Fresh off The New York Times ending its TimesSelect product, Jason Kottke has compiled an awesome list of gems from the newly opened New York Times archive. Among them:
– The first mention of the World Wide Web in the Times in February 1993.
– Early report of Lincoln’s assassination…”The President Still Alive at Last Accounts”.
– The first mention of television (as a concept) in the Times, from February 1907.
Many more interesting Times archive nuggets over at Kottke.org