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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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.

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INDEX NAME:  Kennebec Journal Index
  • KENNEBEC JOURNAL Augusta ME 1972(Jul)-Current
Cultural Building
Augusta ME 04330
Telephone: (207) 289-3561
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Maine State Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  The emphasis is on significant local and state news with the exception of legislative news which is clipped and filed at the Law and Legislature Research Library. The index does not include obituaries (unless a well-known figure), social news or sports news.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index in two parts, SUBJECTS and PERSONAL NAMES. The cards are arranged in alphabetical order by subject or name. Entries consist of the headline and the citation. The citation consists of the month, day, year, page and column. Photos are indicated by "pics".
SIZE OF INDEX:  Currently occupies 14 library file drawers.
Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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