Newspapers.com is an online newspaper archive service. Newspapers.com is owned by Ancestry. Ancestry was founded in 1983 by Paul Brent Allen and Dan Taggart. It is based in Lehi, Utah. It is one of the largest genealogy websites in the world. The current CEO of Ancestry is Margo Georgiadis. Newspapers.com was founded in 2012.
Newspapers.com features archives and articles from over 11,000 newspapers. Articles are available from the eras 1700s-2000s. New subscribers can enjoy a free 7-day trial. During the trial, you will be able to access all of the features of the website. Newspapers.com is an ideal website to use if you are a historian, teacher, researcher, or genealogist. You can easily search by name of newspaper or location, as Newspapers.com features newspapers in the United States and various other countries. You can find news, notices of births and deaths, marriage and divorce information, sports, comics, local news and more. All content is high-quality, and the online viewer provides an up-close and personal look at the newspapers. You can easily print, save, or share the articles that you look up. On the home page, there is also a “What happened on this day” section, allowing you to see some of the breaking news and history that occurred on the given day.
Once your trial is up, you can subscribe to a paid membership. The Newspapers.com Basic membership includes 140 million+ pages from over 10,000 newspapers dating back to the 1700s, easy clipping and sharing, and regular updates. It is $7.95 per month or $44.95 for a 6-month membership. The upgraded Newspapers.com Publisher Extra plan is $19.90 per month or $74.90 per 6-months. It includes the same as the basic plan, but you will also get over 300 million additional pages that are licensed from publishers. You will also see archives through last month. The Publisher Extra Years include more content from more years.
Cancelling your account is easy and we’ve made it easier. Simply follow the instructions below to cancel your Newspapers.com account today.
- First Name
- Last Name
- Phone Number
- Email Address
- Billing Address
- ZIP/Postal Code
- Reason for Cancellation
- Last 4 Digits of Card
- Date of Last Charge
- Amount of Last Charge
- Head over to newspapers.com
- Login with your email address and password
- Scrolling down, find “Help” at the very bottom of the page
- Continue by clicking on the “Help” link
- Scrolling down, find “Cancel” near the bottom of the page
- Continue by clicking on the “Cancel” link
- Put your info in the places provided
- It’s important to keep the info about your cancellation, just in case!