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More newspaper back issues are being placed on the Internet every year. They can help a genealogist in many ways – by providing information on births, deaths and marriages, but noting store openings or major economic changes, or by reminding us whose pumpkins were the biggest back at the fall fair.

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General information

The Ancestor Hunt - Prince Edward Island
Comprehensive site with extensive lists of newspapers.

The Google News Archive is one of the most extensive collections available, but it has serious flaws. Searching is almost impossible, so be prepared to browse. Date ranges are often inaccurate. Also, there are usually gaps.
Search Tips for Google News Archive -- By Kimberly Powell.
Newspapers on Google -- Search by keywords and by specifying the source.
Titles available on Google -- A tough-to-use list of the newspapers available.
Different selection of newspapers; some Canadian titles included.

Titles by location

(Charlottetown) The Islander 1842-1871
From Google Newspapers

(Charlottetown) The Patriot 1873
From Google Newspapers

(Charlottetown) The Palladium 1843-1845
From Google Newspapers

(Charlottetown) Haszard's Gazette 1851-1857
From Island Newspapers

(Charlottetown) The Patriot 1877-1881
From Google Newspapers
Note: This newspaper has been misidentified and grouped with three others from other cities.

(Charlottetown) The Charlottetown Examiner 1846-1946
From Google Newspapers

(Charlottetown) The Daily Examiner 1893-1900
From Google Newspapers

(Charlottetown) Charlottetown Guardian 1890-1958
From Island Newspapers

(Summerside) Summerside Progress 1866-1872
From Google Newspapers

(Tignish) L'Impartial 1893-1915
From Google Newspapers

Island Newspapers
University of Prince Edward Island Robertson Library

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