Historical Newspapers

Historical South Carolina newspapers are in the South Caroliniana library.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
1869-current
Today's paper online
Paper copy available: Latest three months - TCL level 5
Online access: 1991- current LexisNexis Academic Universe
Microfilm: 1985 - current. Documents Reading Room
1869-1984 Microfilm cabinets 20-21
No other index available
Boston Globe
1883-1888, 1979-current
Today's paper online
Paper copy available: Latest three months - TCL level 5
Online access: Sept. 1, 1988 - current. LexisNexis Academic Universe 
Full-text daily paper within 24 hours, Saturday paper within 72 hours, and Sunday paper 4 weeks delay; articles from syndicated and freelance writers not included.
Microfilm: January 1883-December 1888 & January 1, 1994 - current. Documents Reading Room

 
Charlotte Observer
1892-current
Today's paper online
Paper copy available: Latest three months - TCL level 5
Online access:  Selected full-text since January 30, 1995. LexisNexis Academic Universe
Microfilm:  1892-1983 Microfilm Cabinets 18-19.
1984 - current. Documents Reading Room
No other index available.

 
Chicago Defender
April 21, 1921 - 1967 (National edition); 1968-1979 (Big Weekend edition)
Microfilm: Microfilm cabinet 63
Chicago Tribune
1849-current
Today's paper online
Microfilm:  1849 - 1990 Microfilm Cabinets 25-29
1991 - current Documents Reading Room
Indexes: Thomas Cooper Reference Department:
1972-1981 see AI21.C45 C47
1982-1991 see AI21.C45 C472
1985 - present - Searching the archive and viewing abstracts and citations is free, but viewing articles requires a fee.

 
Christian Science Monitor
1908-current; Daily, Monday-Friday only.
Today's paper online 
Online access: Jan 1980 - current. LexisNexis Academic Universe
Paper copy available:  Current issues in Newspaper Display until Microfilm arrives
Microfilm:  1908-1985 Microfilm Cabinet 32; 1986-current see Documents Reading Room 
Indexes:  1949-1978 TCL Reference AI21 .C46; 1979-1991 TCL Reference AI21.C462 B44
 
Daily Express (London)
1904-1974
Microfilm: Microfilm Cabinet 39
Notes:
 
Strong coverage of foreign news and World War I (Percival Philips).

 
Daily Herald (London)
April 1912 - September 1964
Microfilm:  Microfilm Cabinet 41

 
Daily Telegraph (London)
June 1855 - September 1979
Microfilm: Microfilm Cabinets 42-43
Early American Newspapers
Microfilm: Documents Reading Room
Notes: 376 titles on 407 reels of microfilm. Collection spans Colonial period (1700) through Early Republic (1820).
Collection is arranged by state, by city/town within a state, and alpha by newspaper title within town. Some papers' names changed frequently.
Titles are listed in the library catalog. For complete list do a title search "early american newspapers".

 
Early English Newspapers
Microfilm: Microfilm Cabinets 53-54
Notes: 1207 reels. Consists of numerous and rare series of newspapers from 1603 to 1818. Newspapers are arranged in three categories. 1) Long-run newspapers filmed on discrete reels identified by the newspaper's title. 2) Shorter-run newspapers of significance are grouped together on a specifically labeled reel. 3) Miscellaneous titles or parts of titles are grouped on reels labeled "Miscellaneous A, etc."
Titles are analyzed in the library catalog. Search by title of newspaper, select record, select the LONG view, see series note for reel number.
Guide: Micro Z 6956.G6 C68 1983b - Includes "Title Listing" and "Unit Summary"
Early State Records  
Microfilm: Microfilm Cabinets 1-3 - South Carolina see Cabinet 2
Notes: Includes the 48 contiguous states on 200 reels. Reels are divided by state, by Class, and chronologically.
Classes of Materials include: A-Legislative Records; B-Statutory Law; C-Constitutional Records; D-Administrative Records; E-Executive Records; F-Court Records; L-Local Records (County and City); M-Records of American Indian Nations; N-Newspapers; R-Rudimentary States and Courts; X-Miscellany; W-Items Known to Exit but not Filmed See Guide p. xiii-xxvii for detailed description of classes. Guides are arranged by class, reel numbers refer to reels in each state's collection. Guides includes Addendum and Errata. Supplemental Guide covers classes L through W.
Guides: A Guide to the Microfilm Collection of Early State Records Micro Z1223.5.A1 U47
Supplement: A Guide to the Microfilm Collection of Early State Records-Supplement
Micro Z1223.5.A1 U47 Suppl

 
London Times
1785-current
Sunday Times
1965-current
Today's paper online
Paper copy available:  Current issues in Newspaper Display until Microfilm arrives
Online access: Full-text from July 1, 1985. LexisNexis Academic Universe Online within 12 hours of publication; Usually by 1 PM GMT on day of publication; The Sunday Times available on Monday. Access to certain freelance articles and other features within this publication i.e. photographs, classifieds, etc...) may not be available. Materials in which the editorial content is not written or created by members of Times Newspapers staff and The Sunday Times "Magazine Section" not included.
Microfilm: See Documents Reading Room.
Indexes:  1785-1789 TCL Reference AI21 .T485; 1790-1905 TCL Reference AI21 .T5; 1790-1835 Documents Reading Room (microfilm); 1906-1913 TCL Reference AI21 .T51; 1914-current TCL Reference AI21 .T511; 1915-1950 Documents Reading Room (microfilm);
Los Angeles Times
1978-current
Today's paper online
Online access: Full-text from January 1, 1985. LexisNexis Academic UniverseOnline within 12 hours; Home edition plus stories unique to Southland and Final Edition; editorial content of the Final Edition; no other index available;
Microfilm: 1978-1985 see Microfilm Cabinet 44
1986 - current see Documents Reading Room.

 
Le Monde (Paris)
December, 1944 - current
Today's paper online
Online access: Full-text from January 1, 1990.  LexisNexis Academic UniverseOnline within 24 hours of publication; Friday and Saturday editions available within 72 hours of
publication 
Microfilm: Microfilm Cabinet 36
Manchester Guardian
January 1838 - current
Today's paper online
Online access: Full-text from July 14, 1984. LexisNexis Academic Universe Online within 12 hours of publication; By 6:00 am GMT on day of publication. 
Microfilm: Microfilm Cabinets 37-39

 
New Orleans Times Picayune
January 1837- current
Today's paper online
Online access: Full-text since January 1, 1991. LexisNexis Academic UniverseSome stories may not be included;
online within 48 hours; starting in 8/2000 wire stories not included
Microfilm: January 1837 - December 1999 in Cabinets 16-18
January 2000 - current in Cabinet 64

 
New York Herald
August 31, 1835 - December 1868
Microfilm: Microfilm Cabinet 14

 

New York Herald Tribune
March 19, 1924 - April 24, 1966
Microfilm: Microfilm Cabinet 15-16
New York Times
September 18, 1851 - current
Today's paper online
Paper copy available: Current issues available at the Reserve/Circulation Desk - Main Floor until microfilm arrives.
Online access: Full-text since June 1, 1980 (final New York City edition); abstracts for January 1, 1969-May 31, 1980 available on LexisNexis Academic Universe 
Latest year (last 365 days) available through InfoTrac Custom Newspapers.
Index: September 1851-current available in Reference on Main Floor AI21 .N44

 

New York Tribune
January 18, 1868 - March 18, 1924
Microfilm: Microfilm Cabinets 14-15

 

Pall Mall Gazette (London)
February 1865 - October 1923
Microfilm: Microfilm Cabinet 41

 

Pennsylvania Gazette
1728-1800
CD-ROM: Ask for assistance at the Microforms Reference Desk.

 
San Francisco Examiner
June 12, 1865 - December 31, 1997
Microfilm: Microfilm Cabinets 29-32

 

Times Picayune (New Orleans)
January 1837- current
Today's paper online
Online access: Full-text since January 1, 1991. LexisNexis Academic UniverseSome stories may not be included;
online within 48 hours; starting in 8/2000 wire stories not included
Microfilm: January 1837 - December 1999 in Cabinets 16-18
January 2000 - current in Cabinet 64
 
Wall Street Journal
July 1889 - current
Paper copy available: Current issues kept in Newspaper Display until microfilm arrives.
Online access: May 1, 1977- available on LexisNexis Academic Universe daily (Eastern edition), abstracts-summaries-briefs (all articles since January 1, 1989 and substantive articles prior to 1981); full-text 1986-current available at Reference Desk Main Floor
Microfilm: July 1889 - December 1981 see Microfilm Cabinets 22-23; 
1982 - current see Documents Reading Room.

 

Washington Post
December 6, 1877 - current
Today's paper online
Paper copy available: Current issues kept in Newspaper Display until microfilm arrives.
Online access: January 1, 1977- current available on LexisNexis Academic Universe; daily, full-text within one-hour of publication; excludes Evans&Novak and Jack Anderson columns. 
Index: Thomas Cooper Reference:
1979-1988 AI21 .W33 O333
1989-1991 AI21 .W33 W354
 

 

Yorkshire Post (Leeds)
November 1879 - May 1940
Microfilm:  Microfilm Cabinet 40 

 

 Yorkshire Weekly Post
January 3, 1883 - December 1896
Microfilm:  Microfilm Cabinet 40

 

 

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