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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1125A Previous Report (1124A)  |  Next Report (1125B)
INDEX NAME:  Longmont Ledger Index
  • LONGMONT LEDGER Longmont CO 1879-1935
COMPILER:  Works Progress Administration project
409 Fourth Ave
Longmont CO 80501
Telephone: (303) 776-2236
AVAILABILITY:  The index is made available on microfilm from the Colorado Department of Archives (1313 Sherman; Denver CO 80203). Write for prices. A copy of the index is available for public use in the Longmont Public Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Emphasis is on local area, no state or national news in indexed. Includes names of persons, names of institutions and organizations.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index which has been reproduced on microfilm. Arrangement is alphabetical by subject and personal name. Entries consist of a brief description of article, followed by the month, day, and year of the paper. Frequently used terms are often abbreviated.
SIZE OF INDEX:  A total of 28,800 entries on some 5000 cards.
Walter R. Griffin & Jay L. Rasmussen. "A comprehensive guide to the location of published and unpublished newspaper indexes in Colorado repositories". Colorado Magazine, v.49, p.4, Fall 1972.
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