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=== Libraries and Archives  ===
 
=== 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.  
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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.
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[http://culture.alberta.ca/paa/ Provincial Archives of Alberta] <br> 8555 Roper Road <br>Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5W1 <br>Telephone: 780-427-1750 <br>Email: paa@gov.ab.ca <br>
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*The Legislature Library has a nearly complete collection of weeklies from 1905.
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Legislative Assembly of Alberta - [http://www.assembly.ab.ca/lao/library/index.htm Library Services] <br>216 Legislature Building <br>10800-97th Avenue <br>Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2B6 <br>Telephone: (780)427- 2473 <br>Email: [mailto:library.requests@assembly.ab.ca library.requests@assembly.ab.ca] <br>
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Both the Provincial Archives and Legislature Library have newspapers.<ref>Taylor, Ryan, "Canada Newspaper Indexes and Abstracts (National Institute)," ''The National Institute for Genealogical Studies'' (2012), https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Canada_Newspaper_Indexes_and_Abstracts_%28National_Institute%29.</ref>
  
 
=== Digital Issues Online  ===
 
=== Digital Issues Online  ===

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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.

Provincial Archives of Alberta
8555 Roper Road
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5W1
Telephone: 780-427-1750
Email: paa@gov.ab.ca

  • The Legislature Library has a nearly complete collection of weeklies from 1905.

Legislative Assembly of Alberta - Library Services
216 Legislature Building
10800-97th Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2B6
Telephone: (780)427- 2473
Email: library.requests@assembly.ab.ca

Both the Provincial Archives and Legislature Library have newspapers.[2]

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.
  2. Taylor, Ryan, "Canada Newspaper Indexes and Abstracts (National Institute)," The National Institute for Genealogical Studies (2012), https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Canada_Newspaper_Indexes_and_Abstracts_%28National_Institute%29.

 

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