Archive for September, 2007

Question Regarding Access To With A Subscription To

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

Over the weekend World Vital Records, Inc. received an email from a woman about NewspaperARCHIVE. We thought it was a good question and wanted to share it with the rest of our newsletter subscribers in case they have the same question.

Question: With a subscription to, will NewspaperArchive be a limited access or will we be able to go directly to their Web site?

Answer: Your subscription at does not give you access to everything you would have received at NewspaperARCHIVE. The NewspaperARCHIVE collection acquired by are records from newspapers dated 1759-1923. This is not the full collection available at the NewspaperARCHIVE website. We are also still posting the data we have acquired from NewspaperARCHIVE since it is such an extensive collection of data.

When you search the NewspaperARCHIVE collection, or perform a search on and a search results appears in the NewspaperARCHIVE collection, you will see a link to the particular newspaper database that contains that information. The link takes you directly to the location of the newspaper image at

Wonderbase of the Week: NewspaperARCHIVE Databases and 100 State and Local Histories

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007 added 18 additional databases from NewspaperARCHIVE today (September 4, 2007). Databases from NewspaperARCHIVE will continue to be added to These databases include collections from California, Indiana, Iowa, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Each NewspaperARCHIVE database will be free to access until September 14, 2007. Some of these newspapers are additional issues that have been added to previously posted newspaper databases. Included in this launch are archives from the New York Times containing data from 1863, 1864, 1865, and 1918.

Also included as part of the Wonderbase of the Week is 100 state and local histories from the Quintin Publications Collections. Some of the databases from this launch include Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. These databases will also be free to access until September 14, 2007.