Connecticut State Library with state seal

Final Performance Report
Grant Number: PS-20464-91

Appendices

Holdings Of Newspapers In Connecticut, By County
Although counties were abolished as a form of government in Connecticut in 1960, the old county borders serve as useful regional boundaries. In CNP terminology a "holding" is defined as all the issues of one title located at one institution.

Map of Connecticut divided into counties.

County Titles Reported In 1988 Titles Held In 1997 Institutions Reporting in 1988 Institutions in 1997
Fairfield 600 1,737 46 52
Hartford 3,945 5,132 67 82
Litchfield 281 462 18 24
Middlesex 202 377 12 17
New Haven 2,570 5,507 39 59
New London 369 754 20 24
Tolland 111 786 6 6
Windham 61 121 8 15
Totals 8,139 14,876 216 279

Holdings Of Newspapers In Connecticut, By Type Of Institution

Type Titles Reported In 1988 Titles Held In 1997 Institutions Reporting in 1988 Institutions in 1997
Historical Society 1,848 2,847 43 47
Library 5,944 11,442 139 151
Museum 214 310 6 7
Newspaper Publisher 126 263 25 67
Other 1 2 1 2
Private Collection 6 12 2 5
School 0 0 0 0
Town Clerk 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 8,139 14,876 216 279

Sample Page From Newspapers In Connecticut Institutions

Photocopy of a page from Newspapers In Connecticut Institutions.

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