America's Historical Newspapers: Early American Newspapers, Series 2-7, 1741-1922

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Early American Newspapers

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Early American Newspapers is a fulltext database of over 1,500 newspapers published between 1741 and 1922. It includes the entire text of each issue, including advertisements, classified advertisements, editorials, letters to the editor, poetry, fiction and obituaries. It allows keyword searching within article title as well as fulltext. Searches may be limited by date, place of publication, article type, and newspaper title.


There is a "Help" link in the top right of every screen. For additional help, contact Tom Glynn (, American history librarian.

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Full-text facsimiles of articles, editorials, advertisements, reviews, fiction, classified ads, obituaries, illustrations, etc.

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Some titles are available in Alexander Library in microfilm.

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