Access to Tweets from August-September 2012


I am looking to access Tweets of a public account (sports figure) from August-September of 2012 for a research project.
Is there a way to retrieve all the tweets sent from August-September?

I was able to retrieve the tweets sent from late september-now, but not the ones from August-September.

I would greatly appreciate help.


User timelines go back 3,200 tweets & retweets – for some users that covers a wide range of time, for other users just a few days. Search archives only go back about a week. To obtain this data otherwise, you’re going to have to look into alternate providers of Twitter data, such as