19th Century U.S. Newspapers

19th Century U.S. Newspapers is a full-text, facsimile image database of approximately 500 national and regional newspapers, dating from 1800-1900.

19th century US newspapersThe database features large urban newspapers such as the New York Herald, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and the Milwaukee Sentinel as well as smaller regional titles across the United States. Some titles include only one or two issues, while others include larger runs. Check the titles list for coverage.
Date range: 1800-1900 Publisher: Gale Cengage Publisher About page: http://gdc.gale.com/products/19th-century-u.s.-newspapers Object type: Newspapers Location of original materials: United States Exportable image: Yes Facsimile image: Yes Full text searchable: Yes Titles list links: http://solutions.cengage.com/Gale/Database-Title-Lists
Original catalog: None

Digitized from microfilm: Yes

Original sources: Boston Public Library, Harvard University, Library of Congress, Case Western Reserve Historical Society, Colorado Historical Society, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Idaho Historical Society, Kansas State Historical Society, Syracuse University.

Click on WorldCat to see the library closest to you that has access to this database.

In the U.S., Gale offers telephone support at 1-800-877-4253, press option 4 when prompted.

Articles about the effects of digitization on historical newspapers generally Media historian Bob Nicholson deconstructs digital newspapers in order to explore how they differ from their paper originals using case studies from his research. The Digital Turn. Paywalled article. Describing issues with nineteenth-century newspaper databases generally, not this database in particular, the authors of this article write, the material to be searched consists not of newspapers, but interpretations of newspapersElectronic Text Analysis and Nineteenth-Century Newspapers: TokenX and the Richmond Daily Dispatch, Elizabeth Lorang, Brian Pytlik Zillig. Texas Studies in Literature and Language, Volume 54, Number 3, Fall 2012, pp. 303-323. Paywalled article.

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