Friday, February 12, 2016

Search for missing copies of Newcastle and Maitland Catholic Sentinel

From the Maitland Mercury report:
Maitland residents have been called upon to help find two missing pieces of history.
The Newcastle and Maitland Catholic Sentinel was the official journal of the Catholic diocese from 1931 to 1968.
The publication documented the lives of the Hunter’s Catholic community for 37 years and now a historian is on a quest to digitise every copy of The Sentinel.
There is one major problem, the archive is missing two editions.
“We need people to look under the lino and see if they can find the missing editions,” historian and champion of the search for The Sentinel Frances Dunn said.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Feb. 7, 2016.