Introducing: 19th Century US Newspapers

old american newspapers photoBrowse newspaper titles by state or place of publication or find articles from across all the available newspapers by searching for where your search terms appear in the full-text of scanned images of every article, feature and illustration for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspaper from cover to cover using powerful discovery tools to pinpoint the articles you want.  Explore the history of 19th Century America here.

Search tools and tips

  • Phrase searching, and Fuzzy searching (best to read the info on it)
  • Limit searches by: date, section (art, editorial, weather, etc.), state, newspaper title, place of publication, with illustration, etc.
  • Find where words appear regardless of their ending with trunction searches (e.g. search for election* to find election, elections, electioneering, etc.)
  • Having difficulty viewing an entire document?  For some articles you might have to use scroll bars to view everything.

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From Artemis Primary Sources:

  • 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection
  • 19th Century British Newspapers
  • 19th Century UK Periodicals
  • Daily Mail Historical Archive, 1896-2004
  • The Economist Historical Archive, 1843-2011
  • The Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003
  • Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers
  • The Times Digital Archive

British Newspapers 1600-1950

Chatham House Online Archive

Daily Mail Historical Archive

Economist Historical Archive

London Illustrated News

Slavery and Anti-Slavery Transnational Archive

State Papers Online

Times Digital Archive

Archives Unbound (the Spanish Civil War collection)

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