San José Mercury News Historical Archive (Newsbank)

Three folded newspapers on a desk next to a mug of tea.

About this Resource

(1923-1985) Digital access to archived issues of the San Jose Mercury News; full-page scans include articles, obituaries, classifieds, and other advertising.

 Archives made possible thanks to a gift in loving memory of Susan Renzel Carter.


Looking for additional access to Mercury News articles?

Read the online edition at any SJPL location or from home.

Visit the King Library for access to articles from 1861 onward:

Articles in the public domain (95 years and older) are available from the California Digital Newspaper Collection.

Additional access is available from History San José and other local libraries.