Online Resource - Newsbank: San José Mercury News Historical Archive
(1900-1985) Digital access to archived issues of the San Jose Mercury News; full-page scans include articles, obituaries, classifieds, and other advertising.
San Jose Mercury News Archives (1900-1985) made possible thanks to a legacy gift in loving memory of Susan Renzel Carter, a San Jose native and library lover.
Looking for additional access to Mercury News articles beyond the 1900-1985 date range? We can help:
- 1985+: Access text-only articles are available for 1985 onward.
- Current Editions: Read the current online edition at any SJPL location or from home.
- 1861+: Visit the King Library for access to articles from 1861 onward: