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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1248A Previous Report (1247B)  |  Next Report (1249A)
INDEX NAME:  Daily Illini Spectrum Index
  • DAILY ILLINI Urbana IL 1961-1973
Newspaper Library
Urbana IL 61801
Telephone: (217) 333-1509
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this index exists. It must be used in the Newspaper Library (University of Illinois Library).
SCOPE OF INDEX:  This is a chronological and subject index to the special feature supplement SPECTRUM which was a part of the DAILY ILLINI (the student newspaper at the University of Illinois).
FORMAT OF INDEX:  Both a book form and a card form index. The book form index is typed on 8½x11 inch pages and is divided into two parts. There is a 16-page chronology that lists the month, day, and year of each article, followed by the headline and/or a brief description. There is also a 7-page subject section in which subject terms are followed by the month, day, and year of any articles dealing with that subject. In addition, there is a 3x5 card file index arranged in alphabetical order by subject. Each card consists of a subject heading, the headline and/or a brief description of the article, and the month, day, and year.
SIZE OF INDEX:  There are approximately 350 subject entries and 325 chronological entries.
Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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