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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1126B Previous Report (1126A)  |  Next Report (1127A)
INDEX NAME:  The Daily Pantagraph Index
  • THE DAILY PANTAGRAPH Bloomington IL 1854-1950
COMPILER:  Works Progress Administration (WPA) project originally, but additions to the 1950 were made by the McLean County Historical Society.
201 E. Grove St.
Bloomington IL 61701
Telephone: (309) 827-0428
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the library of the McLean County Historical Society.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  News articles, vital statistics, railroad schedules, advertisements.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index arranged in alphabetical order by subject and name (both personal and corporate names included). Entries consist of the headline and a brief description of the event, plus the citation. The citation may either preceed the annotation or follow it. There may be more than one citation per card.
1. Herbert O. Brayer. "Preliminary guide to indexed newspapers in the United States, 1850-1900". Mississippi Valley Historical Review, v.33, #2, Sept. 2, 1946.
2. Harry A. Friedman. NEWSPAPER INDEXING. Marquette University Press, Milwaukee WI, 1942.
3. Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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