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Colored Conventions Research Project - Occidental College: 19th-Century Newspapers

This guide was adapted form the Resources for Colored Conventions Research Guide at the University of Delaware.

Search Tips

Searching African American Historical Newspapers offers tips for searching a variety of historical newspaper databases.

Locating Weekly Anglo-African Issues

Saving and Printing Newspaper Articles

Databases for Full-Text Historical Newspapers

Print and Digitized Newspaper Issues from the Center for Research Libraries

Occidental is a member of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL). Items can be borrowed from CRL through interlibrary loan, even if they are print newspapers. Christian Recorder microfilm reels are available.

The CRL offers selected digitized issues of historical newspapers such as the Weekly Anglo-African. Click here to search the CRL catalog for available digitized issues.