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Local History and Genealogy Resources
A guide to the local history and genealogy resources at Coates Library.
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Other History Resources
Coates Library has resources to help genealogists and researchers with topics that go beyond just Trinity University and San Antonio. This page highlights our holdings that cover Texas, the American Southwest, Mexico, and more.
African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 enables users to search more than 270 African American newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries. Created in partnership with the Wisconsin Historical Society, the Kansas State Historical Society and the Library of Congress, African American Newspapers chronicles a century and a half of the African American experience.
Chronicling America provides information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages from 1836-1922. Use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
This database offers full-text and full-image articles from the New York Times and Washington Post; the collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue in downloadable PDF files.