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

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. West

Includes: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington state.

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]

  • Chinese Newspapers (1832-1953) [Search]
  • Jerusalem Post (1932-2008) [Search]
  • South China Morning Post (1903-1998) [Search]
  • The Korea Times (1956-2016) [Search]
  • The Globe and Mail (1844-2013) [Search]
  • The Irish Times (1859-2015) [Search]
  • The Scotsman (1817-1950) [Search]
  • Times of India (19838-2008) [Search]
  • Toronto Star (1894-2015) [Search]
  • Weekly Irish Times (1876-1958) [Search]

Historical Newspapers - Black Newspapers [Search] [Guide]

  • Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988) [Search]
  • Chicago Defender (1910-1975) [Search]
  • Cleveland Call & Post (1934-1991) [Search]
  • Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005) [Search]
  • New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993) [Search]
  • Norfolk Journal & Guide (1921-2003) [Search]
  • The Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2001) [Search]
  • Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002) [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]
  • Atlanta Constitution (1868-1984) [Search]
  • Austin American Statesman (1871-1978) [Search]
  • The Baltimore Sun (1837-1991) [Search]
  • The Boston Globe (1872-1985) [Search]
  • Christian Science Monitor (1908-2004) [Search]
  • The Cincinnati Enquirer (1841-1922) [Search]
  • Dayton Daily News (1898-1922) [Search]
  • Detroit Free Press (1831-1922) [Search]
  • Hartford Courant (1764-1991) [Search]
  • The Indianapolis Star (1903-1922) [Search]
  • Louisville Courier-Journal (1830-1922) [Search]
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune (1867-2001) [Search]
  • Nashville Tennessean (1812-1922) [Search]
  • New York Tribune / Herald Tribune (1841-1962) [Search]
  • Newsday (1940-1989) [Search]
  • Philadelphia Inquirer (1860-2001) [Search]
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1786-2003) [Search]
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1874-1922) [Search]
  • ProQuest Civil War Era Newspapers (1840-1865) [Search] [Guide]