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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1084A Previous Report (1083A)  |  Next Report (1085A)
INDEX NAME:  Great Falls Tribune Index
  • GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE Great Falls MT 1963-Current
Corner of Second Ave North at Third St
Great Falls MT 59401
Telephone: (406) 453-0349
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Great Falls Public Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Includes only stories about Montana, Great Falls and Montanians. It is an information file with local and state information that is difficult to obtain in any other form.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 5x8 card file index divided into three sections: GREAT FALLS; MONTANA, and OBITUARIES. Within each section, the cards are arranged in alphabetical order by subject or personal name. The GREAT FALLS section and MONTANA section are themselves divided into two sections. The "current" file holds any cards that are not completely filled with entries, regardless of date of last entry. The "back file" includes all filed cards. Both the current and back file include "see" and "see also" cards to help guide the user. Entries consist of the headline and/or a brief description of the article, followed by the citation (mo-dy-yr & page). Accompanying pictures are noted as well as editorials.
SIZE OF INDEX:  Approximately 4000 cards in the present index.
Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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