Digital Archives of the Daily News and Sun-Times now available

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The Library is pleased to announce that we now provide access for University of Chicago faculty, students, and staff to the full archives of the Chicago Daily News and Chicago Sun-Times through NewsBank's Access World News database.

The Chicago Daily News was a major afternoon newspaper that was published from 1875 - 1978. It was noted for its journalism and won 13 Pulitzer Prizes. Noted columnist Mike Royko began his Chicago writing career there. Explore the archives here
Chicago Daily News Historical Archive

The Sun-Times launched in 1948 as the merger of the Chicago Sun and the Chicago Times. It was the home of columnist Irv Kupcinet, sportswriter Jerome Holtzman, and film critic Roger Ebert. The Historical Archive includes:

  • Chicago Sun-Times, 1948 - 1985
  • Chicago Sun, 1941 - 1948
  • Chicago Daily Times, 1929 - 1948

Explore the Archives here
Chicago Sun-Times Historical Archive

The Sun-Times, 1986 - present is available in a separate search
Current Sun-Times access in Access World News