San Francisco Chronicle Archives

If you know someone who is an avid reader of the publication serving the Bay Area, then searching our San Francisco Chronicle historical archives will help you find an original newspaper to make a fascinating gift. Whether it’s a special birthday or an anniversary, you can select a date that’s memorable to you or a loved one and discover what events made headline news at the time. Our San Francisco Chronicle back issues make sentimental gifts for any occasion that won’t ever be forgotten, and we have thousands of back issues to choose from!

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San Francisco Chronicle

The San Francisco Chronicle serves primarily the San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California and publishes daily. Founded in 1865 as the Daily Dramatic Chronicle by teenage brothers Charles de Young and Michael H. de Young, the newspaper is now owned by the Hearst Corporation who bought the newspaper from the de Young family in 2000. The San Francisco Chronicle is the only daily newspaper covering the city and county of San Francisco.


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