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Historical Primary Sources: North America - U.S. Northeast

Historical Primary Sources is a collection of ProQuest databases containing primary source content from newspapers, magazines, books, manuscripts, U.S. and UK Government Documents, and more. This rich collection has been assembled specifically for researchers and students at smaller institutions in this region.

Databases for North America - U.S. Northeast

Includes: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

U.K. Government

U.S. Government

  • Congressional Hearings Digital Collection, 1824-2003 [Search] [Guide]
  • Congressional Research Digital Collection, 1830-2003 [Search] [Guide]
  • US Serial Set Digital Collection, 1789-1969 [Search] [Guide]
  • Executive Branch Documents, 1789-1932 [Search] [Guide]
  • Historical Statistical Abstracts, 1878-2012 [Search] [Guide]
  • Digital National Security Archive (DNSA) [Search] [Guide]

History Primary Sources

Early English Books

  • Early English Books Online [Search] [Guide] including TCP [Guide]

Periodicals and Magazines [Search]

Historical Newspapers - International Newspapers [Search] [Guide]

  • The Globe and Mail (1844-2013) [Search]
  • The Irish Times (1859-2015) [Search]
  • The Korea Times (1956-2016) [Search]
  • The Scotsman (1817-1950) [Search]
  • Toronto Star (1894-2015) [Search]
  • Weekly Irish Times (1876-1958) [Search]

Historical Newspapers - Black Newspapers [Search] [Guide]

  • Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003) [Search]
  • Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988) [Search]
  • Cleveland Call & Post (1934-1991) [Search]
  • Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005) [Search]
  • Norfolk Journal & Guide (1921-2003) [Search]

Historical Newspapers - Jewish Newspapers [Search] [Guide]

  • America Hebrew & Jewish Messenger (1857-1922) [Search]
  • The American Israelite (1854-2000) [Search]
  • The Jewish Advocate (1905-1990) [Search]
  • Jewish Exponent (1887-1990) [Search]

Historical Newspapers - U.S. Regional Newspapers [Search] [Guide]

  • The Arizona Republican (1890-1922) [Search]
  • Austin American Statesman (1871-1978) [Search]
  • The Baltimore Sun (1837-1991) [Search]
  • The Cincinnati Enquirer (1841-1922) [Search]
  • Dayton Daily News (1898-1922) [Search]
  • Detroit Free Press (1831-1922) [Search]
  • The Indianapolis Star (1903-1922) [Search]
  • Louisville Courier-Journal (1830-1922) [Search]
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune (1867-2001) [Search]
  • Nashville Tennessean (1812-1922) [Search]
  • San Francisco Chronicle (1865-1922) [Search]
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1874-1922) [Search]
  • ProQuest Civil War Era Newspapers (1840-1865) [Search] [Guide]