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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1249B Previous Report (1249A)  |  Next Report (1250A)
INDEX NAME:  Index to the Michigan Daily
  • MICHIGAN DAILY Ann Arbor MI 1891-1931(Oct 1)
Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library
Reference Department
Ann Arbor MI 48109
Telephone: (313) 764-9373
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Reference Department of the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  An index to the U of M student newspaper. It emphasizes University of Michigan subjects and personal names.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A handwritten 3x5 card file index with subjects and personal names interfiled in a single alphabetical order. The handwriting is very small with as many entries as possible fitted on each card. Each entry consists of the headline, followed by the newspaper name, month, day, year, and page.
SIZE OF INDEX:  It is estimated that there are about 35,000 entries in the index, based on an average of four entries per card for about 9,000 cards.
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