Nova Scotia Newspapers

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Resources for Nova Scotia Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Newspapers are a helpful source when church and community records do not exist or are incomplete. Up to the late 1800s, few births were reported, and most marriages and deaths reported were of people in high social positions.

Newspaper Directories[edit | edit source]

  • Tratt, Gertrude E. N. A Survey and Listing of Nova Scotia Newspapers, 1752–1957. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Dalhousie University 1979. (Family History Library book 971.6 B33t; fiche 6087817.)
  • Nova Scotia Newspapers: A Directory and Union List, 1752–1988. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Dalhousie University, School of Library and Informational Studies, 1990. (Family History Library book 971.6 B33n9.)

Libraries and Archives[edit | edit source]

The majority of the early newspapers for the whole province of Nova Scotia are at the Public Archives of Nova Scotia (many on microfilm).

Digital Issues Online[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives

Indexes[edit | edit source]

  • Nova Scotia Vital Statistics from Newspapers. Halifax: Genealogical Committee of the Nova Scotia Historical Society, 1978–. 13 vols. (Family History Library book 971.6 V29p; beginning with fiche 6099917.) The volumes cover 1813–1854.

Web Sites[edit | edit source]