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Baltimore Sun

Founded by 1837 by Arunah Shepherdson Abell in 1837, the Sun remains Baltimore's newspaper of record. The most complete index to the Sun is held in the Maryland Department at the Enoch Pratt Free Library.

--- For a history of the Sun, see Harold A. Williams. 1987. The Baltimore Sun, 1837-1987. Baltimore, MD: JHU Press.



The JHU Libraries have the following years of the Baltimore Sun and a few related publications:

Baltimore Sun ONLINE

  • Read daily issues from 2004 to today through PressReader. The Sunday edition is also available through PressReader here.
  • Read and search archival holdings from 1990 to the present through ProQuest.
  • Read and search archival holdings from 1837 to 1994 through ProQuest.
  • Click here for additional ways to read the Baltimore Sun online.

Baltimore Sun IN PRINT

Baltimore Sun Blogs

Baltimore Daily Gazette

The Baltimore Banner

Baltimore Newspapers

Founded in 1892 by John Henry Murphy, the Baltimore Afro-American is the flagship of the Afro-American newspaper chain.

The JHU Magazine published an article about the archiving project in November 2011.

Here is more history about the Baltimore Afro-American.



Founded by David Alter in 1919, the Baltimore Jewish Times is Baltimore's oldest Jewish publication. 

The Baltimore Business Journal, published since 1983, documents developments in Baltimore's business community. 

Other Baltimore-related newspapers and news sources available through the JHU libraries can be found in the catalog.

Special Collections

Baltimore News American

  • A digital collection, hosted by University of Maryland

Baltimore News American Photograph Collection