Amateur Newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society

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Amateur Newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society is an extensive collection of amateur publications that were written, edited, and published primarily by young people, aged 12-20, during the second half of the 19th century. The archive features tens of thousands of issues and includes editorials, original short fiction, essays, poetry and more. It provides resources for researchers looking to make connections with the era, and provides insights into the ways teens and young adults viewed their hometowns, their country, and the world around them in the 19th century.

This collection can also be searched on Gale Primary Sources, an integrated platform that combines Gale’s digital archives into a single cross-searchable interface.

Provider: Gale
Coverage: 1801-1900

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