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Ottoman Turkish Collections in the Library of Congress

Ottoman Newspapers and Periodicals

The Near East Section holds a collection of Ottoman Turkish newspapers and periodicals, which includes approximately 120 number of titles, covering history, foreign relations, literature, law, military and geography, primarily from 1870 to 1920. This collection may be accessed through the African and Middle Eastern Reading Room in LJ-229. There are microfilm readers in the reading room for researchers' use. Appointments to use the Ottoman newspapers or periodicals may be requested through Ask a Librarian.

The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are included when available.

Ottoman Newspapers and Periodicals

The Ottoman newspapers listed below are microfilmed and the Np number is the call number for the newspaper microfilm.

Below is a selected list of Ottoman periodicals in various subjects. Some have been microfilmed and have microfilm numbers while others have Library of Congress Classification call numbers. The full search results of the 112 bound Ottoman Turkish periodicals can be obtained in the using limits to the African and Middle Eastern Division and Ottoman Turkish language. The full search result is also available here (PDF, 122KB).