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Old News: Historical Newspapers and Periodicals

Finding News from the Past

"The past is never dead. It's not even past."
             -- William Faulkner, Requiem for a Nun, Act I (1951)

Are you trying to keep up with the past? This guide provides a selection of online news sources to help you access the breaking news of current events dating as far back as the 17th century.

In addition to the online sources found in this guide, the IU Libraries have print and microform holdings of newspapers which can be found in IUCAT.


                                     Daumier, Honoré. Advice to Subscribers. 1840, Metropolitan Museum of Art,