Bill Graham, Editor of the Madawaska Highlander donated the CD and paper copies in May 2013. Additional paper copies added upon receipt.
Scope and Content
The collection consists of 40 copies of the Madawaska Highlander from December 2003-June 2009 with gaps. The CD version includes all issues from December 2003 - December 2012. This free publication is published eight times per year and covers news items for the area of Black Donald, Calabogie, Burnstown, Dacre, Springtown, Griffith and Matawatchan. In the first edition, editor Bill Graham stated that the newspaper we be "addressing local issues and announcing local events". The content includes historical articles, Municipal news and environmental issues. The Madawaska Highlander has a greater circulation than the former "Highlander" newspaper which was published approximately five times per year.
Collection contains the following issues:
December 2004/January 2005
expected in electronic form annually
Madawaska Highlander website contains links to numerous audio recordings conducted by author Elmer Strong in the mid 1960's about the settlement and lumbering activities of the area. www.madawaskahighlander.ca/heritagerecordings