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HIST 4800: Boston, 1600 - 1970: Newspapers

Library and Internet resources that may be useful for researching topics on Boston, 1600-1970.

Boston Newspapers Freely Available on the Internet

AccessNewspaperArchive Newspapers from Massachusetts

Access NewspaperARCHIVE  includes a number of newspapers from Boston, published at some point between 1784 and 2011. Click here to see a list of all the newspapers from Massachusetts that are available. The city of publication is also indicated, although the list is alphabetical by the title of the newspaper.

Accessible Archives Sources from Massachusetts

Accessible Archives includes the following Massachusetts newspaper:


The Liberator 1831-1865 (William Lloyd Garrison's antislavery newspaper)

American Periodicals Series Online

American Periodicals Series Online includes:

 The Liberator, 1831-1865

Identifying Newspapers

You can identify newspapers that were published in a particular place at a particular time by using the directory at the Chronicling America web site.

Looking for More Newspapers?

Didn't find all the newspapers you wanted? Check out this LibGuide for more information: