette 1852 - 1912

 

 

 

 

Type
Database
Newspaper(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/43206
Access
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Subjects
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Associated Press Collections Online

Alternative Titles
European Bureaus Collection: 1952-2000
Middle East Bureaus Collection: 1967-2005
AP
Description

Provides access to content of the Associated Press Corporate Archives, AP Images, and AP Archive. Includes wire copy, correspondence, memos, internal publications, and more.

European Bureaus Collection: 1952-2000
Middle East Bureaus Collection: 1967-2005

 

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/41474
Access
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Subjects
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C19: The Nineteenth Century Index

Alternative Titles
19th-century Index
Nineteenth-century short title catalogue
19th-century short title catalogue
NSTC
Poole's Index to Periodical Literature
Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals (1824-1900)
Periodicals Index Online
Periodicals Archive Online
British Periodicals Collection
American Periodicals Series
Niles' Register
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers
Congressional Serial Set
American State Papers
Proceedings of the Old Bailey
Palmer's Index to the Times
The Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism
Description

C19: The 19th-Century Index is an integrated bibliographic resource for discovering 19th-century books, periodicals, official records, newspapers, and archives. Records in C19 come from the following sources:

The Nineteenth-Century Short Title Catalogue (NSTC)

Chadwyck Healey's The Nineteenth Century microform project at the British Library

Poole's Index to Periodical Literature

The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals (1824-1900)

Periodicals Index Online and Periodicals Archive Online (1790-1919)

British Periodicals Collections I and II (covering 1790-1931)

American Periodicals Series (1770-1919)

American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries

Cumulative Index to Niles' Register 1811-1849

House of Commons Parliamentary Papers (1801-1900)

Congressional Serial Set and American State Papers

The Proceedings of the Old Bailey

Palmer's Index to the Times (1890-1905)

The Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism

Type
Article Index
Database
Coverage
1790-1919
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/39991
Access
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Subjects
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Michigan Historical Newspapers

Alternative Titles
Ann Arbor News
Ann Arbor Daily Times
Flint Journal
Jackson Citizen Patriot
Description

Newpapers published in Michigan, 1845-1995.  Newspapers are digitized in full and can be downloaded by the page or by the issue.  Not all issues are available for each newspaper.  Newspapers include:

ANN ARBOR: The True Democrat 1845-1849; Michigan Argus 1879-1907; Ann Arbor Daily Argus 1898-1907;  Ann Arbor Daily Times 1903-1908; Ann Arbor News-Argus 1907-1908; Ann Arbor News 1909-1922

DETROIT: Plaindealer 1889-1893; Weekly Detroit Free Press 1886-1887

FLINT: Flint Journal 1898-1922

GRAND RAPIDS: Grand Rapids Herald 1898-1900; Afro-American Gazette 1991-1995

JACKSON: Jackson Citizen 1849-1903; Jackson Citizen Patriot 1865-1922

ONTONAGON: Lake Superior Miner 1855-1870

St. JAMES: North Islander 1850-1856

 

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1845-1922
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/39915
Access
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Subjects
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South China Morning Post (1903-1996)

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Historical Newspapers, PQHN
Description

This premier English-language title gives researchers new insights into Hong Kong's unique political and social history during the 20th century. It is known for its authoritative, influential and independent reporting on all of Asia as well as its perspective of the rest of the world. 

Advances research in the following areas, and more: • Chinese Revolution that overthrew the Qing Dynasty, China’s last imperial dynasty • Spread of the bubonic plague and adoption of the Peak Reservation Ordinance • Battle of Hong Kong in December, 1941, which led to the Japanese occupation during World War II • Reestablishment of the British colonial government after the end of the war • Communist Revolution in China in 1949 • Industrialization and economic growth of Hong Kong

In addition to the article content, this rare archive provides the big picture with full-image views of every page, cover to cover. And, every part of every page is searchable, including advertisements, editorials, cartoons, and classified ads that illuminate history as much as the articles.

Type
Article Index
Database
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1903 - 1996
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/38457
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects
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