Nova Scotia Archives

Nova Scotia Newspapers on Microfilm

at the Nova Scotia Archives


The searchable database presented here provides access information about the microfilmed portion of the Provincial Newspaper Collection held at the Nova Scotia Archives – 8,951 reels that contain the contents (either entire or in part) of 536 newspaper titles. Having access to this online, searchable database will help you to....

  • identify what newspapers are available on microfilm at the Archives for your research
  • plan your onsite visit to the Archives, including which microfilm reel numbers to look for
  • explore what other newspapers on microfilm might be useful in your research

The earliest newspaper available on microfilm at the Archives is the Halifax Gazette from 1752, and the most recent ones are the Bridgewater Bulletin and the Liverpool Advance, both ending in 2009 (courtesy copies donated from private filming project).

Remember: The Provincial Newspaper Collection contains more titles and date coverage than captured in this database. See Exploring this Resource for more information.

Title Place Dates Microfilm
The 4th Estate Halifax, Halifax County 1969-1977 view microfilm list
Abstainer Halifax, Halifax County 1857-1869 view microfilm list
Acadian Halifax, Halifax County 1827-1828 view microfilm list
Acadian Wolfville, Kings County 1869-1974 view microfilm list
Acadian Orchardist Kentville, Kings County 1893-1893 view microfilm list
Acadian Orchardist Wolfville, Kings County 1896-1903 view microfilm list
Acadian Perception Armdale, Halifax County 1972-1972 view microfilm list
Acadian Recorder Halifax, Halifax County 1813-1930 view microfilm list
Acadian Telegraph Halifax, Halifax County 1836-1837 view microfilm list
Advance Liverpool, Queens County 2001-2007 view microfilm list
Advertiser Halifax, Halifax County 1849-1849 view microfilm list
Advertiser Kentville, Kings County 1894-1984 view microfilm list
Advertiser and Business Directory Halifax, Halifax County 1849-1849 view microfilm list
Alliance Journal Halifax, Halifax County 1875-1879 view microfilm list
Amherst Citizen Amherst, Cumberland County 1973-2006 view microfilm list
Amherst Daily News Amherst, Cumberland County 1895-2006 view microfilm list
Amherst Gazette Amherst, Cumberland County 1866-1879 view microfilm list
Amherst Guardian Amherst, Cumberland County 1915-1915 view microfilm list
Amherst Record Amherst, Cumberland County 1889-1890 view microfilm list
Amherst Times Amherst, Cumberland County 1909-1908 view microfilm list
Annapolis Royal Record Annapolis Royal, Annapolis County 1938-1938 view microfilm list
Anslow Family Newspapers Windsor, Hants County - view microfilm list
Antics Halifax, Halifax County 1967-1967 view microfilm list
Arcadian Recorder Halifax, Halifax County 1980-1980 view microfilm list
Argus Lunenburg, Lunenburg County 1889-1933 view microfilm list
Argus Yarmouth, Yarmouth County 1867-1867 view microfilm list
Atlantic Advocate Halifax, Halifax County 1915-1917 view microfilm list
Atlantic Leader Halifax, Halifax County 1919-1919 view microfilm list
Atlantic Music News Halifax, Halifax County - view microfilm list
Atlantic Post Halifax, Halifax County - view microfilm list
Atlantic Weekly Dartmouth, Halifax County 1893-1900 view microfilm list
Aurora Antigonish, Antigonish County 1883-1885 view microfilm list
Aurora Index Antigonish, Antigonish County 1881-1885 view microfilm list
Aylesford Union Aylesford, Kings County 1897-1898 view microfilm list
Baddeck Telephone Baddeck, Victoria County 1898-1900 view microfilm list
Barometer Halifax, Halifax County 1978-1979 view microfilm list
Beacon Eastern Passage, Halifax County 1978-1985 view microfilm list
Bear River News Bear River, Digby County 1908-1912 view microfilm list
Bear River Telephone Bear River, Digby County 1897-1907 view microfilm list
Bee Pictou, Pictou County 1835-1838 view microfilm list
Berwick Leader Berwick, Kings County 1985-1985 view microfilm list
Berwick Register Berwick, Kings County 1897-1964 view microfilm list
Black Express Halifax, Halifax County 1981-1982 view microfilm list
Blue Sky Journal Middleton, Kings County 1979-1980 view microfilm list
Blue Sky Journal Wolfville, Kings County 1979-1980 view microfilm list
Bluenose Digby, Digby County 1868-1868 view microfilm list
Booster Stellarton, Pictou County 1928-1928 view microfilm list
Border Post Amherst, Cumberland County 1938-1939 view microfilm list
Bras d'Or Gazette St. Peter's, Richmond County 1896-1900 view microfilm list
Bridgewater Bulletin Bridgewater, Lunenburg County 1895-2008 view microfilm list


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