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Primary Sources: Historic Newspapers and Digital Newspaper Collections

A guide to finding and using Primary source materials

Researching with Historic Newspapers

There is a separate Historic Newspapers LibGuide that addresses not only how to research using historic newspapers, but also details the history of American newspaper publishing.  Several good videos (including full transcripts) are included with this guide, which can be accessed by using the link below.

Regional Historic Newspapers - Digital Collections

Several academic institutions have made significant collections of regional historical newspapers available in digital format.  Please find links to several of these digital collections below.  More states will be added as they become available. 

Regional Historic Newspapers - More Digital Collections