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HIST 4223: Boston History

Updated for Prof. Howard, Summer 2023

Search the Library Catalog

Try a general keyword search using in the library catalog to start. Refine your results to academic journals or books using the navigation pane on the left. 

Advanced Search


Another option after searching the library catalog is to look for articles in one of these subject specific databases that may yield more focused results.

Newspapers from Schumann Library

Newspapers from the Boston Public Library

Step 1:
Obtain a BPL eCard (Boston Public Library electronic card):

Step 2:
Once you have the BPL eCard, head directly to the BPL Electronic Newspaper Collection to begin searching. Here, you can access the New York Times full database (images and graphs) and many other local and international newspapers.