The following older newspapers are available in the Gingrich Library on microfilm.
To find books and AV materials at Albright, use cataLION.
You can search by author, title, or subject. Two types of searching are keyword and browsing. Try several types of search. The results will be different.
In cataLION it is possible to narrow your search to only find items from prior to 1900. Go to the advanced search option in Catalion. In the publication date range type in the date you are looking for.
If you use the ( -) sign before the year ex. -1900 catalion will bring up everything published during or before 1900.
If you use the ( -) sign after 1900 ex. 1900- catalion will bring up everything published after 1900.
The Gingrich Library also has hard bound copies of Benjamin Franklin's “Pennsylvania Gazette” (1728-1789) located on the third floor on the periodical shelves.
The databases listed below provide access to materials that are pre 1900. JSTOR enables you to look as far back as 1800 on certain topics!
ARTstor allows you to see art created pre 1900.