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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1276A Previous Report (1275A)  |  Next Report (1277A)
INDEX NAME:  Town Crier Index
  • NEWINGTON CITIZEN Newington CT 1958(Sep 11)-1959(Jun 24)
  • TOWN CRIER Newington CT 1959(Dec 2)-1961;1961-1974 (in process);1975-Current
95 Cedar St
Newington CT 06111
Telephone: (203) 666-9350
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Lucy Robbins Welles Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  The Town Crier, a weekly newspaper, primarily covers local news. Therefore, the index includes only news items relating to Newington. Included also are letters-to-the-editor, editorials, well-known families and individuals, theater reviews, local artists and authors, organizations, obituaries, photographs, important sports events, advertising of historic or economic importance, and historical information. Omitted are most advertising, routine social and sports events, and non-news items.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  This is a 3x5 card index with multiple entries typed on each card. The entry contains the headline, month, day, year, page, and column. Photos, advertisements, illustrations, editorials, and letters are indicated by special abbreviations.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 60 entries are added to the index each month for current newspapers. There are some 800 cards in the total file.
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