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ProQuest Historical Newspapers

An unparalleled digital archive of the most sought-after historical newspapers for research

Historical News Resources Catalog

At ProQuest, we recognize that news content is among users’ most sought-after primary source, so we are committed to offering the gold standard of historical news databases. With more than 45 premier historical titles, ProQuest Historical Newspapers empower researchers to digitally travel back through centuries to become eyewitnesses to history.

From leading issues and events, like the U.S. Civil War, immigration, westward expansion, industrial developments, race relations, and World War I and II; to local and regional politics, society, arts, culture, business, and sports, ProQuest Historical Newspapers reveals the day-to-day news coverage to researchers and historical explorers, providing invaluable insights and information to users from a wide range of subjects.

Users can study the progression of issues over time through these historical newspaper pages, which include not only news articles, but photos, advertisements, classified ads, obituaries, editorial cartoons, and so much more.

No one does historical news like ProQuest.