Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers

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Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers is a full-text database of American newspapers published between 1800 and 1900. Keyword search allows you to search through the full-text of five hundred titles published in all regions of the country, in both urban and rural communities, throughout the century. Advanced search allows you to limit your search by, among other options, author, title, date and locality, as well as by type of material, such as maps, cartoons, obituaries, and letters to the editor. The complete content of each issue is available, including advertisements, serialized fiction and book reviews. Articles or full-page images may be printed, emailed, or saved in PDF format.


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Dates covered

1800 to 1900.

Updating frequency

The database is complete.



Type of coverage

Indexing with full-text facsimiles of articles, editorials, advertisements, reviews, fiction, classified ads, weather, illustrations, etc.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Some titles may be available in microfilm or other format and may be found through a search of QuickSearch.

Producer/content provider

Gale Cengage Learning

Core Subject(s)