ProQuest Historical Newspapers: the New York Times provides the full image of articles published in the New York Times from its first issue in 1851. It is searchable by keyword, author, article title, and first paragraph (abstract). You can browse issues by clicking Publications at the top of the screen. It includes illustrations and advertisements. The title changed from the New York Daily Times to the New York Times in 1857.
For more recent coverage use Factiva which provides fulltext coverage from June 1, 1980, but does not include illustrations and advertisements.
Click on the "Help" link in the upper right corner of any screen.
September 18, 1851 to three years prior to the current year.
Annually, in the Fall.
The New York Times
Type of coverage
Full image of each article, on the page on which it originally appeared is presented, as well as a readable full-image of each article including any related photographs not restricted by copyright.
Print counterpart or
The New York Times newspaper
Vendor/electronic presentation provider