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Primary Sources: Period Newspaper Articles

A guide to understanding and finding primary sources at the USA Marx Library.

Newspaper or Journal Articles

Use the Articles, Indexes, and Databases link on the library homepage to find indexes to newspaper and journal articles written at the time an event occured.  For time periods not covered by many of the electronic resources, the Marx Library has print indexes for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and print and microform indexes for the Times (London).

Use Our Journal List to locate historical newspaper in the USA Marx Library.

Use WorldCat to locate historical newspapers at other libraries. 

Selected Newspaper and Journal Databases

Historical Newspapers on Mircrofilm