Type of Media
Access for Researchers
By appointment (see Comments)
The archive is not equipped to handle researchers working on major projects. It can help with limited requests only.
Editions of the "Canberra Times" from 1926 to 1954 are available online through the National Library of Australia digitised newspapers website (http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper). The paper is also available in hard copy and/or microfilm in numerous libraries, as well as online through library databases.
Some older photos from the "Canberra Times" are held by the National Library of Australia or the ACT Heritage Library. A selection of photos published since 2006 can be viewed online at the paper?s website (http://www.canberratimes.com.au/multimedia). Photos from 2003 to the present can be viewed online and purchased at http://www.bicaprolab.com.au/photosales/index.php
The Canberra & District Historical Society also holds a sound recording from 1976 detailing the history of the Canberra Times and its proprietors, the Shakespeare family, from the perspective of founder Arthur Shakespeare's wife Helen. See http://www.canberrahistory.org.au for details.
newspapers, ACT, "Canberra Times", "Canberra Chronicle", news, photographs
Canberra Times editorial archive
Postal address: PO Box 7155, Canberra Mail Centre, ACT 2610
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