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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1052A Previous Report (1051B)  |  Next Report (1052B)
INDEX NAME:  Granite State Free Press Index
  • GRANITE STATE FREE PRESS Lebanon NH 1848-1892
COMPILER:  Gertrude Rock
Baker Library
Hanover NH 03755
Telephone: (603) 646-2560
AVAILABILITY:  One copy of this typed book form index may be used in the Baker Library of Dartmouth College.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  A chronology rather than a subject index. A brief description of one or more articles which appeared in each weekly issue of the newspaper. The emphasis is on local news with marriages, deaths and social events frequently listed. Consistency of coverage varies.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  Typewritten on 8½x11 inch pages bound into a book index. Each page has the year typed at the top. The left hand column gives the date of the paper. The right hand column lists one or more stories to be found in that issue. The descriptions are brief and frequently include personal names.
SIZE OF INDEX:  There are an average of 3 to 4 pages per year of newspaper, or about 10 to 20 entries per month.
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