Historic News

The news sources on this page provide retrospective coverage, allowing you to look back in history.  Some sources include searchable, full-text access.
For articles available only in microfilm, SUNY Oswego students, faculty and staff may request a free scanning service.  Those articles the library does not own may be requested via Interlibrary Loan.

Historic News Databases

Library of Congress Digital Collections

Historic News - Print Sources

New York Times Index, Reference Room, 1st Floor, 1851- 2004

Print subject index to articles in the newspaper of record.

Online index and text from 1980-present in National Newspapers Premier; microfilm available from 1857 - present.

The (London) Times Index (title varies), Reference Storage - Ask at Research Help Desk, 1790 - 1998
Index to the Times of London, England. (microfilm available from 1785 - 1999.)