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Collection Porcupine Advance
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- Textual record
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- Porcupine Advance
- Timmins, City of
Physical description area
15 microfilms. This collection contains an incomplete series of the Porcupine Advance journal in microfilm format. The microfilms are all in a box.
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Founded by George Lake, the Porcupine Advance was the first newspaper published in the Porcupine and Timmins area. Its first issue appeared on March 25, 1912, and cost $ .05. It began as a weekly but was later published twice a week. The last copy of the newspaper appeared in July 1950.
Scope and content
This collection includes 15 microfilms. Except for the numbers published in 1914, it contains all the issues from founding of the newspaper in March 1912 until 1938. The numbers published in 1950 are also available.
Immediate source of acquisition
The collection, a donation from la Bibliothèque Maurice-Saulnier, was acquired in 2013.
The documents, once acquired, were organized by the archivist.
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No restriction imposed by the donor.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Copyright Act applies. Reproduction permitted depending on the condition of the microfilms.
Collection journaux et revues de la Grande Zone argileuse.
No further accruals expected.
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