The Wall Street Journal (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)

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ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Wall Street Journal


ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Wall Street Journal provides PDF images of essentially all the content published in The Wall Street Journal from its first issue in 1889 through December 31, 2002 . It is searchable by keyword, author, article title, and first paragraph (abstract). It includes editorials, illustrations and advertisements, and anything that appeared in the original edition. You can browse issues by clicking Publications at the top of the screen.


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Dates covered

July 8, 1889 - December 31, 2002.

Updating frequency

The database is complete.


The Wall Street Journal.

Type of coverage

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

Print counterpart or
related resources

The Wall Street Journal is available on microfilm at Alexander (New Brunswick) and Dana (Newark).

Producer/content provider

Dow Jones & Co.

Vendor/electronic presentation provider