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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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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  • LAS VEGAS REVIEW JOURNAL Las Vegas NV 1972(Jun)-Current
  • LAS VEGAS SUN Las Vegas NV 1972(Jun)-Current
1726 E. Charleston
Las Vegas NV 89104
Telephone: (702) 382-3493
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Las Vegas Public Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Includes news of southern Nevada (Clark, Esmeralda, Nye, and Lincoln counties) and state news having an impact on southern Nevada. Special attention is given to indexing gambling news on a local, state, national and international basis. Excluded from the index are most sports news, social and society news, classified advertising, and news already indexed by other national indexes (New York Times Index, Readers Guide,...ect.).
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index arranged in alphabetical order by subject. Subjects are based on the NY Times subject thesarus. Each card contains several entries in chronological order. Each entry begins with the date of the paper (mo-dy-yr), followed by a code for the paper (Sun or RJ), followed by the page and/or section, and then the headline.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 10,000 entries per year are added to the index.
1. Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
2. Dorothy Rice et al. "The need for indexing Nevada's newspapers" (and other titles). A special issue on newspaper indexing in Nevada. Highroller, v.15, #1, January 1978.
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