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Newspapers (5 collections) CHC

1953 Tornado

Newspapers, film, videos, DVD. Collection of Chronotypes and a movie documenting the 1953 tornado.

Official collection name: Records Documenting the 1953 Tornado

Location: Shelving

Local identifier: LH.039

Creator: Unknown

Date: 1953

Extent: 1 folder (newspapers); film; 2 videos; DVD

Subject: Tornado damage–Westborough (Mass.)

Helen Phillips Scrapbook

Scrapbook collecting together a series of newspaper articles from the Westborough News about Westborough local history under the title, “Can You Name It?”. Helen Phillips may or may not be the author of the articles.

Official collection name: Helen Phillips Scrapbook of “Can You Name It?” Newspaper Articles, 1978

Location: Shelving

Local identifier: LH.030

Creator: Helen Phillips

Date: 1978

Extent: One scrapbook

Subject: Newspapers–Westborough (Mass.)

Historical Newspaper Collection

Online, microfilm, indexes. Historical newspapers published in Westborough. There are two uncataloged indexes for early marriages and deaths in the Westborough Chronotype. See also the Newspaper Article Collection (LH.007) and Westborough News Websites Collection (LH.074).

Official collection name: Westborough Historical Newspaper Collection

Location: Shelving; Map case (Drawer 5).

Local identifier: LH.006

Creator: Westborough Public Library

Date: 1849-1874

Extent: 2 linear feet

Subject: Newspapers–Westborough (Mass.)

Online access: http://www.westborougharchive.org/newspapers/

Newspaper Article Collection

Finding aid

Photocopies, newspaper clippings, documents, pamphlets, booklets, periodicals. In lieu of adequate backfiles to local Westborough newspapers, Local History Librarians clipped articles relating to Westborough, photocopied them, and then filed them by subject. Some files also include subject-related items and documents. See also the Westborough Historical Newspaper Collection (LH.006) and the Westborough News Websites Collection (LH.074).

Official collection name: Newspaper Article Collection

Location: Shelving

Local identifier: LH.007

Creator: Westborough Public Library

Date: 1977-2015

Extent: 9 linear feet (9 boxes)

Subject: Newspapers–Westborough (Mass.)

Finding aid: Newspaper Article Collection


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Westborough News Websites Collection

Newspapers and websites devoted to reporting news of Westborough. See also the Westborough Historical Newspaper Collection (LH.006) and Newspaper Article Collection (LH.007).

Official collection name: Westborough News Websites Collection

Local identifier: LH.074

Creator: Westborough Public Library

Date: 2018 – present

Subject: Society & Culture;  Spontaneous Events; Newspapers–Westborough (Mass.)

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