Monday, May 03, 2010

Papers added to Papers Past

Additional newspapers have been added to New Zealand's Papers Past website.
Papers Past is a collection of digitised historic New Zealand newspapers which offers browsing and full text searching.

The titles and issues now available are:
Ashburton Guardian (1890-1895, 1897, 1899-1909, 1911-1920)

Manawatu Standard (1883-1886)

Manawatu Times (1877-1881, 1883-1884)

Ohinemuri Gazette (1891-1892, 1896-1921)

Thames Star (1874-1900)

Waiapu Church Times (1907-1908)

Waiapu Church Gazette (1910-1920)

More are to be added in late June, including the addition of the first 10 years of the Lyttelton Times, the first ~40 years of the Otago Daily Times, and the extension of the Evening Post through 1945, the first paper in Papers Past to cover World War II!

Here's a complete list of what will be added in June:

Poverty Bay Herald (gap: 1902)

Lyttelton Times (1851-1862)

Evening Post (July-Dec 1871, 1916-1945)

Thames Star (1901-1920)

Albertland Gazette (1862-1864)

The Colonist (1857-1889)

Otago Daily Times (1861-1900)

Waiapu Church Gazette (1921-1945)

1 comment:

Rekhna said...

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