Newspaper Research: Historical News Online
Historical News Online
Historical newspapers are being digitized through a number of projects. Some of these are made freely available to the public while many are available only by institutional or individual subscription. The lists below include titles available to the UB community and titles covering Western New York. For current news, see the Current Newspapers Online section of this guide.
At the bottom of this guide are links to broader lists of digital newspapers.
To find historical newspaper titles, see: History and bibliography of American newspapers, 1690-1820 and American Newspapers, 1821-1936 or Library of Congress Newspaper Directory (online)
Other lists of links to historical news:
- International Coalition on Newspapers
Lists digitization projects, internationally and in the US.
- UIUC Guide to Historical Newspapers
University of Illinois guide to historical papers online. Scroll down to see the freely-available titles.
- Online Newspaper Archives
Wikipedia's links to online newspapers, including historical papers.
Cyndi's List - Newspapers
A large collection of links to open-access newspaper sites, including many outside the U.S.
NYS Historic Newspapers
Complete, full-text, OCR runs of historic newspapers from every county in NYS.