Chronicling America - This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1860-1922 from 20 different states plus the District of Columbia. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).
Six Richmond newspaper titles are currently part of Chronicling America and are as follows (included in the list below is a seventh newspaper,
the Free Lance, published in
Virginia Chronicle is a new digital newspaper resource offered by the Library of Virginia that is fully text searchable and free to all patrons. The online resource contains all the titles found at the Library of Congress' Chronicling America site with additional titles that are either out of scope for the National Digital Newspaper Program or titles the Library believes to be of special interest, such as the Farm Bureau News and Our Church Paper, to name just two examples.
To Search in the Library Catalog for historic Richmond newspapers that the library has on microfilm, just do a keyword search in the catalog using the following search term "Richmond" and "newspaper" and "microfilm".
The Richmond Daily Dispatch, November 1860 through December 1865 is available online - the result of a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and collaboration between the University of Richmond, Tufts University's Perseus Project, and the Virginia Center for Digital History.
Selected Newspaper Article about Richmond, VA during the Civil War is available from Civil War Richmond.
The Collegian, the University of Richmond student newspaper, is online, with searchable articles from 1914 to 2006.
Other Online Newspapers:
Use databases to search for articles and essays from many different architectural history and humanities journals.
American Architect and Building News - Special Collections and Archives houses the following volumes of this important journal:
v.1 (1876), v.3 (1878: Jan.-June), v.5/6 (1879), v.11/12 (1882), v.23 (1888: Jan.-June), v.71 (1901: Jan.-March) through v.94 (1908:July-Dec.); Title change to the American Architect: v.95 (1909: Jan.-June) through v.98 (1910:July-Dec.), v.101 (1912) through v.102 (1912).
Many copies are also now available online - HERE.