Some repairs to the newspapers were done by the donor.
Fern Stewart donated this collection of newspapers in June and September 2005.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of a number of newspapers from Arnprior and Renfrew as well as black & white photographs (reprints) of the building of the Burnstown Bridge in 1948 (taken by Reverend George Richardson), 1965 and 1974. Photographs stored in H9.10
Newspapers consist of:
1888 Holiday Number of the Arnprior Chronicle
Friday February 2, 1900 Renfrew Mercury (feature story and photo of new Burnstown United Church).
Arnprior Watchman, Friday July 20, 1917
Arnprior Chronicle, Thursday, October 10, 1935
Arnprior Chronicle, Thursday, September 18, 1941
Renfrew Advance, September 27, 1956
Arnprior Chronicle, Thursday, June 13, 1957
Renfrew Advance, June 15, 1967
Arnprior Guide November 10, 1976
Reprint of December 14, 1888 Arnprior Chronicle published in 1979
In 2018 Fern donated a scrap book that appears to have been compiled between 1938 -1961 by Edith Moorhead of Arnprior. It consists of local news, war news and some articles about the growth of Ottawa.