Newspapers on Microfilm

 

The following historical newspapers are available on microfilm in the Multimedia Room of the Bata Library. Each newspaper is also listed in TOPCAT with a location code of MRR [NEWS] or [SHELVES].

Note that most of these papers do not have indexes.

The list is not updated regularly.

Newspapers by Region

Peterborough Newspapers

Daily Examiner, 1892-1905
Evening Examiner, 1905-1931
Morning Times, 1895, 1898-1912
Peterborough Daily Examiner and Peterborough Examiner Weekly, 1858-1892
Peterborough Examiner, 1932-Present
Peterborough Papers (Various Newspapers), ca. 1845-1852
Peterborough Review, 1854-1920
Peterborough Times, 1872-1884, 1912-1914

Lindsay Newspapers

Canadian Post, 1861-1898
Evening Post, 1900; 1920-1922
Lindsay Post, 1907-1920; 1922-1986
Victoria Daily Standard, 1870-1873
Victoria Warder, 1870-1899
Watchman, 1888-1899
Watchman Warder (merger of Victoria Warder and Watchman), 1899-1929
Weekly Post, 1899-1907

Other Area Newspapers

Ajax Advertiser, 1955-1983
Beaverton Express, 1882-1939
Bobcaygeon Independent (includes various other Bobcaygeon papers), 1876-1937
Campbellford Herald, 1873-1900
Canadian Statesman (Bowmaville), 1868-1900
Cobourg Daily Star, 1978-1986
Cobourg Sentinel, 1861-1878
Cobourg Star, 1831-1849; 1868-1869
Hastings Newspapers (various titles), 1929-1966
Hastings Star, 1973-1985
Havelock Standard, 1898-1974
Oshawa Vindicator and Ontario Reformer, 1862-1873; 1922-1927
Oshawa Daily Times, 1927-1932; 1940; 1946-1964
Pickering News, 1887-1888; 1896-1898; 1900-1964
Port Hope Guide (includes various other Port Hope papers), 1855-1934
Port Hope Telegraph and Newcastle Advertiser (includes Port Hope Warder and Constitutional Advocate), 1832
Port Hope Times and County of Durham British Canadian (includes Port Hope Daily Times, 1870-1927), 1870-1906
Port Hope Watchman and Durham and Northumberland Advertiser (includes the British Ensign), 1850-1852

Belleville - Trenton Area Newspapers

Brighton Ensign, 1895-1957
Courier Advocate (Trenton), 1950-1960
Daily Ontario (Belleville), 1910-1929
Free Press (Picton), 1833-1834
Hallowell Free Press (Picton), 1830-1833
Hastings Chronicle (Belleville), 1850; 1855-1856; 1861-1867
Intelligencer (Belleville) (includes both the Daily and Ontario Intelligencer), 1901-1960
Picton Gazette, 1860-1873
Trent Valley Advocate (Trenton), 1880-1887
Trenton Advocate, 1889-1900
Trenton Courier, 1867-1919
Trenton Courier Advocate, 1926-1949
Trentonian/Tri-County News (Trenton), 1957-1986
Weekly Intelligencer (Belleville), 1902-1922
Weekly Ontario and Bay of Quinte Chronicle (Belleville), 1910-1917; 1919-1925

Toronto Newspapers

Canadian Farmer's Sun, 1892-1896
Colonial Advocate, 1824-1834
Correspondent and Advocate, 1833-1837
Daily Leader, 1853-1860
Daily Mail and Empire (merger of Daily Mail and Empire), 1895-1905
Empire, 1887-1895
Examiner, 1840-1855
Farmer's Sun, 1920-1930
Globe, 1844-1936
Globe and Mail (merge of Globe and Mail and Empire), 1936-1998
Independent, 1849-1850
Leader, 1870-1878
The Mail, 1872-1880
Nation, 1874-1876
North American, 1850-1855
Ontario Workman, 1872-1873
Patriot, 1832-1840
Sunday Star, 1978-1980
Toiler, 1902-1904
Toronto Daily Leader, 1860-1869
Toronto Daily Mail, 1880-1895
Toronto Native Times, 1970-1978
Toronto Patriot, 1840-1844
Toronto Star, 1968-present
Toronto Telegram, 1910-1913
Upper Canada Gazette, 1793-1848
Week, 1883-1896
Weekly Sun, 1897-1919
Welland Canal, 1835

 

 

Western Ontario Newspapers

Title 

Place 

Dates 

Brant County Herald

Brantford

1857-1858

Evening Palladium

Hamilton

1884-1886

Hamilton Gazette

Hamilton

1852-1855

Labour Advocate
(includes various Hamilton Labour Newspapers)

Hamilton

1883-1910

London Advertiser

London

1896-1906

London Free Press

London

1874-1916

Niagara Peninsula Papers
(includes various papers from the Niagara Region)

1799-1910

 

Palladium of Labour

Hamilton

1883-1884

St. Catharines Papers
(includes various papers)

St. Catharines

1832-1875

St. Catharines Farmers' Journal and Welland Canal Intelligencer

St. Catharines

1826-1830

St. Thomas Liberal

St. Thomas

1832-1833

Windsor Herald

Windsor

1855-1856

Woodville Advocate

Woodville

1878-1888

 

Eastern Ontario Newspapers

Title 

Place 

Dates

Bathurst Courier

Perth/Ottawa

1843-1855

Brockville Gazette

Brockville

1828-1832

Brockville Recorder

Brockville

1830-1849

Bytown Gazette

Ottawa

1836-1845

Chronicle and Gazette
(includes Kingston Commercial Advertiser)

Kingston

1833-1845

Daily British Whig

Kingston

1851-1853

Kingston Chronicle

Kingston

1819-1832

Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa

1846-1892

Ottawa Times

Ottawa

1865-1877

Perth Courier

Perth

1855-1873

 

Quebec Newspapers

Title 

Place 

Dates 

L'Avenir

Montreal

1847-1857

Le Canadien

Quebec

1806-1825

Le Courier du canada

Quebec

1862-1873

Le Devoir

Montreal

1910-Present

Gazette

Montreal

1785-1877

Gazette

Montreal

1979-Present

La Minerve

Montreal

1826-1854

Montreal Herald

Montreal

1863-1873

Montreal Star

Montreal

1869-1921

Montreal Star

Montreal

Jan-June, 1978

Montreal Star

Montreal

Feb-Sept, 1979

Morning Chronicle

Quebec

1869-1873

New Dominion Monthly

Montreal

1867-1971; 1874-9

L'Ordre

Montreal

1858-1871

La Patrie

Montreal

1879-1920

Le Pays

Montreal

1862-1871

Pilot

Montreal

1844-1861

La Presse

Montreal

1959-1961; 1970 (film)

La Presse

Montreal

1988-1992 (Fiche set 1644)

Revue Canadienne

Montreal

1864-1922

 

Atlantic Canada Newspapers

Title

Place

Dates

Acadiensis

St. John, N.B.

1901-1908

British Colonist

Halifax

1862-1873

The Citizen

Halifax

1874-1877

Halifax Chronicle Herald

Halifax

1960-1978

Halifax Citizen

Halifax

1863-1873

Evening Mercury

St. John's, NFLD

1882-1889

Halifax Herald

Halifax

1892-1948

Halifax Morning Chronicle

Halifax

1862-1879

Islander

Charlottetown

1842-1871

Morning Chronicle

Halifax

1869-1876

Morning Freeman

St. John

1851-1879

Morning Herald

Halifax

1880-1891

Nova Scotian

Halifax

1824-1870

Royal Gazette and Newfoundland Advertiser

St. John's, NFLD

1810-1885

St. John Daily News

St. John, N.B.

1863-1873

St. John Weekly Freeman

St. John, N.B.

1879-1884

Telegraph Journal

St. John's, NFLD

1824-1931

Yarmouth Herald

Yarmouth, N.S.

1833-1873

 

Western Canada Newspapers

Title

Place

Dates

Calgary Herald

Calgary

1978-1980

Calgary Eye

Calgary

1902-1922

Daily Colonist

Victoria, B.C.

1858-1893

Edmonton Bulletin

Edmonton

1880-1906

The Leader

Regina

1890-1906

Le Manitoba

Winnipeg

1881-1925

Metis

Winnipeg

1871-1881

Nor'wester

Winnipeg

1859-1869

Pedestal

Vancouver

1969-1974

Regina Leader

Regina

1883-1890

Regina Standard

Regina

1891-1906

Saskatchewan Herald

Battleford (Sask)

1878-1900

United Farmer

Calgary

1922-1935

Winnipeg Free Press

Winnipeg

1874-1921

Winnipeg Free Press

Winnipeg

1932-1941

 

Northern Canada and Native Newspapers

Title

Place

Dates

Ammsa

Edmonton

1983-1986

Kainai News

Standoff, Alta

1968-1969

Native Press

Yellowknife, Nwt

1971-1974; 1977; 1979-1989

Native Voice

Vancouver

1946-1997

News of the North

Yellowknife

1969-Present

Press Independent

Somba K'e, Nwt

1990-1992

Whitehorse Star

Whitehorse, Yt.

1984-1993

Windspeaker

Edmonton, Alta

1986-Present

 

Other Canadian Newspapers

Title

Place

Dates

Financial Post

Toronto

1907-1998

Northern Miner

Toronto

1915-1998

Quill and Quire

Toronto

1935-Present

 

Foreign Newspapers

Title

Place

Dates

The Australia

Australia

1983-1994

Daily Telegraph

London, U.K.

1978-1979

London Gazette

London, U.K.

1675-1900

Le Monde

Paris

1973-1995

Oxford Gazette

Oxford, U.K.

1665-1675

Saturday Evening Post

Philadelphia, US

1930-1945

New York Times

New York

1914-Present

New York Review of Books

New York

1963-1990

Times

London, U.K.

1785-1920; 1939-Present

Times Educational Supplement

London, U.K.

1973-81

Times Higher Educational Suppl.

London, U.K.

1977-Present

Times Literary Supplement

London, U.K.

1965-Present

Japan Times

Japan

1897-1909

BBC Home Service 9:00 P.M. News

Microfiche set 1334

1939-1945

Christian Science Monitor

 

1967-1981

 

French Language Newspapers

Title

Place

Dates

L'Avenir

 

 

Le Canadien

Quebec

1806-1825

Le Courier de Canada

Quebec

1862-1872

Le Devoir

Montreal

1910-Present

Le Manitoba

Winnipeg

1881-1925

La Minerve

Montreal

1826-1854

Le Monde

Paris

1973-Present

Metis

Winnipeg

1871-1881

L'Ordre

Montreal

1858-1871

La Patrie

Montreal

1879-1920

Le Pays

Montreal

1862-1871

La Presse

Montreal (fiche set #1644)

1959-1961; 1970; 1988-1992

Revue Canadienne

Montreal

1864-1922

List provided by Janice Millard, 2012.  Not updated.