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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1095A Previous Report (1094A)  |  Next Report (1095B)
INDEX NAME:  Index for The Virginia Herald
  • VIRGINIA HERALD Fredricksburg VA 1788-1809
417 Pelham St
Fredricksburg VA 22401
AVAILABILITY:  A published index available in the following editions: 1788-1791 (26 pgs, $2); 1792-1795 (47 pgs, $5); 1799-1800 (11 pgs, $2); 1802-1805 (30 pgs, $5); and 1806-1809 (31 pgs, $5). Copies of the index and the corresponding microfilm of the nespapers are available for use at the Mary Washington College Library (Fredricksburg, VA).
SCOPE OF INDEX:  An alphabetical index to all personal names and selected subjects for the locality of the newspaper.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A book-form index on 8½x11 inch pages. The five volumes total 145 pages. The entries consist mostly of personal names (last name first), followed by a brief phrase or word describing the content of the article, followed by the citation. The citation consists of the issue number, page number and column number where the article may be found.
SIZE OF INDEX:  An estimated 10,000 entries in total.
Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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