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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1153O Previous Report (1153L)  |  Next Report (1153P)
INDEX NAME:  Index to American Banker
  • AMERICAN BANKER New York NY 1971-Current
Micro Photo Division
The Indexing Center
Old Mansfield Rd
Wooster OH 44691
Telephone: (216) 264-6666
AVAILABILITY:  A published index. A subscription to the current year (consisting of 12 monthly issues and an annual cumulation) costs $255. Annual cumulations for prior years are available at $255 per year. Beginning in 1980 the Index to American Banker (1979-Current) will be available on-line from SDC (Santa Monica CA).
SCOPE OF INDEX:  The American Banker is a 5-day a week newspaper for the banking and financial industry. It provides detailed coverage of the banking industry, of state and federal government regulation and legislative activities, and information on national and international finance, the mortgage industry, economic development and agri-business. All articles are indexed by subject and personal names and/or corporate names as applicable. Editorials, cartoons and letters to the editor are indexed. Omitted from the index are advertisements (except for certain statements of condition), legal notices, regular statistical tables, the "executive changes" column and the "personal interests" column.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  The index is published monthly with three quarterly and an annual cumulation. The index is divided into three sections: (1) PERSONAL NAMES, (2) CORPORATIONS, and (3) GENERAL SUBJECTS. Each subject heading or personal name is followed by a brief description of the indexed article, plus the date, page and column where each article will be found. Entries are arranged in chronological order after each subject heading. An asterisk (*) following the citation indicates the presence of a photograph. Letter codes indicate if the article cited was a column, a speech, a special article prepared by a guest writer, or the text of a government proceding, legislation or regulation.
SIZE OF INDEX:  Each monthly index contains about 4,000 entries.
Review in Reference Services Review, v2, #3, July-Sept 1974, p 97.
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