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A guide to available modern and historical newspapers.

Historical News


Local Newspapers on Microfilm at Stauffer Library

Stauffer library has many Canadian newspapers from the late eighteenth century to the mid-twentieth century on microfilm. They are listed here by province and city, but can also be searched by title in Omni.

Other Resources
Democracy at War (1939-1946)
An archive of WWII-era Canadian newspaper articles released by the Canadian War Museum.
Ontario historical newspapers
Free digital & searchable access to Prince George's newspapers from 1909 to 1976 including the Citizen.

United States

Newspapers on Microfilm at Stauffer Library

Other Resources

African American Newspapers (1827-1998)

African American Newspapers: The 19th century

African American Periodicals, 1825-1995

Search and view newspaper pages from 1836-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
Searchable full-text and page images of over 400 New York-based newspapers, dating from 1795-2014.  To browse a current list of publications, click here.
Titles include: Atlanta Constitution, Boston Globe, Chicago Defender, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, Hartford Courant, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post.


British Humanities Index
AI3 .B86 (1962-2009) Compact shelving
Indexes regional news publications from England. (Supercedes The Subject Index to Periodicals).
10 newspapers (Le Figaro (1826-1942) and L'Humanité (1904-1944) included).
Collection of magazines, journals and specialty newspapers provides an in-depth view of life in the Victorian age. 
  • 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers
  • 19th Century UK Periodicals
  • Illustrated London News Historical Archive
  • Times Digital Archive