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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1054A Previous Report (1053A)  |  Next Report (1054B)
INDEX NAME:  The Wall Street Journal Index
  • WALL STREET JOURNAL Chicopee MA 1958-Current
PO Box 300
Princeton NJ 08540
Telephone: (609) 452-2000
AVAILABILITY:  A published index. Issued in twelve monthly issues plus an annual cumulation. Annual indexes back to 1958 are still available. Write for current prices. (NOTE: Annual index for 1955-1957 are available from the Bell & Howell Company. See LATHROP REPORT #1153J.)
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Only the eastern edition of the paper is indexed. The indexing is very comprehensive and includes profit reports, dividend reports, news about people, etc.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A book form index printed on 8½x11 inch pages, three columns per page. The index is divided into two sections: CORPORATE NEWS and GENERAL NEWS. Within each section, the entries are in chronological order. Entries consist of a brief summary of each article, followed by the month, day, page, and column where the article appeared in the Eastern Edition.
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