Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Collection of Historical Newspaper Issues, 1723-1941

Scope and Content Note

The Collection of Historical Newspaper Issues is comprised of newspapers dating from 1723 to 1941 and includes English, French, German, Icelandic, and Japanese-language materials. The collection is composed predominately of U.S. newspapers from Massachusetts (Boston Evening Transcript, Boston Gazette and Country Journal, New England Courant); Connecticut (Christian Secretary, Connecticut Courant, Hartford Weekly Times, Litchfield Enquirer); New York (Cazenovia Republican, The Combined New York Morning Papers, The Sun); Oregon (Deutsche Zeitung, The Morning Oregonian, Oregon Journal, Oregon Statesman, The Philomath Journal); and other regions of the United States. The collection also includes several U.S. military titles including The Hatchet, printed on the U.S.S. George Washington during World War I, Here and There With the 31st, published by U.S. forces assigned to the Trans-Siberian railroad during the Russian Civil War, and Trench and Camp, an Army YMCA publication.

Also included are several publications from the United Kingdom (The Arbroath Guide; The Bournemouth Daily Echo; Branksome and East Dorset Herald); Japan (The Japan Advertiser, Hochi Shimbun); Canada (Lögberg--an Icelandic-language paper); France (Le Figaro); and Germany (Deutsche Landwirtschaftliche Presse).


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