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A guide to available modern and historical newspapers. is the largest online newspaper archive consisting of 300+ million pages of historical newspapers from 11,100+ newspapers from around the United States and beyond, including Canada, with a special focus on full runs and portions of runs of well-known, regional and state titles in addition to small local newspapers. 

The collection includes a broad range of dates, mostly covering the 19th and 20th centuries.

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
An extensive collection of local, regional and national newspapers from countries all over the world
Was published for the Black community by J.R.B Whitney and became the voice of the Black community in Toronto and throughout Ontario.
Democracy at War (1939-1946)
An archive of WWII-era Canadian newspaper articles released by the Canadian War Museum.



Free digital & searchable access to Prince George's newspapers from 1909 to 1976 including the Citizen.

Quebec Historical Newspapers

Connecting Canadians: Canada's Multicultural Newspapers

ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Titles include: Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Globe and Mail, Leader-Post (Regina), Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, The Province (Vancouver), Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Times-Colonist (Victoria), Toronto Star, Vancouver Sun and Windsor Star.

United States

Newspapers on Microfilm at Stauffer Library

Other Resources

An extensive collection of local, regional and national newspapers from countries all over the world

Accessible Archives 
Full text historical collections including period newspapers and magazines from the 18th century to the early 20th century in the United States. Titles include America & World War I: American Military Camp Newspapers, The Liberator, South Carolina Newspapers, and The Woman's Tribune.

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.
Independent Voices
Alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Indigenous Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines during the latter half of the 20th century.
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.


An extensive collection of local, regional and national newspapers from countries all over the world
British Humanities Index
AI3 .B86 (1962-2009) Compact shelving
Indexes regional news publications from England. (Supercedes The Subject Index to Periodicals).
British Union of Fascists: Newspapers and Secret Files, 1933-1951
This collection charts the rise and fall of fascism in Britain during the 1930s and 1940s, and includes newspapers published by the British Union of Fascists.
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

South Asian Newspapers 
Part of the World Newspaper Archive, these colonial-era titles were published in India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka from 1864-1922.