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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1147A Previous Report (1146M)  |  Next Report (1148A)
INDEX NAME:  Needham Newspaper Index
  • DAILY TRANSCRIPT Needham MA 1973-Current
  • NEEDHAM CHRONICLE Needham MA 1875-1885
  • NEEDHAM TIMES Needham MA 1968-Current
1139 Highland Ave
Needham MA 02194
Telephone: (617) 444-0087
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Needham Free Public Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Includes anything felt to be of interest in future years, such as: Town events of note; Items which would show the feelings of the town on various subjects; Founding and anniversary dates of organizations; Changes of clergy, town officers, and school officials; School policies; Studies or reports of committees; and Disaster, hurricanes, unusual weather. Excluded from the index are Sports (unless a state championship or some unusual event); Obituaries (unless the person was prominent); Monthly meetings of organizations; and Social news such as weddings, anniversaries, etc.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index arranged in alphabetical order by subject. Each card begins with the year and the subject heading. Each entry begins with the name of the newspaper, the month and day and then the headline. If the article begins on a page other than page 1, this is noted after the headline. The index currently occupies 2-3 catalog drawers.
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