Database Spotlight: Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers

Access primary source newspaper content from the 19th century from around the United States. Whether you’re looking for articles about the Seminole War, presidential elections, race relations, or popular medical treatments, this database has it all! You can search for full-text scans, browse by publication, and even browse by place of publication. Scans of the newspapers are easy to read and can be printed or saved as PDFs.

To access, just go to, select “N,” and scroll down to find the database. Off campus users will be prompted for their 14-digit Eagle ID number.

For assistance, contact the Reference Desk at 239-590-7630 or You can also contact Rachel Tait-Ripperdan, Librarian for History & Humanities, at 239-590-7661 or