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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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.

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INDEX NAME:  Index for the Martinsburg Gazette
  • MARTINSBURG GAZETTE Martinsburg WV 1810-1815;1823-1855
417 Pelham St
Fredricksburg VA 22401
AVAILABILITY:  The index is available as a series of booklets as shown below: 1810-1811 (14 pgs, $2); 1811-1812 (24 pgs, $2); 1812-1813 (17 pgs, $2); 1813-1814 (12 pgs, $2); 1814-1815 (23 pgs, $2); 1823 (18 pgs, $2); 1824 (22 pgs, $2); 1825 (18 pgs, $2); 1826 (19 pgs, $2); 1827 (19 pgs, $2); 1828 (19 pgs, $2); 1829 (13 pgs, $2); 1830 (13 pgs, $2); 1831 (14 pgs, $2); 1832 (25 pgs, $2); 1833 (22 pgs, $2); 1834-1839 (85 pgs, $5); 1839-1848 (170 pgs, $10); and 1851-1855 (78 pgs, $5). Copies of the index and the corresponding newspapers are available for public use in the library of Germanna Community College (Locust Grove VA 22508).
SCOPE OF INDEX:  The index includes all named persons from the locality and most for the state. Some names from national news items have been included. A few places names or subject headings may be included.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A book-form index typewritten on 8½x11 inch pages. The entries are arranged in alphabetical order by personal name (last name first), followed by a brief word or phrase concerning the reason for mention in the paper, and then followed by the citation. The citation consists of three (or four) numbers indicating the (volume), issue, page and column.
SIZE OF INDEX:  A total of 62,500 entries are included in the 19 volumes (625 pages) of the index.
Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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