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Newspapers

The Marsh Collection Society at 235 A Dalhousie Street in Amherstburg, Ontario offers local researcher a valuable free service. They ask that you first call (519) 736-9191 to make an appointment before going. Eleanor and Jennifer have provided me with the following list of their research material available to the public.

Newspapers (microfilm):

 "Amherstburg Echo" 1874-1990

 "Canadian Emigrant" 1832-1836

 "Voice of the Fugitive" 1851-1852

 "Western Herald" Jan. 1838 - Oct. 1842

 

 

The Amherstburg Public Library has the following resources. They are located at 232 Sandwich St. S., Amherstburg Ontario (519) 736-4632


Newspapers:

 "Comber Herald" 1917-1964

 "Jack Miner Heritage Scrap Book" 1910-1964

 "Jack Miner Heritage Foundation Letters" roll 5

 "Women's Institute Tweedsmuir Histories" -Malden, Anderdon, S. Essex

 "Le Rampart" - bits and pieces from Mar. 1973 - Dec. 1982

 "La Defense" - July 1918 - Sept 1920

 "Sandwich Courier" - April 1924 - April 1930

 "The News" (Walkerville, Ontario) - Dec. 1934 - Dec. 1936

 "Amherstburg Echo" - from 1896 onward

 "Kingsville Reporter" - Jan. 1984 - Dec. 1984 and on Fiche to 1991

 "Tecumseh Tribune" - 1972-1977

 "Riverside News" - Mar. 1948 - Dec. 1973

 "Harrow this Week" - parts

 "Harrow and Colchester South this Week"

 "Essex News" (Belle River North)

 "Leamington Post" 1969-1984 on film and additional years to 1991 on fiche.