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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1062A Previous Report (1061A)  |  Next Report (1063A)
INDEX NAME:  Atlanta Journal-Constitution Magazine Index
Robert W. Woodruff Library for Advanced Studies
Atlanta GA 30322
Telephone: (404) 329-6875
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Woodruff Library at Emory University. Reference inquiries accepted.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  The ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION MAGAZINE is a Sunday supplement containing articles primarily on regional, state and local topics. The index provides complete author, title and subject access to articles which have appeared since the magazine began in 1932. Special attention is paid to items relating to Georgia or Georgians. Regular weekly features, such as recipies, fashion and advice are omitted from the index.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index. The title card is the main entry and includes date, complete pagination and author. Also listed at the bottom of this card are the author and subject tracings. The author card may have as many as five or six titles on one card, arranged chronologically. Additional cards are numbered. A subject card will have the subject heading typed in red at the top with titles and their complete citations listed chronologically beneath. Library of Congress subject headings are used as far as possible. The author, title, and subject cards are interfiled in one alphabetical order.
SIZE OF INDEX:  Approximately 26,600 cards in the index. Index about 20 new articles each month.
1. Georgia Library Association (Reference Section), Georgia Library Resources: Newspapers, Indexes, Bibliographies, 1975, p 46.
2. Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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