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Alberta’s first newspaper, ''The Edmonton Bulletin'', started publication in 1880; ''The Calgary Herald'' in 1883. ''The Calgary Tribune'', 1883, became''The Albertan'' in 1886. Local newspapers ran in small cities and towns but often intermittently.<ref>Borgstede, Arlene. "Alberta Newspapers (National Institute)," ''National Institute for Genealogical Studies'' (2012), https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Alberta_Newspapers_%28National_Institute%29.</ref>
  
 
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Resources for Alberta Newspapers

Newspapers can be a very valuable source of information; from an overview of life in an ancestor’s community to an informative obituary on his/her life.

Alberta’s first newspaper, The Edmonton Bulletin, started publication in 1880; The Calgary Herald in 1883. The Calgary Tribune, 1883, becameThe Albertan in 1886. Local newspapers ran in small cities and towns but often intermittently.[1]

Libraries and Archives

Collections of Alberta newspapers are at the Provincial Archives, the Alberta Legislative Library, the Glenbow-Alberta Institute Library, the University of Alberta Library, the University of Lethbridge Library, and the University of Calgary Library.

Digital Issues Online

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives
  • The Lethbridge Herald is available online. The paper is available at both the Lethbridge Herald Newspaper Collection ($) and NewspaperArchive.com ($). Note: Both sites are run by NewspaperArchive.com, however, the two sites have different subscription prices. NewspaperArchive.com provides access to thousands of other newspapers as well.

Wainwright Public Library

Wainwright Newspaper Archives Wainwright Star Newspaper 100 years digitized and searchable. Go to bottom of the library page for link.

Indexes

Web Sites

The Census Finder Website for Alberta has references for holdings in addition to census, including additional Alberta Newspapers and also Alberta Obituary indexes:

http://www.censusfinder.com/alberta-canada-census-records.htm

References

  1. Borgstede, Arlene. "Alberta Newspapers (National Institute)," National Institute for Genealogical Studies (2012), https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Alberta_Newspapers_%28National_Institute%29.