MEMP acquires the Tangier Gazette

Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Judy Alspach -

The Middle East Microform Project (MEMP) has acquired Tangier Gazette (variant titles include Al-Moghreb al-Aksa, Tangier Chronicle, and Morocco Gazette) for the dates 1897–1940 and 1949–50. This newspaper, in English, is virtually the only continuously published newspaper source on Morocco from such an early date.

For more information, see the CRL catalog records for
Al-Moghreb al-Aksa: Tangier Chronicle and Morocco Gazette Jan. 2, 1897–Feb. 3, 1923
Al-Moghreb al-Aksa and Tangier Gazette Feb. 10, 1923–Jan. 22, 1927   
Tangier Gazette Jan. 29, 1927–May 14, 1932
Tangier Gazette and Morocco Mail May 27, 1932–May 28, 1940

Tangier Gazette and al Mogh-reb al Aksa May 27, 1949–Dec. 29, 1950


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