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ProQuest Historical Newspapers™ is the definitive newspaper digital archive offering full-text and full-image articles for significant newspapers dating back to the eighteenth century. As part of the ProQuest Historical Newspapers™ program, every issue of each title includes the complete paper, cover-to-cover, with full-page and article images in easily downloadable PDF format. The full collection of ProQuest Historical Newspapers™ contains over 30 million digitized pages.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers™ provides easy access to the past. Researchers can search over 20 different article types to find exactly what they are looking for, including:

  • News
  • Editorials
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Obituaries
  • Birth and Marriage Announcements
  • Stock Photos
  • Advertisements
  • ...and more

  • Content Type: Historical Newspapers,
  • COUNTER compliant: Yes
  • Athens enabled: Yes
  • OpenURL Enabled: Yes
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More than just the article

Front-page headlines, classified ads, marriage and death announcements, comic strips, reviews, display advertising, editorials, birth notices, photographs, and many other article types combine to help today’s researchers not only understand the news of yesteryear, but also the context in which it was made.

Find information quickly

ProQuest makes it easy for both novice and experienced researchers to find relevant information quickly, with basic and advanced search options. And, because the newspapers in this collection reside on a single platform, users can cross-search all ProQuest Historical Newspapers titles with one another and with all other ProQuest resources a library may have.

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Follow news not only across time, but also across geography, uncovering the multiple perspectives surrounding important issues and events.

Searching the way you want it – EASY!

Stories that spanned multiple newspaper pages are threaded together, appearing as one continuous image and further improving readability.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers™ is the definitive newspaper digital archive offering full-text and full-image articles for significant newspapers dating back to the 18th Century.

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