These newspapers cover dates beginning in 1607. Check individual newspapers for exact dates.
This is a selection of newspapers on microfilm which predate 1980.
The Boston Public Library (BPL) is an outstanding resource for newspapers. All Massachusetts residents and students are eligible for a or an eCard. Use either card to access BPL's electronic resources.
Electronic Newspapers: go to Newspaper Search. Here you can find electronic versions of current and historical newspapers.
Historical and Massachusetts Newspapers: go to Newspapers on Microfilm for lists of Boston, Early American, ethnic, foreign, Massachusetts and US newspapers.