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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1118A Previous Report (1117A)  |  Next Report (1119A)
INDEX NAME:  Lassen Advocate Index
  • LASSEN ADVOCATE Susanville CA 1868-1871
  • LASSEN ADVOCATE Susanville CA 1916-1926
Courthouse Annex
Susanville CA 96130
Telephone: (916) 257-7286
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Lassen County Free Library. Use is restricted because of format and the fact that only one copy exists.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Covers all items of interest in Lassen County, especially Susanville. Covers state news plus Nevada because of proximity. Some national news is included. The index is primarily a personal name index. There are some place names.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index arranged in alphabetical order by name, last name first in the case of personal names. Each card consists of one entry. Each entry consists of the headline or a brief annotation, a code for the paper, the date (mo-dy-yr), page and column.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 12,000 entries in the entire index.
T. Gwinup et al. "Survey of local newspapers in California". California Librarian, v.36, p.4-45, January 1975.
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