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19th Century Historical United States Newspapers

Alternate Title:
Nineteenth Century Historical United States Newspapers

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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)
Thomson Gale
19th century

This resource is a digital archive of nearly 250 American historical newspapers from the 19th century, including over 1.5 million full-text pages, many complete with images.   Contents include digitized collections of holdings from the Library of Congress, the Wisconsin Historical Society, the South Carolinian Library, the Scholarly Resources Archive, the Maryland State Archive, and the Boston Public Library, among others.  Coverage includes major papers, minority publications, publications of social activist groups, and illustrated papers.

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Courtney, Angela
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IUB Library Subjects:
  • Gender Studies
  • Communication and Culture
  • African American and African Diaspora Studies
  • American Studies
  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy
  • Comparative Literature
  • Victorian Studies
  • English and American Language and Literature
  • Theatre and Drama
  • History

Library of Congress Subjects:

American newspapers--19th century--Indexes--Databases.
United States--History--19th century--Sources.