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HIST 4300: American Urban History

Updated for fall 2023

Newspapers via Schumann Library

Newspapers via the Boston Public Library

Step 1:
Obtain a BPL eCard (Boston Public Library electronic card). Then you can access several historical newspaper databases from anywhere with an internet connection.

  • America's Historical Newspapers

  • Boston Herald (2004-2011)

  • New York Times (1851-2007)

  • New York Times (1985-present)

Step 2:
Once you have the BPL eCard, head directly to the BPL Electronic Newspaper Collectons to begin searching.