Diana Thompson donated a copy of the Arnprior Chronicle dated December 13, 1889 to the archives in July of 1999. Ms. Diana Thompson is the daughter of George Grierson Styles, whose ancestors lived in Arnprior after emigrating from Scotland in the early 1900’s.
Scope and Content
The paper is a special, 60 page ‘Holiday Number’ for 1889 with a lithographed cover showing a globe, beaver, crown etc. Published by John A. MacDonald, the paper includes stories and advertising from Montreal, Ottawa, Brockville, Arnprior and the surrounding area. Local news, business directory and advertising begin at page 17.