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Sinking of 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 "sinking of the Titanic" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    Bruce Ismay, Captain Smith, Carpathia, Titanic, White Star Line.
  • Be aware that many newspapers published detailed accounts of the sinking with more accuracy beginning on April 17th, when additional information was becoming available.
  • Use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results. To narrow your results for this topic,search between April 14 - May 31, 1912.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America