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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1257A Previous Report (1256A)  |  Next Report (1258A)
INDEX NAME:  Norwood Messenger Index
  • DAILY TRANSCRIPT Dedham MA 1973(Nov 7)-Current
  • NORWOOD MESSENGER Norwood MA 1955(Apr)-1973(Nov)
Walpole St
Norwood MA 02062
Telephone: (617) 769-0200
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Morrill Memorial Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  This index emphasizes the environmental, cultural, geographical, political, and social news about the town of Norwood. Biographical entries and obituaries are included, but are limited to well known people. Engagements, weddings, etc. are not indexed. Sports stories are also excluded unless the news involves state championships or an individual from Norwood who makes a national team.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index with multiple entries on each card. The cards are arranged in alphabetical order by subject or personal name. Entries consist of a brief description of the article, followed by the citation. The citation includes a code for the newspaper, the month, day, year, and page.
SIZE OF INDEX:  There are four full drawers full of cards with about 10 entries per card.
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