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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1178A Previous Report (1177A)  |  Next Report (1178B)
INDEX NAME:  Maine Newspaper Index
  • MAINE SUNDAY TELEGRAM Portland ME 1968-Current
  • MAINE TIMES Topsham ME 1968-Current
  • PORTLAND EVENING EXPRESS Portland ME 1948-Current
  • PORTLAND PRESS HERALD Portland ME 1948-Current
  • PORTLAND SUNDAY TELEGRAM Portland ME 1930-1967
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Portland ME 04101
Telephone: (207) 773-4761
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Portland Public Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  A subject guide to Maine state and local history, current Maine events, Maine people in the news, selected obituaries and editorials. The index does not include human interest articles, sports, vital statistics, routine social events, or advertising.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index with both subjects and personal names interfiled in the same alphabetical order. Only one entry per card. Entries consist of a brief abstract of the article, followed by the citation. The citation includes name of paper, month, day, year and page number. Accompanying photographs are noted.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 200-250 entries per month are added to the index.
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