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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1139A Previous Report (1138A)  |  Next Report (1140A)
INDEX NAME:  News-Herald and Valdese News card index
  • NEWS-HERALD Morganton NC 1883(Mar 31)-1966(Jun 23)
  • VALDESE NEWS Valdese NC 1938(Dec 8)-1966(Dec 29)
COMPILER:  Burke County Cultural Heritage Program (a Federally funded project).
204 S. King St
Morganton NC 28655
Telephone: (704) 437-5638
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the North Carolina Room of the Morganton-Burke Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Primarily items of local interest and of historic value.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 5x8 card file index arranged by broad topic or geographic areas. For example, the card shown below is for BURKE COUNTY. Within this broad topic, the entries form a CHRONOLOGY of articles dealing with various people, governments, businesses, etc. Each entry in the chronology consists of the headline and the date (mo-dy-yr) where the article appeared. the name of the paper is in the top right hand corner of the card.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 3,000 cards in the total index.
Walter R. Griffin & Jay L. Rasmussen. "Comprehensive guide to the location of published and unpublished newspaper indexes in North Carolina repositories." North Carolina Libraries, v.32, p.11, Fall 1974.
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