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Building the Titanic: Topics in Chronicling America

Search Strategies & Selected Articles

The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of the "building of the Titanic" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    Belfast, construction, Olympic, ship, Titanic, vessel, White Star line
  • Only search April 14, 1912 and before, or else all the articles will be about Titanic's disaster, not her construction.
  • Before the Titanic disaster, the word “titanic” was a very common adjective, so be sure to use one of the additional words in proximity when searching.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America