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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  Index to THE STATE, Columbia SC
  • STATE Columbia SC 1892-1912
PO Box 1333
Columbia SC 29201
Telephone: (803) 771-6161
AVAILABILITY:  At one time, this was a published index which appeared annually. Publication has long since ceased. A copy of the indexes for 1892-1912 are available for public use in the South Caroliniana Library (University of South Carolina, Columbia SC 29208).
SCOPE OF INDEX:  A general index to the newspaper. Includes obituaries and weddings.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 6x9 inch book form index, originally published as one volume per year. The South Caroliniana Library has bound them into four physical volumes (1892-1901; 1903-1908; 1909-1911; 1912). Within each annual index, the entries are arranged in alphabetical order with both subjects and personal names interfiled. Entries consist of a brief annotation followed by the month, day, page, and column where the article appeared.
Harry A. Friedman. NEWSPAPER INDEXING. Marquette University Press, Milwaukee WI, 1942.
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