To search a specific newspaper, click on its title. Search by record category. On the left side of the Newspaper Archives search page is a list of categories, including Historical Obituaries, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Passenger Lists and Legal, Probate & Court.
How do I search newspaper archives online?
Guides to Online Free Newspapers
- Chronicling America: Historic Newspapers. …
- Elephind.com: Search the World’s Historical Newspaper Archive. …
- Europeana: Newspapers. …
- Google Newspaper Archive. …
- ICON: International Coalition on Newspapers: International Collections. …
- ICON: International Coalition on Newspapers: United States.
Where can I find old newspaper articles?
If you don’t see an online version in the library catalog or it is the wrong time period, try finding freely available digitized versions through:
- Williams WorldCat.
- International Coalition on Newspapers list of newspaper digitization projects.
- Google News Archive Search.
How far back do newspapers go?
The term newspaper became common in the 17th century. However, in Germany, publications that we would today consider to be newspaper publications, were appearing as early as the 16th century.
How do I access newspaper archives?
You can use The National Archives’ library catalogue to find more histories of the press. Many books have been published on individual newspapers, journals and publishers. Search the Scoop! database (charges apply) to find out about British and Irish journalists, 1800-1960.
Does ancestry have newspaper articles?
The Ancestry All Access membership includes access to the Newspapers.
Are there any free newspaper archives?
The Ancestor Hunt – Newspaper Research Links – over 39,000 free newspaper titles and links for the U.S. and Canada. (Note: includes all the titles from Chronicling America, Fulton, Advantage Archives and Google).
Do libraries have old newspapers?
Public libraries and archives throughout the United States offer access to collections of historical newspapers. Before starting your research, contact your local library or archive to see if they have digital archives you can look at. In many cases, historical newspapers are available solely on microfilm.