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National History Day: ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Finding ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Directions to ProQuest Historical Newspapers


Library Home Page under Resources Databases A to Z has been highlighted. You can click here to start the process of accessing ProQuest Historical Newspapers


  • From the library homepage, click on Databases A to Z.  
  • Click on P for ProQuest. 
  • Scroll down to ProQuest Newspapers Historical 

ProQuest HIstorical Newspapers is highlighted on the alphabetical list of P databases



Direct Link to ProQuest Historical Newspapers

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ProQuest Historical Newspapers Coverage

Explains coverage of ProQuest Newspapers Historical from 1851 to 2006 and collecting papers like New York Times, Atlanta Constitution, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and the Christian Science Monitor

Searching Historical Newspapers

Searching ProQuest Historical Newspapers is Similar to Other Databases


The basic concepts that work in Discover GALILEO will also work in ProQuest Historical Newspaper. 


Keep Searches Simple


Keep your searches simple to the name of the person or event. 

You can then choose a publication date or date range that will uncover those primary sources for your time period.