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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1157A Previous Report (1156A)  |  Next Report (1158A)
INDEX NAME:  Index to Vital Statistics in Trenton NJ Newspapers
  • Various titles Trenton NJ 1776-1900
Bureau of Archives and History
185 W. State St
Trenton NJ 08625
Telephone: (609) 292-6200
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Bureau of Archives and History, New Jersey State Library. The staff will search for specific references when requested.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  This is an index to death and marriage notices appearing in Trenton NJ newspapers, 1776-1900.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index, with one entry per card. Arranged in alphabetical order by personal name. Each card includes the name of the person, the date of death or marriage, the newspaper name, the date and page reference where the article appeared, and (in the case of marriages) the spouse's name.
SIZE OF INDEX:  The index occupies 81 card catalog drawers.
1. Herbert O. Brayer. "Preliminary guide to indexed newspapers in the United States, 1850-1900". Mississippi Valley Historical Review, v.33, #2, Sept. 2, 1946.
2. R.W. Stewart. "Notes on some New Jersey newspaper indexes". N.J. Libraries (new series), v.1, p.5-9, Winter 1968.
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