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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1146D Previous Report (1146C)  |  Next Report (1146E)
INDEX NAME:  Nebraska Advertiser, June 1856-June 1965
  • NEBRASKA ADVERTISER Brownville NE 1856(Jun)-1861(Jun)
COMPILER:  EDITOR: Raymond E. Dale
1500 R St
Lincoln NE 68508
Telephone: (402) 432-2793
AVAILABILITY:  Only 2 copies of this book form index exist. They must be used in the Nebraska State Historical Society. Copies of all or part of the index will be made at prevailing rates.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  The index is a name and subject index to persons, organizations and subjects appearing in the Nebraska Advertiser. An effort was made to index the name of every adult each time it appeared. In some cases, where only initials of the person appeared in the paper, there may be multiple entries for the same person.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A book form index typewritten on 8½x11 inch pages. Subjects and personal names are interfiled in one alphabetical sequence. Entries consist of the subject or personal name, a brief description of the contents of the article and the citation (year, month, day, page, and column).
SIZE OF INDEX:  Total of about 17,000 entries in the index. The index is composed of 4 volumes totaling 1,063 pages.
1. Guide to the Newspaper Collection at the Nebraska State Historical Society, 1977. Published by the Society.
2. Herbert O. Brayer. "Preliminary guide to indexed newspapers in the United States, 1850-1900". Mississippi Valley Historical Review, v.33, #2, Sept. 2, 1946.
3. Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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