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About The New York Times (Proquest Historical Newspapers)

How and why to use The New York Times (Proquest Historical Newspapers).

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

What's in this resource? Includes news; editorials; book, film, television, and theater reviews; advertisments, obituaries, and images (mostly photographs). Most content published since 1851 (excluding the most recent 3 years) is available.

Subject(s)

Current Events

Fashion

History

Political Science

Multiple subjects

Dates of Coverage
1851 to 2010 (will always exclude most recent 3 years).
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."

Vendor
ProQuest
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