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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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.

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INDEX NAME:  Sun Telegram Index
  • SUN TELEGRAM San Bernardina CA 1965-Current
Reference Dept.
401 Arrowhead Ave
San Bernardino CA 92401
Telephone: (714) 889-0264
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the San Bernardino Public Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Local news is indexed, principally that found in the Metro section of the newspaper. We do not index crimes, obituaries unless of leading citizens, critical reviews, nor most feature articles.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index arranged in alphabetical order with both subjects and personal names interfiled. Entries consist of the headline followed by the citation. The citation consists of the word "Sun" followed by the month, day, year, page, and column where the article appeared.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 10 entries per day are added to the index which currently occupies about 8 standard card catalog drawers.
1. T. Gwinup et al. "Survey of local newspapers in California". California Librarian, v.36, p.4-45, January 1975.
2. Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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