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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1095C Previous Report (1095B)  |  Next Report (1095D)
INDEX NAME:  Index for the Exponent
  • EXPONENT Culpeper VA 1881(Apr)-1882;1897(Aug)-1901
417 Pelham St
Fredricksburg VA 22401
AVAILABILITY:  Photocopies of the original typescript are available for purchase. Write for prices. Volumes available are: Apr 1881-1882 (20 pgs); Aug 1897-1898 (23 pgs); Apr 1898-1899 (25 pgs); Apr 1899-1900 (12pgs); Apr 1900-1901 (16 pgs). Copies of the index and corresponding copies of the newspaper are available for public use in the Culpeper Town and County Library (Main & Mason St; Culpeper 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 typewritten on 8½x11 inch pages. Entries consist mostly of personal names (last name first), followed by a brief word or phrase, and a code number representing the date of the paper.
SIZE OF INDEX:  8200 entries in the five volumes.
Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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