Go Back in Time? Travel As Far as 1851 With Your New York Times Subscription

Did you know that you can read articles from 1851 with your New York Times subscription?

The New York Times Article Archive contains articles dating back to 1851, which can be accessed through archive search. Articles from 1851-1980 are available either in full-text or partial articles. Full-text versions are available for all articles published after 1980.

Full-text archive articles include the entire text of an article. Partial articles include an excerpt of the article and a link to TimesMachine where subscribers can view the entire article in its original form.
The New York Times Article Archive is accessible to everyone. Articles from 1851-1922, 1964 and 1987-today do count toward non-subscribers’ limited article views.

TimesMachine provides searchable, browsable page scans of every issue of The New York Times published between 1851 and 2002.

Additionally, TimesMachine includes PDF versions of articles from 1851-1980. Your subscription allows you up to 100 PDF downloads per month. Articles published after 1980 are available only in full-text form and not as PDFs.

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