Newspapers of Åland

The Provincial Archives of Åland preserves a wide variety of old newspapers. Some of these have been digitized by the National Library of Finland and published in their Digital Collections database, Newspapers are freely available through this website up to and including the year 1949. Newer volumes can be accessed via a computer in our Reading Room.

Tidningen Åland

Tidningen Åland is the oldest newspaper on Åland. The paper was founded in 1891. The older volumes from 1891 to 1949 are available through the National Library's Digital Collections. Newer volumes can be accessed on a computer in our Reading Room.

Ålands landtbruksbilaga

Ålands landtbruksbilaga was a newspaper concerning agriculture on Åland. It was published between 1903 and 1907.

Ålands nyheter

Ålands nyheter was another agricultural newspaper that was published between 1927 and 1931. 


Ålandsposten was a newspaper that was published for six months in 1919. The newspaper came out in Helsinki and was mainly intended as a channel for propaganda for those who wanted Åland to remain under Finnish sovereignty during the Åland Islands dispute.

Ålands sjöfartstidning

One of the newspapers digitized by the National Library is the maritime publication, Ålands sjöfartstidning, which came out three times a week during the years 1903-1905.

Published 8.5.2019
Updated 16.11.2022