Historical News Sources

A guide to news digital archives and historical news sources, including newspapers and magazines.

Historical Newspapers & Magazines: By Title

Newspapers by title

Magazines by title

UMN News Sources

Newspapers on Microfilm

Students and faculty at the University of Minnesota can request any microfilm newspaper available from the Center for Research Libraries. Request these newspapers using the Interlibrary Loan service.


  • Atlanta Journal Constitution 
    Full text online from 1986
    Wilson Library Newspaper Room microfilm 1868-2013 
    Print index 1983"”1999 Wilson Library Quarto AI21.A87 A86x
    • Christian Science Monitor 
      Full text online from 1980-present 
      Wilson Library Newspaper Room microfilm 1908"”2009 
      Index - Wilson Quarto AI21 .C463 C45 1949"”1999
  • Denver Post. 
    Full text online from 1988 
    Wilson Library Newspaper Room microfilm 1980-2004 
    Print Index 1979-1999 Wilson Quarto AI21 .D44 B44.
  • Detroit News 
    Full text online from 1999 
    Wilson Library Newspaper Room microfilm 1943-2003 
    Paper Index 1976-1999 Wilson Quarto AI21 .D46 D47.
  • New York Post 
    Full text online from 1997 
    Wilson Library microfilm 1832-1960
  • New York Times (Proquest Historical Newspapers) Authentication Required
    Proquest Historical Newspaper version with full page and article images. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
  • Philadelphia Inquirer 
    Full text online from 1994 
    Wilson Library Newspaper Room microfilm 1982-1999 
    Early American Newspapers 1829-1860
  • San Francisco Chronicle. 
    Full text online from 1985 
    Wilson Library Newspaper Room microfilm 1890-1899, 1913, 1918-2010 
    Print index 1976-1999, Wilson Library Quarto AI21 .S25 S26
    • Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1930) 
      The Historical Minneapolis Tribune is an open access digital archive of this newspaper from 1867-1930. Full pages can be printed or saved to pdf using the print feature. For other digital newspapers from the Minnesota Historical Society, go to Digital Newspapers at MNHS
  • Times Picayune (New Orleans) 
    Full text online from 1992 
    Wilson Library Newspaper microfilm 1837-1999 
    Early American Newspapers 1837-1840, 1901-1922
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