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Finding historical world newspapers at Princeton

Middle East


  • Early Hebrew Newspapers Project Jewish National and University Library, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
    Offers access to major titles of the early Hebrew press (19th and early 20th century).The project currently contains: Halevanon (1863-1886), Hamagid (1856-1903), Havazelet (1863-1911),Hazefirah (1862-1931). Produced by Hebrew University, Jewish National and University Library.
  • Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies
    An index to journal and newspaper articles, books, and web sites on the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa. Coverage is from 1900 to the present.


Mail & guardian [Johannesburg, South Africa]

Rand Daily Mail 

  • (1902-1985)
  • Major paper from South Africa.

Africa: reference

  • African newspapers in the Library of Congress. Compiled by John Pluge, Jr.; Serial and Government Publications Division, Research Services. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., 1984.
    Trustee Reading Room Reference (DR): Firestone Z6959.Z9 L53 1984
  • The Black press in South Africa and Lesotho: a descriptive bibliographic guide to African, Coloured, and Indian newspapers, newletters, and magazines, 1836-1976. Les Switzer and Donna Switzer. Boston: Hall, c1979.
    Firestone Z6960.S6 S94