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About The Boston Globe (Proquest Historical Newspapers)

Why and how to use The Boston Globe (Proquest Historical Newspapers).

Why use this resource? This database is a digitized version of the microfilm edition of The Boston Globe. Use to locate historical newspaper articles on almost any topic.

What's in this resource? Includes news; editorials; editorial cartoons; advertisments; book, film, and theater reviews; obituaries; and images. Covers dates 1872-1979.




Political Science

Multiple subjects

Dates of Coverage
1872 to 1979.
Truncation or Wildcard

Use * at end of a term will locate words with same root. Example: femin* finds feminine, feminist, feminism.

Use ? to replace a single letter anywhere in a word. Example: sm?th finds smith, smyth.
Phrase Searching

Use quotation marks to search for an exact phrase.

Example: "pearl harbor."

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