Readex America's Historical Newspapers Collection to Surpass 1300 Titles

Jan 19, 2007

Readex, a publisher of online historical collections, has announced that it will begin adding a new series of fully searchable newspapers to its ongoing America's Historical Newspapers archive in May 2007. Complementing three previously launched series, the two new collections Early American Newspapers, Series 4, 1756-1922 and Early American Newspapers, Series 5, 1777-1922 will expand the coverage of America's Historical Newspapers by adding more than 200 new titles, including newspapers of historical importance, regional weeklies, and big-city dailies.

Together, these two new series feature U.S. titles of great historical significance, including The Liberator, Albany Evening Journal, Baltimore American and Commercial Advertiser, Gaceta de Texas, Hokubei Jiji, Nevada Territorial Enterprise, New Orleans Daily Creole, North Star, Siwinowe Kesibwi and more.

In addition, both new series offer regional weeklies and dailies from across the nation to highlight important themes and eras in American history, including the New York Herald, Boston Press and Post, Chicago Inter Ocean, Cincinnati Daily Gazette, Connecticut Herald, Hawaiian Gazette, Idaho Recorder, Milwaukee Journal of Commerce, Mississippi Free Trader, Nebraska Press, New York Spectator, Oregon Herald, Philadelphia Public Ledger, South Carolina Gazette and many others. Future series will expand the coverage of America's Historical Newspapers beyond 1922 to provide coverage from 1690 to 1980.