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Resources for Alberta Newspapers

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 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 ($) and ($). Note: Both sites are run by, however, the two sites have different subscription prices. 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.


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:


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