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Historical Newspapers Online
The following sources provide access to or information on historical newspapers, primarily American.
Early American Newspapers, Series I, 1690-1876
Offers more than 700 historical American newspapers from 23 states and the District of Columbia printed between 1690 and 1876.
Chronicling America (Historic Newspapers)
Search America's historic newspapers pages from 1860-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.
List of 50 States' Historical Newspapers
This is a great(!!!) list of hard to find newspapers that are available online- so many collections are in print only, so this is a great resource to have.
Google Newspaper Archives
Searchable newspapers back to the 19th century.
Go to the main page for GoogleBooks and perform a search. In the results screen, select "newspapers" from the tools dropdown.
Library of Congress- Collections with Newspapers
From the Library of Congress, organized by topic, features major events covered in historic newspapers.
An archive of old newspapers from US, Australia, and New Zealand
Research Process Guide
Not sure where to start? Use this Research Process guide to learn more about the different steps of the research process.
Massachusetts Historical Online