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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1077B Previous Report (1077A)  |  Next Report (1078A)
INDEX NAME:  Daily News Tribune Index
  • FULLERTON DAILY NEWS TRIBUNE Fullerton CA 1893-1927;1927-1961(in process);1962-Current
COMPILER:  Harriet Dorsey & Evelyn Cadman
353 W. Commonwealth Ave
Fullerton CA 92632
Telephone: (714) 871-9440
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Fullerton Public Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  1893-1926: Selective local news. 1927-1961: Selective local news; comprehensive on Fullerton Public Library. 1962-Current: Selective Fullerton news. Omitted from the index is most advertising, routine social news and routine sports news.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index arranged in alphabetical order by subject or personal name. A separate section of the index is devoted to BIOGRAPHY. The early cards (1893-1927) are handwritten. Later cards have been typed. For convenience of the user, a duplicate set of cards have been made by photocopying 4 cards per 8½x11 page and placing the sheets in a ring binder. Entries consist of the citation (mo-dy-yr & page#) followed by the headline or brief description of the article. There are several entries on each subject card. On the early handwritten cards, all of the entries on one card are from the same year, which is noted in the upper right corner of the card.
1. T. Gwinup et al. "Survey of local newspapers in California". California Librarian, v.36, p.4-45, January 1975.
2. Norma Olin Ireland. LOCAL INDEXES IN AMERICAN LIBRARIES. Faxon, Boston MA, 1947.
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