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University of Guelph Library
Scottish Newspapers


There is a substancial collection of newspapers held at the library including old copies of Scottish newspapers and the Scottish American Journal. Here is a wee list of just some of their holdings...

The Scottish Canadian

Aberdeen Censor
No. 1-13, 1825

Aberdeen Journal
1747 - 1876

Dumfries and Galloway Standard and Advertiser
1777 - 1880 (incomplete holdings). Titles vary - Dumfries Weekly Journal; Dumfries Courier; Dumfries Times; Dumfries Standard

Caledonian Magazine and Review
July - Dec 1822 (title varies) - Dundee Magazine and Caledonian Review

Dundee Courier & Argus
#2825 Aug. 30, 1862

Caledonian Mercury
1745 - 1746 (title varies) - Edinburgh Courant; Edinburgh Evening Courant

Caledonian Mercury
1722 - 1799

Edinburgh Advertiser
1768 - 1769; 1789 - 1814; June 6, 1843; Dec 7, 1847; Oct 17, 1848; Nov 1, 1853

Edinburgh Chronicle
1759 - 1760

Edinburgh Courant
#1, Feb. 14-19, 1705

Edinburgh Evening Courant
1745 - 1746 (title varies) - Caledonian Mercury; Edinburgh Courant

Edinburgh Gazette
#6455, Jan 5, 1855

Edinburgh Literary Gazette
No. 34-62, 1823 - 1824

Edinburgh Literary Journal or weekly register of criticism and belles lettres
1829 - 1832

Edinburgh Weekly Journal
1817

North British Advertiser
Dec 15, 1843, Jan 27, 1844

North Briton
Feb 3, 1830 - May 18, 1830

North Briton
V.1, 1763

New North Briton
May 26, 1830 - Dec. 4, 1830

Scots Courant
May 23 - May 25, 1715

The Scotsman
1817 - 1822, Jan 12, 1889

The Scotsman
1838 - 1848, 1850 - 1851, 1853 - 1854

Weekly Magazine or Edinburgh Amusement
1768 - 1778

The Bailie
1874 - 1880 (incomplete)

Chartist Circular
1839 - 1842

Glasgow Argus
1833 - 1847

Glasgow Courant
June 25 - Dec 31, 1759

Glasgow Herald
May 5 - 14, 1926, 1783 - 1812, 1830 - 1889

Glasgow Mercury
1779 - 1782, 1785 - 1788

The Mace
A weekly record of the Glasgow Parliamentary Debating Association, 1879 - 1881

The Protestant
Weekly paper on principle points of controversy between the Church of Rome and the Reformed, 1818 - 1822 (vol 2), 1823 (4 vols)

The Radical Reformers Gazette
1832 - 1833 (No. 5, Dec 15, 1832; No. 10-13, Jan - Feb, 1833

Highlander
July 1881 - Jan 1882

Pittenweem Register
1850 - 1854

And here are some pictures....


Quite a few of the old collections are bound in sets

I also got a scan of one complete copy of the Scottish American so you can read it here...

This next paper is very rare - The North Briton - and here is an issue for you to read but I should mention that these paper are protected by being encased in laminate so it wasn't easy to get a really good scan.


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