Widener Collection of Newspapers on Microfilm
The Newspaper Microfilm Reading Room (NMRR) in Widener Library and the adjacent stacks contain a selection of United States and foreign newspapers on microfilm, including the back file of the current newspaper collection. Materials can be viewed, scanned, and copied from microfilm readers in the room. Materials do not circulate.
Widener Library provides a finding aid for newspapers on microfilm held in its collection. Go to Widener Newspapers on Microfilm Collection Search
Additional newspaper titles that are held throughout all of Harvard's libraries can be accessed via the HOLLIS catalog. Newspapers on microfilm housed off-site at the Harvard Depository can be requested through HOLLIS and retrieved for use on the next business day.
Questions about the collection should be directed to the Serials Services Division by e-mail or by phone at 617-496-8273.
- Other significant newspaper collections can be found in the Boston Public Library Newspaper Room, State Library of Massachusetts Newspapers and Periodicals, and the Library of Congress Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room.