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Item ID# AX2016.021.001
Title Port Elgin Times
Object Name Newspaper
Dates of Creation 1887-1975 (Microfilmed in 1983)
Creator Port Elgin Times
Other Creators Microfilmed by Intech Associates.
Description Microfilm reels of "Port Elgin Times" newspaper from 1887 to 1975, with some issues missing.
Finding Aids The First World War era newspapers have been scanned and will be available for viewing online in PDF format under "Finding Aid and Transcription Links."
Finding Aid and Transcription Links The following links open very large PDF files (about 120 MB, 400 pages each). The Optical Character Recognition, which makes them searchable using CTRL-F, is currently very basic with a number of spelling errors. An ongoing project with the Bruce County Genealogical Society is working to improve the text recognition and search function.
Port Elgin Times Aug. - Dec. 1914 (Basic OCR)
Port Elgin Times 1915 (Basic OCR)
Port Elgin Times 1916 (Basic OCR)
Port Elgin Times 1917 (Basic OCR)
Port Elgin Times 1918 (Basic OCR)
Physical Description 45 microfilm reels ; 35 mm
Subjects First World War
Newspaper industry
Place Port Elgin
Level of Description File