The Times Digital Archive, covering the years 1785-1985. this access begins on Sunday, April 10th for one week only!
It contains every page as published from 200 years of The Times of London (England).
The text within the images is fully searchable at the article level. Users can easily search news articles, classfied ads, obituaries, birth, death and marriage notices, — virtually everything that appeared in the newspaper. Results are displayed at the article level and users may view the article — or the full page upon which it appeared.
If you have relatives who lived or passed through London at some point in time, this database may hold some surprises for you.Even doing a simple surname search, synagogue or business query may yield new information about your family.
The Timescovered all major international historical events from the French Revolution to the Falkland War. Functioning similarly to the ProQuest databases of historical newspapers, every page has been scanned and digitized.For more information about this free week and the various databases, go to:
1. A Web browser such as Internet Explorer or Netscape 2. The browser must be configured to accept cookies 3. A monitor configured to have at least 800X600 screen resolution 4. Java script must be enabled in the browser
In addtion to the Times of London database, they are also offering their Biographical and Genealogical Master Index, Info Trac on religion and philosophy, Miliatary and Intelligence Database, and many others.
Remember--this access begins on Sunday, April 10th for one week only!