American Women's History: A Research Guide
Newspaper Collections
Home Page | Last Update: 4/3/2005 | Suggestion Box

Directories and Guides

Newspapers [online]. In American Women: A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2003- . Available from:

United States Newspaper Program
"The United States Newspaper Program is a cooperative national effort among the states and the federal government to locate, catalog, and preserve on microfilm newspapers published in the United States from the eighteenth century to the present."

Digital Collections of Newspapers

Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online (1841-1902) [online]. Brooklyn: Brooklyn Public Library, 2004 [cited 28 November 2004]. Available from:

Colorado's Historic Newspaper Collection [online]. Denver: Colorado Digitization Program, [2004- ]. Available from:

The Missouri Historical Newspapers Project [online]. Available from:

Pacific Northwest Clippings Collection [online]. Pullman: Washington State University Libraries, n.d. [cited 17 May 2002]. Available from:

Tundra Times (Alaska) [online]. Barrow, Alaska: Tuzzy Consortium Library, c2001. Available from:

Utah Digital Newspapers [online]. Salt Lake City: Marriott Library, University of Utah, 2002 [cited 12 February 2003]. Available from:
Three newspapers from the late 19th century through 1922.

Wisconsin Local History & Biography Articles (WLHBA) [online]. Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society, 2001- . Available from:
Most of the 16,000 articles in this collection were published between 1860 and 1940.

Commercial Digital Collections

ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Offers digital reproductions of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and the Christian Science Monitor.

American Women's History: A Research Guide

Ken Middleton
Middle Tennessee State Univ. Library
Murfreesboro, TN 37132