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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1176B Previous Report (1176A)  |  Next Report (1177A)
INDEX NAME:  Colorado City Index
  • COLORADO CITY INDEPENDENT Colorado City CO 1914(Aug 21)-1917(Jun 8)
  • COLORADO CITY IRIS Colorado City CO 1914(Aug 21)-1917(Jun 8)
COMPILER:  Norman Sams LOCATION OR PUBLISHER: PIKES PEAK REGIONAL LIBRARY 20 N. Cascade PO Box 1579 Colorado Springs CO 80901 Telephone: (303) 473-2080
AVAILABILITY:  A copy of this index is available for public use in Pikes Peak Regional Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Comprehensive indexing of news events in Colorado City. Included are items pertaining to the history of the city, community organizations, business & industry, churches, railroads, etc. Also indexed are deaths and obituaries. The index also includes some indexing for other Colorado communities (Cripple Creek, Colorado Springs, Ramona, etc.).
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A book form index with two columns typewritten on 8½x11 inch pages. Both subjects and personal names are interfiled in the same alphabet. Under each subject or personal name, the entries are arranged in chronological order, one entry after another, in paragraph format. Each entry consists of the citation (month-day-year-page-column) followed by a very brief description of the content of the article.
SIZE OF INDEX:  The entire index contains approximately 10,000 entries.
1. Walter R. Griffin & Jay L. Rasmussen. "A comprehensive guide to the location of published and unpublished newspaper indexes in Colorado repositories". Colorado Magazine, v.49, p.4, Fall 1972.
2. Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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