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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1278A Previous Report (1277A)  |  Next Report (1279A)
INDEX NAME:  West Hartford News Index
  • WEST HARTFORD NEWS West Hartford CT 1971-Current
Noah Webster Memorial Library
20 S. Main St
West Hartford CT 06107
Telephone: (203) 236-4561
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It is available for public use in the West Hartford Public Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Subject areas covered by this index include: Historical articles about the town; Historic houses and landmarks; Major obituaries; Local political news; Library news; Biographies of local residents; Articles on both private and public schools; Local business and industry; Town government; Recipes; Articles on prominent state and federal officials; Sports (selectively indexed), Civic and social organizations, and Important information regarding metropolitan Hartford in general. Excluded from the index are: Social announcements (marriages and engagements); School sports; Editorials; and Announcements of meetings.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  This is a 3x5 card file index. Multiple entries are typed on each card. All of the cards, both subject and personal name, are interfiled in the same alphabetical order. Entries consist of the month, day, year, a brief description of the article, the page, column, and a code for any illustrations.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 350 to 400 entries per month are added to the current index.
Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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