Connecticut State Library with state seal

Final Performance Report
Grant Number: PS-20464-91

Advisory Committee Members

John Breen
Associate Professsor of Journalism
University of Connecticut
Arjona Building, Room 425
Storrs, CT 06269
860-486-4221 fax 860-486-3294
Member: 1997-1998

Ms. Jane F. Cullinane
Preservation Librarian
Collection Management
Connecticut State Library
231 Capitol Ave.
Hartford, CT 06106-1537
tel: 860-566-3560; fax: 860-566-3991
Member: 1997-1999

Ms. Ellen Embardo
University of Connecticut
Homer Babbidge Library
369 Fairfield Rd.
Storrs, CT 06269-1005
tel: 860-486-1262; fax: 860-486-6100
Member: 1997-1999

Dr. Robert J. Fitzsimmons
289 West Lane
Kensington, CT 06037
tel: 860-828-0905
Member: 1999

Mr. David Rhinelander
Connecticut Daily Newspaper Association
36 Boston Hill Road
Andover, CT 06232
tel: 860-742-8001; fax: 860-742-2428
Member: 1997-1999
 

Ms. Judith Schiff
Chief Research Archivist
Yale University Library
Sterling Memorial Library
PO Box 208240
New Haven, CT 06520-8240
tel: 203-432-1743; fax: 203-432-7231
Member: 1997-1998

Donna Siemiatkoski
Connecticut Society of Genealogists
33 Hillcrest Rd.
Windsor, CT 06095-3310
860-688-6822
Member: 1997-1998
 

Dr. Bruce Stark
Connecticut State Archives
Connecticut State Library
231 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106-1537
tel: 860-566-1733; fax 860-566-1421
Member: 1997-1999

Newspapers From 94 Towns Were Preserved On Microfilm By CNP

Town Titles Pages Town Titles Pages
ANSONIA 4 2,821 NAUGATUCK 4 2,619
ASHFORD 1 8 NEW BRITAIN 16 127,098
BERLIN 2 76 NEW HARTFORD 1 4
BETHEL 12 2,430 NEW HAVEN 30 132,607
BLOOMFIELD 1 197 NEW LONDON 17 15,283
BRANFORD 1 4 NEW MILFORD 1 208
BRIDGEPORT 19 149,317 NEWTOWN 1 4
BRISTOL 1 14,522 NORFOLK 2 474
BROOKFIELD 3 51 NORTH CANAAN 2 10,532
BROOKLYN 2 80 NORWICH 18 178,868
CANAAN 3 1,807 OLD LYME 5 66
CANTON 5 1,270 OLD SAYBROOK 1 24
CHESHIRE 6 1,302 PLAINFIELD 2 460
CHESTER 1 646 PLAINVILLE 2 40
CLINTON 2 28 POMFRET 1 8
COLCHESTER 1 3,894 PORTLAND 1 4,574
COVENTRY 2 16 REDDING 2 200
DANBURY 2 24 RIDGEFIELD 1 4
DEEP RIVER 2 53,750 SALEM 3 80
DERBY 7 472 SALISBURY 1 37,847
EAST HADDAM 4 20,740 SHELTON 4 2,362
EAST HAMPTON 2 12,470 SIMSBURY 2 112
EAST HARTFORD 1 538 SOUTHINGTON 3 65
EAST LYME 3 572 STAFFORD 5 33,475
ENFIELD 1 4 STAMFORD 1 8
ESSEX 2 64 STONINGTON 5 3,314
FAIRFIELD 3 1,213 STRATFORD 4 8,108
GLASTONBURY 1 394 SUFFIELD 1 56
GRANBY 1 216 THOMASTON 1 56
GREENWICH 2 333 THOMPSON 1 5,703
GRISWOLD 1 7,598 TOLLAND 2 562
GROTON 4 1,333 VERNON 5 84
GUILFORD 3 66 WALLINGFORD 11 308
HAMDEN 4 3,436 WASHINGTON 1 40
HARTFORD 72 134,917 WATERBURY 8 9,122
HEBRON 2 16 WATERTOWN 4 3,737
KENT 1 124 WEST HARTFORD 3 940
KILLINGLY 1 28 WEST HAVEN 6 894
LYME 1 16 WESTPORT 5 7,334
MADISON 2 210 WETHERSFIELD 6 1,630
MANCHESTER 6 37,888 WILLINGTON 1 24
MANSFIELD 6 220 WINCHESTER 1 32
MERIDEN 21 9,877 WINDHAM 2 17,006
MIDDLETOWN 10 991 WINDSOR 1 24
MILFORD 6 5,802 WINDSOR LOCKS 1 808
MONTVILLE 2 40 WOODBURY 1 15,529
MORRIS 1 284 WOODSTOCK 1 8

For the remaining 75 towns there are several reasons why no newspapers were microfilmed by CNP, including:

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