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Readex Guide

Historical Newspapers

The Historical Newspapers component of the Readex Archive of Americana includes over 300 years worth of content from major, local, and regional newspapers as well as papers focused on specific audiences such as African American Newspapers, Ethnic American Newspapers, Caribbean Newspapers, and Hispanic Newspapers. Please follow the linked titles to access specific collections:

Below are links to title lists included in each collection.


World news
Readex also provides international historical and contemporary newspaper content. The Access World News database provides full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 700 international sources. The World Newspaper Archive is a searchable collection of 19th and 20th century historical newspapers from Latin America, Africa, and South Asia. The Rand Daily Mail provides reporting on South Africa, 1902-1985. Currently loaded years are 1974-1985.

Images of 3 newspaper front pages from Readex collection