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Austin American Statesman

Date Location
1871 - 1975 Austin American Statesman Historical Database
1973 - 1980  ProQuest Historical Newspapers - Austin American Statesman
1980 - present Briscoe Center for American History - Microfilm

Sept. 1997 - Dec. 2003 and

April 2012 - April 2019

Newspaper Source Plus

1989 - present

(4 week lag)

1989 - present Newsbank at Austin Public Library (requires Library card)


Other Local Newspapers

Historical Texas Newspapers

  • Many newspapers offer individual subscriptions to archives for a small fee. For instance, the Dallas Morning News offers an ePaper + subscription for $4.95 a week for individuals (if your department had budget for it). If you start searching here: those options appear.
  • Austin Public Library has Newsbank, a database of newspapers and broadcasts. Within Newsbank, you can go to an A-Z source list to see the titles, or you can search for sources by location. You must live in Austin and have a library card (you can get one virtually here) to use the service.

Newsbank has these Texas newspapers (plus many others):

  • Austin American Statesman from 1989 – present
  • Houston Chronicle from 1985-2020
  • Dallas Morning News from 1984 - 2016 

Local Media

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