St. Catharines Standard fonds, 1970, 1974, 1988-1991, n.d.
|dc.description||The St. Catharines Standard started publication in 1891 under W.B. Burgoyne. It was subsequently purchased by Southam Newspapers, then Canwest Global Communications. Osprey Media took over the publication until June 1, 2007 when Quebecor acquired the company. The St. Catharines Standard celebrated its centennial in 1991 with mobile displays, a centennial logo and slogan, a Christmas card, an advertising campaign, a video and a centennial theme to regular promotions. As part of the activities, the Standard commissioned Brock University to produce a history of St. Catharines. This book entitled St. Catharines Canada’s Canal City is a popular book rather than an academic text. The authors have woven together stories of the past and present to showcase the character and personality of St. Catharines. The book is full of maps and photographs, many of which had not been seen in print before this time.||en_US|
|dc.description.abstract||The fonds contains materials relating to the printing museum project and the centennial of the St. Catharines Standard. The materials included are media releases, clippings, correspondence, and promotional materials. Original order was maintained.||en_US|
|dc.subject||St. Catharines Standard -- St. Catharines, Ontario -- Newspapers||en_US|
|dc.title||St. Catharines Standard fonds, 1970, 1974, 1988-1991, n.d.||en_US|
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