Historical U.S. Newspapers

See also: American Historical Newspapers Online research guide.

In addition to the above, the following titles are available online through Accessible Archives. Articles are not reproductions of the original pages, but rather transcribed text.

  • African American Newspapers, The Nineteenth Century. Seven newspapers written by and for African-Americans, published between 1827 and 1902.
  • The Civil War -- Part I: A Newspaper Perspective. Three newspapers with three different perspectives on the war: The Charleston (SC) Mercury, The New York Herald, and The Richmond (VA) Enquirer. Over 11,000 articles from 2500 issues published between November 1, 1860 and April 30, 1865.
  • Pennsylvania Gazette. The Gazette was published by Benjamin Franklin. "Published in Philadelphia from 1728 through 1800, The Pennsylvania Gazette is considered The New York Times of the 18th century." -- Publisher