Please Note: For clarity of reading these newspapers, we recommend using either the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.
These are free and can be downloaded to your device from their website.

> Type the search criteria for what you're searching for into the box below, and then
> Click "OK" to search the Manchester Historical Society web site's newspapers "News" folder.

General rules for inputting Google search parameters:

To find pages with... Do this in the search box...
all of the words in a series Type the important words: tricolor rat terrier
an exact word or phrase Put exact words in quotes: "rat terrier"
any of the words in a series Type OR between all the words you want: miniature OR standard
none of the words in a series (exclude the file with the words) Put a minus sign just before words you don't want: -rodent, -"Jack Russell"
numbers ranging from: nnn to: nnn Put 2 periods between the numbers and add a unit of measure: 10..35 lb, $300..$500, 2010..2015
restrict a search to a series of years For each year, precede the value with inurl:*nnnn such as
inurl:*1964  inurl:*1965  inurl:*1966   with each year-set separated by a space.
(There is no true date-range capability here; instead we're using a portion of the PDFs' filenames to identify the year the edition was published.)
If you'd prefer to build the search criteria using Google's Advanced Search facility,

> First select and Copy this search path filetype:pdf   pointing to the location of our scanned newspapers.

> Then click  to access the Google Advanced Search page

> And finally Paste the search path into the "site or domain" text box on the Google Advanced Search page.
(Doing the Copy and Paste will restrict the Advanced Search to the Manchester Historical Society's newspapers "News" folder and ensure that only the PDFs of our newspapers are examined.)