To meet the needs of researchers in diverse disciplines across the humanities, Readex has expanded the acclaimed series of Early American Newspapers. Featuring rare and essential titles from all 50 U.S. states, Series 10 offers access to 440 searchable newspapers addressing nearly every facet of local, regional, and national history during the 18th- and 19th-centuries. In addition, Series 10 expands the political, geographical, and chronological depth of the nine previous series of Early American Newspapers, 1690–1922, the single most comprehensive resource of its kind.
Early American Newspapers, Series 10, 1730–1900 features more than 60 18th-century newspapers that provide fresh insight into the Colonial and Revolutionary War eras – including especially early titles from such states as Florida, New York, North Carolina, and Ohio. Also included are more than 160 19th-century newspapers published before 1825, offering fascinating perspectives on Westward expansion, the Early National era and other major topics. Rounding out the collection are more than 200 newspapers published between 1825 and 1900, including the first papers published in the newly formed states of Arizona, Montana, Nebraska, and North Dakota.
Based on the renowned holdings of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS), Series 10 also includes titles from the Wisconsin Historical Society and other institutions. "As the nation’s chief repository for early American newspapers, the American Antiquarian Society is proud of our long-standing partnership with Readex to make newspapers more readily available to scholars worldwide," says Ellen S. Dunlap, President of the American Antiquarian Society. "Early American Newspapers, Series 10 draws from some of our rarest early newspaper holdings, and exemplifies our enduring effort to add newly discovered titles and editions to this expanding Readex series."
As part of America’s Historical Newspapers, Early American Newspapers, Series 10 shares a common interface with all other Readex newspaper collections, enabling seamless searching with 20th-Century American Newspapers, American Ethnic Newspapers, American Newspaper Archives, Caribbean Newspapers and all previous series of Early American Newspapers.
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