1857 to 1912

HarpWeek provides electronic access to Harper’s Weekly, America's leading 19th century illustrated newspaper, for a 56-year period: 1857-1912. The database makes it possible for you to discover the lively news stories, illustrations, cartoons, editorials, biographies, literature and even advertisements that shaped and reflected public opinion in this era. You can browse through 56 years of Harper’s Weekly page by page, locate specific articles based on search terms or phrases you specify, or use sophisticated indexing and synopsis tools to comb through thousands of Harper’s Weekly articles.

Materials Indexed: Newspaper Articles Database Type: Index Interface Language: English Materials Language: English Subject: News Sources, Primary Sources Broad Category: Multidisciplinary