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The UWSP Department of History's online guide to library research, document collections, and learning resources.

Historical Newspapers

Guide to Historical Newspapers

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Welcome to the UWSP Department of History LibGuide homepage. This page is designed to provide students with the resources to efficiently navigate the vast supplies of information in the UWSP Library and on the Internet. This LibGuide is organized in tabs, each tab providing a unique set of resources, links or learning tools related to the heading listed.  

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Historic Newspapers

  • New York Times, 1851-2014 (ProQuest - Full Text)
    Provides comprehensive indexing, full text and images for articles since its launch in 1851. Includes editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, birth and marriage announcements, photos, and advertisements. More recent years are available through Newspaper Source Plus or Lexis/Nexis Academic databases.
    NewspaperARCHIVE (Full text)
    Includes fully searchable newspaper pages from more than 400 cities and towns, providing genealogy, history, culture and newsworthy events in a local context. Years of coverage vary, but some newspapers go back as far as the 1700's. Provided by Badgerlink
  • Accessible Archives (Full Text)
    Primary source materials from 18th and 19th Century Publications. Includes eyewitness accounts of historical events, descriptions of daily life, editorial observations, advertisements, and genealogical information.
  • Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers (Full Text)
    Search and view newspaper pages from 1880-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
  • America's Historical Newspapers, 1690-1922 (Full Text)
    Historically significant 18th, 19th- and 20th-century newspapers including big-city dailies, regional publications. Includes William Lloyd Garrison's The Liberator, and the North Star founded by Frederick Douglass; aka Early American Newspapers.
  • African American Newspapers 1827-1998 (Full Text)
    African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 enables users to search more than 270 African American newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries.
    American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 1, 1684-1820 The AAS Historical Periodicals Collection: 1691-1820 presents over 500 titles from 1691 through 1820. Representing over two centuries of print culture from early colonial imports to titles published on American soil during the Revolution and early republic.
    American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 2 (1821-1837) The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection Series 2 presents over 1000 titles dating from 1821 through 1837. The subject matter covered in Series 2 represents the Jacksonian Democracy era in history and is broad in scope and includes agriculture, entertainment, history, literary criticism, and politics.

    American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 3 (1838-1852) The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 3 presents over 1,800 titles dating from 1838 through 1852. The themes presented in Series 3 reveal a rapidly growing young nation, where industrialization, the railroads, regional political differences, and life on the western frontier were daily realities. Subjects covered in the collection reach into every facet of American life, including science, literature, medicine, agriculture, women’s fashion, family life, and religion.

    American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 4 (1853-1865)  The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection - Series 4 presents over 1,100 titles dating from 1853 through 1865. While the Civil War is a focal point of the collection, we also find a diverse record of the continuance of daily life for many Americans—both leading up to and during the war.

    American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 5 (1866-1912)  The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 5 presents over 2,500 titles dating from 1866 through 1877. The themes presented in Series 5 reflect a nation that persevered through a most difficult set of circumstances: a bloody civil war that claimed hundreds of thousands of lives; the incorporation of the recently-freed African Americans into American life; a population that rapidly expanded into the Western territories.

     

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