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online archives for newspapers and journals
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online archives for newspapers and journals

  • Massachusetts Online Newspaper Archive 
    • Links to the Sturgis Library and Provincetown Public Library's free online newspaper collections.
    • Includes limited access to 19th century issues of the Barnstable Patriot (beginning 1830), Provincetown Advocate (beginning 1869), Provincetown Beacon (beginning 1890), and the Provincetown Banner (beginning 1856)
  • The Boston Public Library Newspaper Archives 
    • Comprehensive newspaper archive from the 19th century with a large number of Boston-area publications  
    • Must have a (free) BPL card to view the collection
  • Garden and Forest [1888-1897] 
    • Digitized reproductions of all ten volumes of the first American journal devoted to horticulture and national and urban park development.
    • The journal was started by Charles Sprague Sargent, the first director of the Arnold Arboretum
  • The Boston Evening Transcript 
    • Part of the Google news archive. Includes most issues from the 1890s
  • The Springfield Republican 
    • Archive of the Springfield Republican (1824-1946) and the Springfield Union (1864-1989)
    • Allows free searching, but requires a paid subscription to access results
  • The New York Evening Post 
    • Free access to issues beginning 1832, provided by the New York State Historic Newspaper Project
  • The Cosmopolitan 
    • Access to digitized issues from 1886-1925 provided through HathiTrust
  • The New England Magazine 
    • Access to digitized issues from 1886 to 1900 
    • Part of Cornell University's Making of America Collection, hosted by HathiTrust

useful websites for additional research