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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1146L Previous Report (1146K)  |  Next Report (1146M)
INDEX NAME:  Nebraska Territorial Newspaper Index
  • DESOTO PILOT ? NE 1857
  • FALLS CITY BROAD AXE Falls City NE 1860-1862
  • HUNTSMAN ECHO ? NE 1860-1861
  • NEBRASKA ADVERTISER Brownville NE 1854-1867
  • NEBRASKA CITY NEWS Nebraska City NE 1854-1867
  • NEBRASKA CITY PEOPLES PRESS Nebraska City NE 1859-1860
  • NEBRASKA ENQUIRER ? NE 1859-1861
  • NEBRASKA HERALD Plattsmouth NE 1859-1861
  • OMAHA ARROW Omaha NE 1854
  • WYOMING TELESCOPE ? NE 1857-1859
COMPILER:  Works Progress Administration (WPA)
1500 R St
Lincoln NE 68508
Telephone: (402) 432-2793
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used at the Nebraska State Historical Society. Photocopies of one or more cards will be made at prevailing rates.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  This index is a name and subject index of articles and references appearing in several Nebraska territorial newspapers, 1854-1867. It is not an exhaustive index and will not contain all references to individuals or activities. It is however, a good aid to research in Nebraska territorial history.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index, handwritten. Both subjects and personal names are interfiled in the same alphabet. Entries consist of a sometimes lengthy description of the article, followed by the citation. The citation consists of the paper, the date (mo-dy-yr), the page and column.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 29,000 entries (29,000 cards) in the index.
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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