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Hist 1320 Dr. Brown : Getting Started

Finding Background Information

It is sometimes helpful to find background information on people when looking at historic newspapers.  Here are a couple of databases that can be useful for background-

Newspaper Database

The library has many databases on a wide range of topics.  For this particular class, you just need one database, called Historical Newspapers. 

Within that, you will find many different newspapers covering the time period of your topics.  Here's the link to the database-