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American History

Historical Newspapers & Periodicals Online

More Historical Newspapers at UVM

In addition to the historical newpspapers listed above, UVM has numerous historic newspaper titles on microfilm. These titles can be found by searching the Library Catalog. Sample Library Catalog searches that will locate newspapers on microfilm at UVM include:

Title: Bennington Daily Banner

Guided Keyword search (general format): city (in keyword anywhere) AND newspapers (in subject) AND microfilm

Guided Keyword search: boston (in keyword anywhere) AND newspapers (in subject) AND microfilm

Most of the historical newspapers do not have any indexing available so in order to use them you will have to read through entire issues looking for material on your topic or event.

Selected titles of interest:

Historical Newspapers not at UVM

The following tools can help you to identify historical newspapers to borrow through Interlibrary Loan.

Vermont Digital Newspaper Project (VTDNP)

The University of Vermont is currently working with collaborators  throughout the state of Vermont to digitize up to 100,000 pages of historical Vermont newspapers originally published between 1836 and 1922. 

Burlington Free Press May 6, 1836