Resource Spotlight: Historic New York Times

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Resource Spotlight: Historic New York Times

Published on August 11 2010

Interested in what newspaper ads looked like in the Mad Men years?  Curious to find out how events such as the sinking of the Titanic or the Apollo landing unfolded in the press?  The Brock Library has online access to a number of historical newspapers, including the New York Times (1851-2006).  You can use this database to find news, editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, historical photos and advertisements.

Image from the New York Times

Historical newspapers allow researchers access to a wide variety of materials.