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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1146F Previous Report (1146E)  |  Next Report (1146G)
INDEX NAME:  Gering Weekly Courier Index
  • GERING WEEKLY COURIER Gering NE 1887-1889;1892(Jan-May)
1500 R St
Lincoln NE 68508
Telephone: (402) 432-2793
AVAILABILITY:  Only 2 copies of this book form index exist. They must be used at the Nebraska State Historical Society. Photocopies of all or part of the index will be made at prevailing rates.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  This is a name and subject index to persons, organizations and subjects appearing in the Gering Weekly Courier. In some cases, only the initials of persons are given and in others, the full name is given, so there may be multiple entries for the same person.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A book form index typewritten on 8½x11 inch pages. Both subject and personal names are interfiled in a single alphabet. Entries often consist of just a personal name (or subject) followed by the citation (year, month, day, page and column). Sometimes the contents of the article are mentioned.
SIZE OF INDEX:  Approximately 18,000 entries in total. The index is composed of 4 volumes totaling 714 pages.
1. Guide to the Newspaper Collection at the Nebraska State Historical Society, 1977. Published by the Society.
2. Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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