Historical newspaper content is among researchers’ most sought-after primary source material. With more than 60 premier stand-alone historical titles, ProQuest Historical Newspapers™ is the definitive newspaper digital archive empowering researchers to digitally travel back through centuries to become eyewitnesses to history.

From leading issues and events, like the U.S. Civil War, immigration, westward expansion, industrial developments, race relations, and World War I and II; to international, local and regional politics, society, arts, culture, business, and sports, ProQuest Historical Newspapers™ reveals the day-to-day news coverage to researchers and historical explorers, providing invaluable insights and information to users from a wide range of subjects.

Every issue of each title includes the complete paper, cover-to-cover, with full-page and article images in easily downloadable PDF format. Researchers can study the progression of issues over time through these historical newspaper pages, including articles, photos, advertisements, classified ads, obituaries, editorial cartoons, and so much more. The ProQuest Historical Newspapers™ archive contains more than 100 million digitized pages.

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ProQuest Historical Newspapers is the definitive newspaper digital archive offering full-text and full-image articles for significant newspapers dating back to the 18th Century.

Featured Titles

  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Arizona Republican—1890-2007
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Atlanta Constitution—1868-1984
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Austin American Statesman—1871-1980*
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Baltimore Sun—1837-1994*
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Boston Globe—1872-1989*
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Chicago Tribune—1849-2010*
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Christian Science Monitor—1908-2007*
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Cincinnati Enquirer—1841-2009
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Courier-Journal (Louisville—1830-2000
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Detroit Free Press—1831-1999
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Hartford Courant—1764-1994*
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Indianapolis Star—1903-2004
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Los Angeles Times—1881-2011*
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Minneapolis Star Tribune—1867-2001
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Nashville Tennessean—1812-2002
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times (1851-2016*) with Index —(1851-1993)
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Tribune / Herald Tribune—1841-1962
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Newsday—1940-1991*
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Philadelphia Inquirer—1860-2001
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—1786-2003
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: San Francisco Chronicle—1865-1922
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: St. Louis Post-Dispatch—1874-2003
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: St. Petersburg Times / Tampa Bay Times—1901-2009
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Wall Street Journal1889-2002*
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post1877-2003*

Canadian Historical Newspapers

  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Calgary Herald—1888-2010
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Edmonton Journal—1903-2000
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Globe and Mail—1844-2016*
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Leader-Post (Regina)—1883-2010
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Montreal Gazette—1878-2010
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Ottawa Citizen—1845-2010
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Province (Vancouver)—1898-2010
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Times-Colonist (Victoria)—1884-2010
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Saskatoon Star Phoenix—1902-2009
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Toronto Star—1894-2016*
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Vancouver Sun—1912-2010
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Windsor Star—1883-2010

International Newspapers

  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chinese Newspapers Collection—1832-1953
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Guardian (1821-2003) & The Observer—(1791-2003)
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Irish Times (1859-2018*) & Weekly Irish Times—(1876-1958)
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Jerusalem Post—1932-2008
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Korea Times—1956-2016
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Scotsman—1817-1950
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: South China Morning Post—1903-2001* 
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Times of India—1838-2010*

Black Newspapers

  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Atlanta Daily World—1931-2003
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Baltimore Afro-American—1893-1988
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Defender—1910-1975
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Cleveland Call & Post—1934-1991
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Los Angeles Sentinel—1934-2005
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Michigan Chronicle—1934-2010
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Amsterdam News—1922-1993
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Norfolk Journal & Guide—1921-2003
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Philadelphia Tribune—1912-2001
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Pittsburgh Courier—1911-2002

American Jewish Newspapers

  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The American Hebrew & Jewish Messenger—1857-1922
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The American Israelite—1854-2000
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Jewish Advocate—1905-1990
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Jewish Exponent—1887-1990

Specialty Historical Newspapers

  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Communist Historical Newspaper Collection—1919-2013
  • ProQuest Civil War Era—1840-1865
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Leftist Papers—1848-1978

    U.S. Regional Collections

    There are gaps in years of coverage for some of these titles.

    Midwest

    • The Advocate (Newark, OH)—1882-2011
    • Battle Creek Inquirer (Battle Creek, MI)—1918-2011
    • Chillicothe Gazette (Chillicothe, OH)—1862-2011
    • Coshocton Tribune (Coshocton, OH)—1909-2011
    • The Daily Tribune (Wisconsin Rapids, WI)—1890-2011
    • The Dayton Daily News (Dayton, OH)—1898-1922
    • Green Bay Press-Gazette (Green Bay, WI)—1871-2006
    • Herald Times-Reporter (Manitowoc, WI)—1960-2011
    • Indianapolis News (Indianapolis, IN)—1869-1999
    • Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)—1920-2011
    • The Journal News (Hamilton, OH)—1891-1977
    • Lancaster Eagle-Gazette (Lancaster, OH)—1915-2011
    • Lansing State Journal (Lansing, MI)—1911-2011
    • The Marion Star (Marion, OH)—1878-2011
    • Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, WI)—1889-2006
    • News Herald (Port Clinton, OH)—1967-2011
    • News Journal (Marion, OH)—1909-2011
    • Oshkosh Northwestern (Oshkosh, WI)—1875-2006
    • Palladium-Item (Richmond, IN)—1831-1985
    • The Post-Crescent (Appleton, WI)—1920-2005
    • The Reporter (Fond Du Lac, WI)—TBD
    • Springfield News-Sun (Springfield, OH)—1900-2011
    • The Star Press (Muncie, IN)—1817-2008
    • Stevens Point Journal (Stevens Point, WI)—1895-2011
    • The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI)—1911-2005
    • Times Herald (Port Huron, MI)—1910-2011
    • Times Recorder (Zanesville, OH)—1885-2011
    • Wausau Daily Herald (Wausau, WI)—1907-2006

    North Central

    • Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, SD)—1886-2009
    • The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, IA)—1871-2008
    • Fort Collins Coloradoan (Fort Collins, CO)—1972-2012
    • Great Falls Tribune (Great Falls, MT)—1885-2011
    • Iowa City Press Citizen (Iowa City, IA)—1965-2008
    • Springfield News-Leader (Springfield, MO)—1987-2011
    • St. Cloud Times (St. Cloud, MN)—1928-2011

    Northeast

    • Asbury Park Press (Asbury Park, NJ)—1905-2009
    • The Burlington Free Press (Burlington, VT)—1848-2007
    • Courier News (Bridgewater, NJ)—1891-2010
    • Courier-Post (Cherry Hill, NJ)—1949-2009
    • The Daily Journal (Vineland, NJ)—1925-2011
    • Daily Record (Morristown, NJ)—1974-2012
    • Home News Tribune (East Brunswick, NJ)—1903-2009
    • The Ithaca Journal (Ithaca, NY)—1914-2011
    • The Journal News (Rockland: West Nyack, NY)—1889-1990
    • The Journal News (Yorktown: White Plains, NY)—TBD
    • The Morning Call (Allentown, PA)—1883-2010
    • New York Daily News (New York, NY)—1919-2009
    • The News Journal (Wilmington, DE)—1871-2009
    • Philadelphia Daily News (Philadelphia, PA)—1960-2001
    • Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, PA)—1884-1992
    • Poughkeepsie Journal (Poughkeepsie, NY)—1785-2010
    • Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton, NY)—1904-2009
    • Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY)—1871-2008
    • Star-Gazette (Elmira, NY)—1891-2011)

    South Central

    • Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)—1882-2004
    • The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, MS)—1923-2009
    • The Daily Advertiser (Lafayette, LA)—1914-2011
    • Daily World (Opelousas, LA)—1939-2012
    • Hattiesburg American (Hattiesburg, MS)—1940-2013
    • The Montgomery Advertiser (Montgomery, AL)—1952-2009
    • The News-Star (Monroe, LA)—2001-2012
    • The Times (Shreveport, LA)—1871-2009
    • The Town Talk (Alexandria, LA)—1883-1999

    Southeast

    • Asheville Citizen-Times (Asheville, NC)—1873-2009
    • The Daily News Leader (Staunton, VA)—1912-2011
    • The Daily News-Journal (Murfreesboro, TN)—TBD
    • Daily Press (Newport News, VA)—1898-2001
    • The Daily Times (Salisbury, MD)—1913-2011
    • Florida Today (Brevard County, FL)—1968-2006
    • The Jackson Sun (Jackson, TN)—1936-2011
    • The Leaf-Chronicle (Clarksville, TN)—2001-2011
    • Miami News (Miami, FL)—1904-1988
    • The News-Press (Fort Meyers, FL)—1911-2010
    • Orlando Sentinel (Orlando, FL)—1913-2001
    • Palm Beach Daily News (Palm Beach, FL)—1976-2011
    • Palm Beach Post (Palm Beach, FL)—1916-2004
    • Pensacola News Journal (Pensacola, FL)—1956-2010
    • South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, FL)—1925-2000
    • Tallahassee Democrat (Tallahassee, FL)—1913-2011
    • The Tampa Tribune (Tampa, FL)—1895-2016

    West

    • The Desert Sun (Palm Springs, CA)—1934-2011
    • Reno Gazette-Journal (Reno, NV)—1876-2008
    • The Salinas Californian (Salinas, CA)—2001-2012
    • San Francisco Examiner (San Francisco, CA)—1865-2007
    • The Spectrum (St. George, UT)—1973-2011
    • Spokesman-Review (Spokane, WA)—1881-2009
    • Statesman Journal (Salem, OR)—1869-2008
    • Tulare Advance-Register (Visalia, CA)—2001-2007
    • Visalia Times-Delta (Visalia, CA)—2001-2014

    *Additional year of content added annually

     

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