Difference between revisions of "User:National Institute sandbox 19A"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 39: Line 39:
==== '''British Columbia'''  ====
==== '''British Columbia'''  ====
[http://web.uvic.ca/~lang02/timescol/index.php Victoria Newspapers] 1858-1921
[http://web.uvic.ca/~lang02/timescol/index.php Victoria Newspapers] 1858-1921<br>
[http://pgnewspapers.lib.pg.bc.ca/ Prince George Newspapers Project]
[http://britishcolonist.ca/  The British Colonist] Online Edition: 1858-1910
[http://pgnewspapers.lib.pg.bc.ca/ Prince George Newspapers Project]<br>
[http://britishcolonist.ca/ The British Colonist] Online Edition: 1858-1910<br>
Terrace Public Library - [http://www.terracelibrary.ca/newspapers/ Eleanor Muehle Newspaper Archive] (1926-2008)
Terrace Public Library - [http://www.terracelibrary.ca/newspapers/ Eleanor Muehle Newspaper Archive] (1926-2008)

Revision as of 21:01, 7 March 2013

National Institute for Genealogical StudiesNational Institute for Genealogical Studies.gif

The original content for this article was contributed by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies in June 2012. It is an excerpt from their course Canadian: Newspaper Records  by Ryan Taylor, revised by Susanna de Groot, PLCGS. The Institute offers over 200 comprehensive genealogy courses for a fee ($).

Online Newspaper Resources

Here is a selected list of websites that can assist you with your research. This list is by no means extensive; some provide indexes while others have actual digital images. Most of these websites offer free access while others are fee based.

When looking for newspaper resources, be sure to check the public library, university library and local archives in the area of your research.


Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Newspapers on Microform

Library and Archives Canada - Checklist of Indexes to Canadian Newspapers Held by Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada - The Canada Gazette (1841-1997)

Canada Gazette -The Canada Gazette (1998-2007)

Library and Archives Canada - Special Editions of Canadian Newspapers 

Canadian War Museum - Democracy At War: Canadian Newspaper and the Second World War 


Our Roots - Alberta Newspapers, 1880-1982

Lethbridge Herald Newspaper Collection (1905-1955)

University of Alberta - Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers

Alberta Family Histories Society - Newspaper Announcements (1883-1902)

British Columbia

Victoria Newspapers 1858-1921

Prince George Newspapers Project

The British Colonist Online Edition: 1858-1910

Terrace Public Library - Eleanor Muehle Newspaper Archive (1926-2008)


Digital Resources on Manitoba History-Newspapers http://manitobia.ca/content/en/newspapers

University of Alberta - Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/

Ancestry.ca - Historical Newspaper Collection – Manitoba http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/periodicals/news/dblist.aspx?tp=3243&p=5003

New Brunswick

New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Daniel F. Johnson’s New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics (1784-1896) http://archives.gnb.ca/APPS/NewspaperVitalStats/default.aspx? culture=en-CA

New Brunswick Free Public Library - Newspaper Archives of New Brunswick (1871-1908) http://newbrunswick.newspaperarchive.com/Default.aspx

Newfoundland & Labrador

Historical Directory of Newfoundland and Labrador Newspapers http://staff.library.mun.ca/staff/newspapers/papers.htm

Memorial University Libraries - Historical Directory of Newfoundland & Labrador Newspapers http://www.library.mun.ca/qeii/newspapers/

Memorial University Digital Archives Initiative - The Daily News 1955-1963 http://collections.mun.ca/cdm4/description.php?phpReturn=type Listing.php&id=70

Memorial University Digital Archives Initiative - The Twillingate Sun (1880-1953) http://collections.mun.ca/cdm4/description.php?phpReturn=type Listing.php&id=30

Memorial University Digital Archives Initiative - Le Gaboteur (1984-Present) http://collections.mun.ca/cdm4/description.php?phpReturn=type Listing.php&id=36

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Genealogy Network Association - Nova Scotian Newspapers http://nsgna.ednet.ns.ca/nnewsp.html

Acadia University - Vaughan Memorial Library - Maritime Newspapers on Microfilm at Acadia http://library.acadiau.ca/find/newsa.html


Globe and Mail - Canada’s Heritage from 1844 http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEDB0057&R=EDB0057 This database is accessible with a Toronto Public Library Card or through ProQuest. Check with your local public or university library.

Toronto Star - Pages of the Past (since 1894) http://pagesofthepast.ca/ A subscription is required for access. The database is also accessible through the Toronto Public Library website with a library card.

Provincial Freeman (1854-1857) http://www.iath.virginia.edu/utc/africam/pfhp.html

Index to Names in the Christian Guardian Newspaper (1830s-1925) http://www.oocities.org/tljhfamily/CGIndex.html

Early Toronto Newspapers 1793-1867 http://www.edunetconnect.com/cat/oldnewspap/list.html

Halton’s Historical and Newspaper Records http://www.halinet.on.ca/localhistory/forms.htm

Ingersoll Chronicle Online Database http://www.ocl.net/genealogy/chronicle/

Ingersoll Tribune Online Database http://www.ocl.net/tribune/

Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island Newspaper Repositories http://www.islandregister.com/repositories.html


Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec - Digital Collection - Newspapers http://www.banq.qc.ca/ressources_en_ligne/bd_revues_journaux/index.html


Saskatchewan News Index 1884-2000 http://library2.usask.ca/sni/

University of Alberta - Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/

Yukon, Northwest Territories & Nunavut

Onestep - Ultimate List of Online Newspapers - Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut http://onestep.on.ca/findajob/yukon.html


Information in this Wiki page is excerpted from the online course Canadian: Newspaper Records offered by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. To learn more about this course or other courses available from the Institute, see our website. We can be contacted at wiki@genealogicalstudies.com

We welcome updates and additions to this Wiki page.