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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1192A Previous Report (1191A)  |  Next Report (1193A)
INDEX NAME:  Riverside Press-Enterprise Index
  • RIVERSIDE PRESS-ENTERPRISE Riverside CA 1878-1964;1966-Current
3581 7th Street
Riverside CA 92503
Telephone: (714) 787-7201
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Riverside Public Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Comprehensive coverage of city and county news. Omitted from the index are obituaries, editorials, routine social news, routine sports news, and vital statistics. The 1878-1964 coverage is quite sparse.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index with both subjects and personal names interfiled in the same alphabetical order. Entries consist of the headline, followed by the citation. The citation consists of the newspaper name (coded), the month, day, year, section and page. Pictures, maps and charts are also noted.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 500 entries per month are added to the current index.
1. T. Gwinup et al. "Survey of local newspapers in California". California Librarian, v.36, p.4-45, January 1975.
2. Norma Olin Ireland. LOCAL INDEXES IN AMERICAN LIBRARIES. Faxon, Boston MA, 1947.
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