The Royal American Gazette, The Nova Scotia Packet: And General Advertiser, Port Roseway Gazetteer and the Shelburne Advertiser are three newspapers printed in Shelburne in 1785 -   . We are very fortunate to have photocopies of twelve issues. They were obtained directly from the British Newspaper library, London England.

We have historic magazines, journals, and newspapers plus different clippings and full page items for you to look through when searching for your family roots, they mainly deal with the Shelburne area but also include other areas of the province and Canada.
Below is a list of some of the items available.
Shelburne County
Archives and Genealogical Society
168 Water Street, P.O. Box 248, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada. B0T1W0                                              (902) 875-4299

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Magazines, Journals, Newspapers
Our copies of many local and regional newspapers, include the following:
Shelburne Budget some issues between1892 -  1899
Shelburne Gazette some issues between 1901 - 1911
Shelburne Coast Guard 1921 -2015 - incomplete
Cape Sable Advertiser 1886 - 1888
Yarmouth Herald 1837-1899 - incomplete
Yarmouth Times, Yarmouth Telegram several issues between 1892 - 1894
Yarmouth Light 1933 - 1961 - incomplete
Liverpool Advance 1934 - 1960
The Abstainer 1863 - 1874  - incomplete
The Wesleyan 1881 - 1882
The Church Guardian of Montreal June 22/1892
Religious Intelligence February 2/1887
The Republican Star May 8/1914
The Dalhousie Review, 1921 to 1945
Nexus, Dec 1990 to present
Bi-monthly Newsletter of the New England Historic Genealogical Society
Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, March 1975 to present
Nova Scotia Historical Review, 1981 to present
The Occassional, (NS Museum Journal)
Indexes: 1973 - 1990
Issues: 1973 - 1982 & 1985 - 1996
The Paper Clip, all issues June 1979 - 1982 completely indexed
Planter Nova Scotia, 1759 - 1774
Acadia University
Mayflower Quarterly, 1985 to present
Mayflower Descendant Magazine first 10 Volumes July 1899 to July 1908
Family Scrapbooks
For many years scrapbooks were a source of entertainment. Ladies frequently clipped local interest articles, birth, marriage and death announcements and pasted them into books. Mrs. Alma Bower used old telephone books to paste her clippings in during the 1950ís. Her granddaughter recalled it being a Sunday afternoon event. Many contain genealogy tidbits. The Society holds a good collection of original/copied scrapbooks.

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