History Research Guide:Periodicals

Databases for historical periodicals

Periodicals as primary sources

Articles from periodicals written during the time being researched can be excellent primary sources. We have access to a number of historical periodicals online and in microfilm or in print in the library's collection.

Historical Newspapers on Microfilm

Ask at the Circulation Desk in Bell Library for assistance with these and other newspapers on microfilm:

The New York Times (1851-present)

Corpus Christi Caller-Times (1883-2018)

An early American periodical

First page of "The American Magazine and Historical Chronicle"