Historical Periodical Indexes
Find accounts of a time period by using print and online periodical indexes. The following index older periodicals:
|International Index to Periodicals||1923-1952||AI3 .R49 2nd Floor Ref|
|New York Times Index||1851-present||AI3 .R496 2nd Floor Ref|
|Periodical Contents Index||1750-1995|
|Poole's Index to Periodical Literature||1802-1906||AI3 .P7 2nd Floor Ref|
|Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature||1890-present||AI3 .R48 2nd Floor Ref|
Note that Hekman Library owns a number of periodicals in hard copy that date back to the early 20th century (including popular U.S. magazines such as Life or Time). These print versions provide invaluable access to advertisements, photography, and other “ephemeral” historical material.
If your event is more recent, also see our Guide for Finding Newspaper Articles.