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Some new issues of local journals added to Newspaper archive

mikejee

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Just for information, as it is not local, but the Archive is expanding its scope. Recently they have extended their Irish section considerably, and now added some early issues of the Times of India. I would have preferred extra local papers, but no doubt these will come, and, if anyone is looking at India for some reason , then this may be of use to them
 

mikejee

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On a light, non-Brummie note, for those older members (even older than me) who would like to remember their youth the archive as just added issues for 1940-42 and 1946-48 of Reveille
 

mikejee

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The exact coverage of newspapers in the archive is sometimes difficult to gauge. For example if you look at the /birmingham Post the site will say that coverage is 1857-1979. however that does not mean that every issue in that period is covered, and sometimes whole years are missing. the archive has just announced that it has added issues for 1899. On checking, it would seem that they now have all of July, August & September , though no others yet for that year
 
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