America's Historical Newspapers

Cover-to-cover reproductions of hundreds of rare newspapers and millions of issues, America's Historical Newspapers is fully text-searchable.

The digital series is based on the microfilm collection currently offered by Readex. Clarence Brigham's History and Bibliography of American Newspapers, 1690-1820 provided the foundation for the original filming project, the core of which is formed by the AAS collection of colonial and early national period newspapers. Numerous other institutions and historical societies have contributed to the collection including: the Boston Athenaeum; the Connecticut Historical Society; the Connecticut State Library; the Library Company of Philadelphia; the Library of Congress; the libraries of universities such as Brown and Harvard; and private collections.

Available here: Early American Newspapers, Series 1, 1690-1876; Series 10, 1730-1900; Series 11, 1803-1899; Early American Newspapers, 1801-1900; Series 1 (ETC); Series 2, 1758-1900; Series 2 (ETC); Series 3, 1829-1922; Series 3 (ETC); Series 4, 1756-1922; Series 4 (ETC); Series 5, 1777-1922; Series 5 (ETC); Series 6, 1741-1922; Series 6 (ETC); Series 7, 1773-1922; Series 7 (ETC); Series 8, 1844-1922; Series 9, 1832-1922; African American Newspapers, 1827-1998; Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876 and Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980.

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