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Hot off the press – new titles added this week

This past week we’ve added 194,560 pages to the Archive.  It’s been a week for updating existing titles, and eleven titles have had new years added.  You can learn more about each of the titles we have added to this week by clicking on their names below. On each paper’s title page you can learn more about our holdings and our plans for digitisation.

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This week we’ve added to the Coleraine Chronicle, a newspaper which was used extensively in Fearne Cotton’s episode of Who Do You Think You Are?.  We now hold almost 3,500 issues of this paper for the north of Ireland.

Also updated this week is the Gravesend Reporter.  The paper served the counties on both sides of the River Thames, Kent and Essex.  We currently hold over 2,700 issues for this paper, between the years 1856 and 1909.

Title
Years added
Aberdeen Evening Express 1976-1978
Aberdeen Press and Journal 1977-1978
Birmingham Daily Post 1958, 1961, 1963-1964, 1966-1972
Coleraine Chronicle 1872-1910
Daily Herald 1913, 1925, 1929, 1936-1938, 1949-1950
Dublin Evening Mail 1902
East Anglian Daily Times 1896, 1907
Gravesend Reporter, North Kent and South Essex Advertiser 1873-1885, 1887-1895, 1897, 1906-1909
Nottingham Journal 1912
Shipping and Mercantile Gazette 1874
The Stage 1916

 

You can keep up to date with all the latest additions by visiting the recently added page.  You can even discover what we’re going to add tomorrow!

 

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