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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1075A Previous Report (1074A)  |  Next Report (1076A)
INDEX NAME:  New Bedford Newspaper Card Index.
  • EVENING STANDARD New Bedford MA 1856-1932
  • NEW BEDFORD MERCURY New Bedford MA 1856-1942
  • NEW BEDFORD TIMES New Bedford MA 1902-1932
  • NEW BEDFORD STANDARD-TIMES New Bedford MA 1932-Current
Box C-902
New Bedford MA 02741
Telephone: (617) 999-6291
AVAILABILITY:  Only One copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Genealogy Room of the Free Public Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Emphasis is on local news, obituaries and historical features. Only limited state news is indexed. Excluded is national news, international news, society and club news.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index arranged in alphabetical order by subject and personal name. There is one entry per card consisting of the headline or a brief description of the article, the name of the paper, the date (mo-dy-yr) and the page number where the article will be found. The occurance of a portrait is also noted.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 500 entries per month are added to the current index.
Norma Olin Ireland. LOCAL INDEXES IN AMERICAN LIBRARIES. Faxon, Boston MA, 1947.
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