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Jack the Ripper: 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 "Jack the Ripper" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase: White Chapel District, Whitechapel District, LondonMary Ann Nichols, Annie Chapman (Anna Chapman), Elizabeth Stride (Hippy Lip Annie), Catherine Eddowes, Mary Jane Kelly (Mary Kelly), The Whitechapel Fiend, and Jack the Ripper.
  • Narrow the dates of the search results to 1888-1891, the time period when Jack the Ripper was active.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America