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HIPS 17502: Science, Culture, and Society III: Modern Science

Professor James A. Evans (HIPS 17502/History 17502)

Major U.S. Newspapers - Historical

Other Databases For U.S. Newspapers

For articles from newspapers that are no longer published, weekly newspapers, or specialized newspapers, search the following databases.

More Newspapers

Find more information at the How Do I Find Newspapers? guide.

European Newspapers


Dutch newspapers 1618-1995 from the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, including papers from the Dutch East Indies


France-actualité, 1978-1981. Indexes Le Figaro, L'Humanité and Le Monde

Gallica From the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Select the "periodicals" tab. Gallica includes a growing collection of 19th- and early 20th century newspapers, such as Le Figaro (1830-1942), La Croix (1883-1944) and Le Journal des débats (1814-1912).

Le Monde, 1987-present; in PDF from 2003. In Eureka

Le Monde Diplomatique, 1969-2013 in print; 1980-present in Eureka.


ANNO: Austrian Newspapers Online provides digitized newspapers, late 19th and early 20th century.

Compact Memory: Retrospektive Digitalisierung jüdischer Periodika im deutschsprachigen Raum Digitized German-language Jewish newspapers, 1806-1938.

DiFMOE  A collection of 19th- and 20th-century newspapers, journals, almanacs, monographs, photos, maps and postcards from Central and Eastern Europe.

***NOTE Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) no longer sells its content to US libraries. Abstracts may be found in Factiva.


El Pais, Madrid. 1996-present. In Lexis-Nexis

Hemeroteca Digital archive is a project of the National Library of Spain. It consists of 143 titles representing a wide variety of Spanish newspapers, ranging from 1772 to 1933.

See also our guide Latin American news sources.


British Empire

British Newspapers, 1600-1900 includes 17th- and 18th- century newspapers that were collected by Rev. Charles Burney (1757-1817) and augmented by the British Museum in 1818, as well as national and regional papers from the later 19th century.

British newspapers online, 1901-1950: Lists of regional and national papers, with links to full-text when available.

Financial Times Historical Archive, 1888-2009; and current recent issues in Factiva.

London Gazette (1665-present ), Edinburgh Gazette (1699-present ) and Belfast Gazette (1921-present) are official journals of record of the British government and are available online from their inceptions.

Guardian (1821-2003) and Observer (1791-2003)

Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003

Sunday Times Digital Archive, 1822-2006

Times Of London digital archive (1785-1985)

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