Washington Post (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)

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ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post

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ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post provides PDF images of essentially all the content published in the Washington Post from its first issue in 1877 through 2000. It is searchable by keyword, author, article title, and first paragraph (abstract). It includes editorials, cartoons, illustrations and advertisements, anything that appeared in the original edition. You can browse individual issues by clicking Publications at the top of the screen.


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Dates covered

December 6, 1877-December 31, 2000.

Updating frequency

The database is complete.


The Washington Post

Type of coverage

Full-image, full-text PDFs of each page and each individual article.

Print counterpart or
related resources

The Washington Post is available on microfilm at Alexander (New Brunswick), Dana (Newark), and Robeson (Camden) libraries.

Producer/content provider

Washington Post Company

Vendor/electronic presentation provider