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About America's Historical Newspapers

Why and how to use America's Historical Newspapers.

Why use this resource? To locate historical newspaper articles.

What's in this resource?  The collection includes the full-text of hundreds of newspapers from all regions of the US published between 1690 and 1922.



Dates of Coverage
1690 - 1922
Truncation or Wildcard

 ? replaces a single letter anywhere in a word

 * replaces any number of letters anywhere in a word

Phrase Searching

Use quotation marks to find an exact phrase. Example: "plymouth plantation."

ADJ# -- Replace the # with a number to find terms within a set number of words of each other. Example: john adj1 brown.

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