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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1172A Previous Report (1171A)  |  Next Report (1172B)
INDEX NAME:  Paterson News Index
  • PATERSON NEWS Paterson NY 1973-Current
250 Broadway
Paterson NJ 07501
Telephone: (201) 881-3770
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Paterson Free Public Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Coverage includes news of Paterson, Passaic County and New Jersey news which affects these areas. In addition, indexed are some advertisements, editorials, letters to the editor, biographies and obituaries.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index with both names and subjects interfiled in the same alphabet. There is one entry per card. Entries consist of the headline, the date (mo-dy-yr), the page and column. Accompanying illustrations are noted.
SIZE OF INDEX:  27 drawers contain the current index.
1. Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
2. Joseph C. Scorza. NEWSPAPER INDEXING IN NEW JERSEY: SUMMARY RESULTS OF A SURVEY OF PUBLIC LIBRARIES. Reference Section, New Jersey Library Association, New Brunswick NJ, October 1975.
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