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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1167A Previous Report (1166A)  |  Next Report (1167B)
INDEX NAME:  Oregon Spectator Index
  • OREGON SPECTATOR Oregon City OR 1846(Feb 5)-1854(Jan 7)
COMPILER:  Works Progress Administration (WPA)
1230 S.W. Park Ave
Portland OR 97205
Telephone: (503) 222-1741
AVAILABILITY:  One copy of this index is available for public use at the Oregon Historical Society.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Indexes news articles, editorials, advertisements, poetry, letters to the editor, personal names, business news, ships, geography, ...etc. Not limited to items of local interest, although the emphasis is on local information. "Filler" material, such as news stores re-printed from other newspapers, have not been indexed.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A book form index consisting of two mimeographed volumes totaling 655 pages. Page size is 8½x11 inches. Both subjects and names are interfiled in the same alphabetical order. Entries consist of a brief annotation, followed by the day, month, year, page and column where the article appeared. Advertisements are noted with the code (adv).
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 21,000 total entries in the indes.
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