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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1033A Previous Report (1032A)  |  Next Report (1034A)
INDEX NAME:  Cambridge Chronicle and Cambridge Rambler Index
  • BOSTON HERALD AMERICAN Boston MA 1975-Current
  • CAMBRIDGE CHRONICLE Cambridge MA 1975-Current
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AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this 3x5 card file index exists. It must be used in the Cambridge Public Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  The coverage of this index is limited to local Cambridge news. Only the "Cambridge Rambler" page of the Boston Herald American is reviewed for indexing. Excluded are the articles which cover sports, columns, announcements of events, wedding announcements, most letters to the editor and obituaries.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index. A subject index in alphabetical order with one entry per card. Each entry consists of the headline plus the date, page and column where the article will be found. The code "BHA" indicates Boston Herald American. No code indicates the Cambridge Chronicle.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 2,000 entries per year 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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