American Sources
19th Century Masterfile
A vast index to British and American periodicals, newspapers, books, and other sources documenting the 19th century.  Dates of Coverage: 1786 -1922

19th Century U.S. Newspapers
Full text searchable articles representing most US states. Includes searchable page scans of the originals. Dates of Coverage: 1800-1899  

Access Newspaper Archive
Scanned newspapers from small- and medium-sized towns across the US with some international coverage. 

African American Newspapers (1827-1998)
Provides online access to hundreds of historical U.S. newspapers chronicling the African American experience. Dates of Coverage: 1827-1998

America's Historical Newspapers (1690-1876)
Cover-to-cover reproductions of hundreds of historic newspapers, providing more than one million pages as full text searchable scanned page images.

Chronicling America: Historical American Newspapers
A collection of freely accessible historical American newspapers from all regions of the United States, developed by the Library of Congress.  Dates of coverage: 1836-1922

Ethnic NewsWatch
Full-text coverage of newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press in America. Dates of Coverage:  1959 to date

Hispanic American Newspapers (1808-1980)
Searchable full text scans of Spanish, English and bilingual newspapers published in Hispanic communities in the United States.

Historical Newspapers Online
Gateway to hundreds of open access historical US newspaper collections on the web, organized by state; maintained by University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Los Angeles Times (1881-1990)
Search for keywords or browse images of complete pages by date.

New York Times (1851-2010)
Search by keywords or browse images of full pages by date.

Plain Dealer (1845-1991)
Searchable full text access and scans of the Cleveland newspaper from April 07, 1845 to May 31, 1991
World Sources
19th Century British Newspapers
National and regional English, Scottish, Irish and Welsh. Stengths include coverage include political and social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule, and penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes. Dates of Coverage: 1800s

Caribbean Newspapers, Series 1: 1718-1876
Historical Caribbean newspapers most published in the English language; some also in Spanish, French, and Danish.

Current Digest of the Russian Press (1949- )
A selection of Russian Language press materials translated into English.Current Digest of the Soviet Press and Current Digest of the Post-Soviet Press are included in the Archive. Dates of Coverage: 1949-current

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports (1941-1996)
Transcripts of foreign broadcasts and news translated into English; features stories selected by U.S. intelligence agencies for the use of policymakers.

Times (London) Digital Archive (1785-2008)
Archive of the Times of London, with full page scans that are searchable by keyword.

Times of India (1838-2004)
Contains scanned images of pages covering the historical backfile starting with the first issue, all in English.
Ohio Sources
Access Newspaper Archive
Scanned newspapers from small- and medium-sized towns across the US with some international coverage. 

Index to Lorain County News, Oberlin Weekly News, and Oberlin News (1860-1940)
Searchable citations of historical articles in local newspapers. Dates of Coverage: 1860-1940

Oberlin Evangelist (1838-1862)
Oberlin College newspaper through which President Charles G. Finney expressed his theology.

Index to the Oberlin Observer (1979-1998)
Citations to articles in the newsletter for Oberlin College faculty and staff.

Oberlin Review (1874-2012)
Oberlin College student newspaper.

Plain Dealer (1845-1991)
Searchable full text access and scans of the Cleveland newspaper from April 07, 1845 to May 31, 1991
 
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