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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1046B Previous Report (1046A)  |  Next Report (1046C)
INDEX NAME:  WPA Reference File
  • DENVER POST Denver CO 1859-Current
  • DENVER REPUBLICAN Denver CO 1859-Current
  • DENVER TIMES Denver CO 1859-Current
  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN TIMES Denver CO 1859-Current
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Denver CO 80203
Telephone: (303) 839-2305
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists and must be used by the staff only.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Will include articles about people, places or subjects related to Colorado. NOTE: Plus other Colorado newspapers. Specific titles and dates indexed were not supplied.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 4x6 card file index with personal names, place names and subjects in one alphabetical order. Entries are either handwritten or typed. Entries will consist of the headline and/or a brief description or even the full entry (article content). The citation includes the full newspaper name, volume, number, month, day, year and sometimes the page number.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 100 entries per month are added to this index which currently occupies 120 feet of drawer space.
1. Walter R. Griffin & Jay L. Rasmussen. "A comprehensive guide to the location of published and unpublished newspaper indexes in Colorado repositories". Colorado Magazine, v.49, p.4, Fall 1972.
2. Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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