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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1131G Previous Report (1131F)  |  Next Report (1131H)
INDEX NAME:  Index to the Democratic Herald, Sept 18 1839-Dec 28 1842
  • DEMOCRATIC HERALD Ann Arbor MI 1839(Sep 18)-1842(Dec 28)
COMPILER:  Louis W. Doll
Bentley Historical Library
University of Michigan
1150 Beal Ave
Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Telephone: (313) 764-3482
AVAILABILITY:  One copy of this book-form index is available for public use in the Michigan Historical Collections Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  This index follows in the main the plan of the Index to The Western Emigrant (see LATHROP REPORT 1131E). Only local items have been included. Two appendices contain a business directory and a check list of all extant issues of the DEMOCRATIC HERALD. The DEMOCRATIC HERALD is the succesor to the MICHIGAN ARGUS. NOTE: See LATHROP REPORT 1131E for a more comprehensive scope note as it appeared in the PREFACE of the Index to The Western Emigrant.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A book-form index typewritten on 8½x11 inch pages. The entries are arranged in alphabetical order by name and subject. The index also contains a classified list of business and professions in addition to the alphabetical listing. Each entry consist of the subject heading, followed by a brief description of each article having to do with that subject (or personal name). Following the description is the month, day and year where the article appeared.
SIZE OF INDEX:  64 pages
Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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