United State (selected list):
African American Newspapers: The 19th Century
Collection of seven fulltext newspapers written by African-Americans for African-Americans.
American Periodical Series (1741-1900)
A digital collection of over 1,100 rare American periodicals. The Series covers 118 periodicals published during the Civil War and Reconstruction periods, and reflect on the growing debate over slavery and abolition. Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom’s Cabin was serialized in National Era. The Gettysburg battle was covered not only in major journals and magazines, but also in The Maine Farmer, Medical and Surgical Reporter, and the New York Evangelist.
Godey’s Lady’s Book (1830-1865)
A magazine to “entertain, inform, and educate the women of America.” Fulltext.
HarpWeek 1857 - 1877
American Civil War and Reconstruction period. A popular nineteenth century periodical, Harper’s Weekly tracks the major political, social and military stories of its day, with editorials, book reviews, literature and advertising. From a Northern perspective
19th Century Newspapers
Digital archive of newspapers from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, rural and urban areas, for the entire century. Included among these rare nwespapers are many from southern states, as well as Kansas, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. Of special note are abolitionist and African American papers. Also, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper and The Daily Graphic.
Proquest Historic Newspapers Online:
For the British perspective on America, see:
Online collection of England's most prominent newspaper.
English Literary Periodicals, Library West, 3rd floor, Microforms Area: AP 3 .E55
Colonial and Revolutionary Period of America
A collection of 233 titles covering British life and culture, not only literary works. Contributors and editors include Addison, Defoe, Eliot, Goldsmith, Hunt, Johnson, Lamb, Mill, Tennyson.
969 reels, 5,255 volumes.
ACCESS: A cumulative index, Accessing English Literary Periodicals, A Guide to the Microfilm Collection, provides access by title, subject, editor, and reel number.
LIBRARY WEST, Reference
Z 692 .S5 U56 1981