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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1137A Previous Report (1136C)  |  Next Report (1138A)
INDEX NAME:  Bloomington Herald-Telephone Newspaper Index
  • COURIER-TRIBUNE Bloomington IN 1973(Sep-Dec)
  • HERALD-TELEPHONE Bloomington IN 1973(Sep)-Current
303 E. Kirkwood Ave
Bloomington IN 47401
Telephone: (812) 339-2271
AVAILABILITY:  Three copies of this book form index exist. They must be used in the Monroe County Public Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  The scope is state-wide, but the emphasis is definitely on Monroe County and Bloomington. Elections and legislation are major examples of state-wide news included. Descriptive information about other towns or sites that would be of interest to tourists are indexed.. Indiana University news stories are also indexed.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A book form index, typewritten on 8½x11 inch pages. Each page contains an estimated 18 entries. All of the articles indexed on a given page are the same subject. The subject heading is shown in the upper left hand corner of the page. Each entry consists of the headline, a brief annotation, a code for the newspaper, the date (day-mo-yr) and the page.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 200 pages per year are added to the index.
Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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