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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1255D Previous Report (1255C)  |  Next Report (1255E)
INDEX NAME:  References to Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina appearing in Hillsborough Recorder from 1820-1879.
  • HILLSBOROUGH RECORDER Hillsborough NC 1820-1879
COMPILER:  Helen D. Allen
North Carolina Collection
Wilson Library 024-A
Chapel Hill NC 27514
Telephone: (919) 933-1172
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the North Carolina Collection at the Wilson Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  The emphasis is on Chapel Hill and the University community. Broad topical areas covered by the index include: Books and articles by University authors, Business advertising, Business policy, Temperance Society, Churches and religion, Civil War, Collection of taxes, Crime, Entertainment, University historical society, Internal improvements, Lost and found, Masonic order, Negroes, Patriotic activity, Publications, Rental and sale of property, and the University of North Carolina. Excluded from the index are marriages and deaths.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  This is a 5x8 card file index with one or more handwritten entries per card. The cards are in alphabetical order by the broad topical areas described above. Entries begin with the citation (month, day, year) and are followed by a sometimes lengthy description of the article being cited.
SIZE OF INDEX:  232 cards in total.
Walter R. Griffin & Jay L. Rasmussen. "Comprehensive guide to the location of published and unpublished newspaper indexes in North Carolina repositories." North Carolina Libraries, v.32, p.11, Fall 1974.
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