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This report is extracted from the 1000 Section (Confirmed Newspaper Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.   Either a compiler, publisher or repository had confirmed the existance of this index and supplied information for the report. See the INTRODUCTION for the methodology used in compiling the LATHROP REPORT.

REPORT NO:  1015A Previous Report (1014A)  |  Next Report (1016A)
INDEX NAME:  Bangor Daily News Index
  • BANGOR EVENING COMMERCIAL Bangor ME 1897-1954(Jan 17)
  • THE PATRIOT Bangor ME 1954(Sep 8)-1956(Aug 4)
  • BANGOR DAILY NEWS Bangor ME 1900-Current
145 Harlow St
Bangor ME 04401
Telephone: (207) 947-8336
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this 3x5 card file index exists.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  The index is largely local in scope, limited to Bangor and the surrounding area. Does not include non-city editions of the newspaper. It is strong in biographical and business entries.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index. Personal names are filed together in a section entitled FAMILIES & INDIVIDUALS. Corporate business names are prefixed BUSINESS & INDUSTRY. There are also special sections entitled SPORTS, EDUCATION and LABOR UNIONS. A more specific subject heading or name is a subdivision of these broad headings. The entry consists of the headline or brief annotation. The citation includes name of paper, month, day, year, section and page.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 400 entries per month are added to the index.
Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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