Newspapers

Includes the digitized Richmond Times-Dispatch (1903-1986), the Richmond Times-Dispatch text-only access to select content (1985-current)*,  as well as digital issues beginning January 1, 2019 (with a 90-day embargo) for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bristol Herald Courier, Culpeper Star Exponent, Daily Progress, Danville Register & Bee, News & Advance, News Virginian, News-Gazette, Roanoke Times, and Virginian-Pilot. *Due to the inclusion of some Richmond News Leader articles in the (1985-current) database please check microfilm to confirm the source for articles published August 19, 1985 - May 30, 1992.
(Race and Place Newspapers / UVA)
Database of select articles from 1933-1935. Provices article summaries and transcripts.
(Library of Congress)
Searchable digital database of U.S. newspapers (1860's to 1920's) which includes over 40 Virginia titles. Also provides information about American newspapers published from 1690-present. [VA title list]
(Newport News Public Library System)
An index to obituaries that appeared in the Daily Press (1898-1988) and the Times-Herald (1902-1915). The Library of Virginia has extensive coverage of the Daily Press (Film 14) and Times-Herald (Film 15) available on microfilm. Issues of the Daily Press (1898-1910) can be viewed on the Virginia Chronicle website.
An index to articles from January 1, 1989 to the present. The Library of Virginia has issues of the Daily Press available on microfilm from 1898-present (Film 14). Select coverage is available in the Newspaper Source Plus database (1997-2009). Digitized issues (2010-recent) are available in the Proquest Recent Newspapers. U.S. Southeast Collection.
(UVA; Jefferson Madison Regional Library)
Digitized microfilm (not keyword searchable).
Index to over one million records from ten local newspapers.
Indexing for 11 newspapers, as well as the text of selected city directories, codes, city charter, ordinances, and census lists.
Collection of searchable historic U.S. and foreign newspaper and magazine content spanning the 18th-20th centuries. Free full-text viewing is available for many titles, but it's not possible to save or print articles. Includes substantial content for the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star (1920's-2006).
Harper's Weekly, America's leading 19th century illustrated newspaper for the years 1857-1912.
Online scholarly edition of six British nineteenth-century periodicals and newspapers.
Digital collection of select issues of more than 5,000 national, local, and foreign newspapers, with some content dating back to the 1700's. Virginia titles with extensive coverage include the Bee (Danville, VA), Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Danville Register, Harrisonburg Daily News Record, Progress Index (Petersburg, VA), Pulaski Southwest Times, Radford News Journal, and Winchester Star.
Searchable index covering 1851-2006. Free registration is required. Articles from 1851-1980 are available either as full-text or partial articles. Full-text versions are available for all articles published after 1980. Partial articles include an excerpt of the article and a link to TimesMachine which provides the entire article in its original form (available to home delivery or digital subscribers only). The Library of Virginia has the New York Times on microfilm from 1857-2009.
Full-text articles from foreign and domestic newspapers including the New York Times (1980-current), Washington Post (1977-current), and USA Today (1989-current). Includes death notices and obituaries. Provides access to popular magazines such as Consumer Reports, academic journals, and television and radio broadcast transcripts.
Digital collection of newspapers and pamphlets covering the period of American history from 1840-1865. It includes nearly 2,000 pamphlets and complete runs of eight newspaper titles (including the Richmond Daily Dispatch from January 14, 1852 - December 30, 1865) that were specifically selected for the regional and diverse perspectives they offer.
Digital reproductions of pages. Includes the Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003), Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988), Chicago Defender (1909-1975), Cleveland Call and Post (1934-1991), Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005), New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), Norfolk Journal and Guide (1916-2003), Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2001), and Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002).
Digital issues with a 3-month content embargo.
Digital issues with a 3-month content embargo. Includes Virginia's Daily Press (2010-recent) and several titles from other states in the region.
Database of select articles for 1890-1894, 1906, and 1934 from or about Charlottesville or Albemarle. Provides article summaries and transcripts.
Richmond Times-Dispatch: please see the America's News database above.
Access to the full text of recent obituaries.
Transcripts and pdf facsimiles of newspaper articles from Augusta County, Va., and Franklin, Pa., 1857-1870.
This database includes Virginia newspapers from the National Digital Newspaper Program's Chronicling America project, as well as unique Library of Virginia content such as the Virginia Farm Bureau News. The database is searchable with full-page views and added features that allow for cropping and printing.
Digital images of the newspaper, 1736-1780; indexed by date and topic.