University Libraries offer Hispanic American newspapers from 1808 to 1980

September 06, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Available to individuals with a Penn State Access ID, Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980 represents the single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries. The distinctive collection features hundreds of Hispanic American newspapers, including many long scattered and forgotten titles published in the 19th century. Based on the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project, a national research effort directed by professor Nicolas Kanellos, this digital resource is the first in a new American Ethnic Newspapers series, available within America's Historical Newspapers.

Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980 is one of many databases provided by the University Libraries in Databases by Title (A-Z) at

For more information or if you anticipate needing accessibility accommodations, please contact Manuel Ostos, humanities librarian for Spanish and Latin American studies, at or 814-865-3693.

Last Updated September 06, 2013