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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1151A Previous Report (1150A)  |  Next Report (1152A)
INDEX NAME:  New Canaan Historical Society Index of the New Canaan Advertiser
  • ADVERTISER New Canaan CT 1908-Current
  • ERA New Canaan CT 1869-1871
  • MESSENGER New Canaan CT 1878-1913
13 Oenoke Ridge
New Canaan CT 06840
TELEPHONE: (203) 966-1776
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used at the New Canaan Historical Society.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  An index to local news in New Canaan newspapers arranged by over 250 subject categories. Biographical information is arranged by personal name in a separate biographical index to newspapers and many other documents.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index, handwritten. Arranged in alphabetical order by subject. A group of entries begins with the year (underlined in the left hand margin). Thereafter, the entries are strung together, one after another in paragraph form. Each entry consists of the headline (or brief annotation) followed by the citation (month, day, page, & column).
1. M.H. Montgomery. "History on file: Books and tools for local research", New Canaan Advertiser, July 1 1976.
2. Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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