Brown subscribes to many online newspapers with content ranging from the 19th century to the current day. We also own many newspapers on microform. For recent newspapers (1980-present), see our Online Newspapers page. For older news coverage, see our resource guides for Historical Periodicals and Historical Newspapers.
The Library holds over 250 named collections (A-Z List) which are distinguished by their specialized subject matter, age, uniqueness, or value. Most of the listed collections are located in the a list of digitized collections. For questions about special collections in the John Hay Library, contact Holly_Snyder@brown.edu
Brown University History
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