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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1161A Previous Report (1160A)  |  Next Report (1162A)
INDEX NAME:  Newspaper index
  • ELKO FREE PRESS Elko NV 1883(Jan 5)-1890(Dec 30)
  • ELKO INDEPENDENT Elko NV 1869(Jun 19)-1890(Dec 30)
1515 Idaho St
PO Box 503
Elko NV 89801
Telephone: (702) 738-3418
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Northeastern Nevada Museum.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Contains entries on people, personalities, communities, mining districts, ranches, geography, disasters, violence, special events, schools, weather, and any other article dealing with Northeastern Nevada. The plan is to eventually complete the index from 1890 to the present.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index arranged in a single alphabet with both subjects and personal names interfiled. The entry consists solely of the citation, without the headline or any other descriptive information. The citation includes the name of the paper (abbreviated) followed by the month, day, and year where the article appeared.
SIZE OF INDEX:  Estimate over 5,000 cards in the index.
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