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Newspaper Articles

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World Newspaper Archive, Latin America
Searchable collection of historical Latin American newspapers. More than 35 newspapers published between 1805 and 1922 in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Guyana, Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Venezuela. Languages include Spanish, Portuguese, and English.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Search the archives of several United States newspapers. Earliest is 1851.

Newspaper Research Guide
Detailed assistance finding current and historical newspaper resources.


Search all newspaper articles (LibrarySearch)

Tip: Use keywords that would have been used during the time period you are researching. After viewing results, narrow by publication date.


Archival Collections

Primary Sources on the Web

Primary vs. Secondary Sources

Primary sources were created at the time of an event or period. They are often the product of an eyewitness or an original creator. They might be original reports of an event, artifacts from an event or time period, or creative works, and include:

  • memoirs
  • letters
  • interviews
  • pottery
  • novels
  • poems

Secondary sources interpret, analyze, or contextualize primary sources. They are second-hand interpretations. They might include:

  • documentaries
  • biographies
  • textbooks
  • research articles 


Find Memoirs, Letters, Interviews, & More

Add Primary Source Keywords to Your Search Terms

  • autobiography
  • memoir
  • sources
  • personal narrative*
  • letters
  • correspondence
  • diaries
  • diary
  • interview*
  • oral history
  • archives
  • speeches
  • notebooks, sketchbooks

Kenya and history and (letters or correspondence or narratives)

This technique can be used in LibrarySearch, or other databases.

How Do I Find Primary Sources?