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Historical U.S. Newspapers

This resource is intended as an introduction to finding and learning about newspapers via the University of Maryland Libraries..


This page discusses databases available to the University of Maryland community for accessing historical United States newspapers.  Some databases provide access to many newspapers, while others provide access to a single newspaper. In order to search these databases, researchers need either use the computers on campus or use their University credentials to access these databases remotely.

Full list of databases

To see only databases of newspapers, use the "Database by Type" drop down and select "Newspapers and Periodicals Historical (pre 1990)".