America’s Historical Newspapers (Readex) A digital collection of early American newspapers from 1690 to 1922. It includes the Philadelphia Inquirer from 1860-1920. Searches can be limited by town, state, and time period.
American Periodicals (ProQuest) Search a selection of periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals.
Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective (Accessible Archives) Contains full-text of the Charleston Mercury, the New York Herald, and the Richmond Enquirer published between 1860 and 1865. Contains news articles, eye-witness and official reports of battles, editorials, advertisements, biographies and images of battlefield maps and illustrations.
African American Newspapers: The 19th Century (Accessible Archives) Includes the complete text of major 19th century African-American newspapers. Also included are early biographies, essays and editorials and vital statistics in 8 works such as Freedman's Journal (1827-1830), The North Star (1847-1851) and Frederick Douglass Paper (1851-1859).
OpinionArchives Search the full text of the archives of leading journals of opinion including Harpers Magazine, The New Republic, The Nation, Commentary, NACLA, Commonweal, American Spectator, National Review and The New York Review of Books.