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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1172B Previous Report (1172A)  |  Next Report (1173A)
INDEX NAME:  Obituary Index
  • MORNING CALL Paterson NJ 1906-1957
  • PATERSON GUARDIAN Paterson NJ 1906-1957
  • PATERSON NEWS Paterson NJ 1906-1957
  • PATERSON PRESS Paterson NJ 1906-1957
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:  Indexes obituaries for those who resided in Paterson NJ.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index subdivided by year. Within each year, the cards are in alphabetical order by personal name. Each card consists of the following information: Name of person, year of death, name of paper, month & day of issue, volume and page number where the obituary notice will be found.
SIZE OF INDEX:  32 file drawers contain the entire 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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