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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1280B Previous Report (1280A)  |  Next Report (1280C)
INDEX NAME:  An index to the press of Clarksburg WV, 1810-1825
  • BYE STANDER Clarksburg WV 1813(Jul 17);1814(Feb 1)
  • CLARKSBURG GAZETTE Clarksburg WV 1822(Oct 19,26)
  • CLARKSBURG INTELLIGENCER Clarksburg WV 1823(Sep 20-Nov 20);1825(Jan 29-Dec 17)
  • INDEPENDENT VIRGINIAN Clarksburg WV 1820(Aug 18-Dec 20);1822(Oct 6)
COMPILER:  Melissa Harker Bishop
West Virginia Collection
Colson Hall
Morgantown WV 26506
Telephone: (304) 293-3240
AVAILABILITY:  One copy of this index is available for public use in the West Virginia Collection of the West Virginia University.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  This index envelopes all the Clarksburg papers from 1810-1825 which remain in existance in the Archives or on microfilm at the West Virginia Universtiy library. The newspapers indexed here portray the important events and everyday affairs of a town in the thoes of progressive expansion and growth. The index consists primarily of personal names and very general subject headings (agriculture, banking, crime, elections, Indians, inventions, etc).
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A book form index typewritten on 8½x11 inch pages. Each entry consists of the subject heading or personal name, a brief annotation (sometimes), an abbreviation for the newspaper, and the month, day, year, volume, and issue number.
SIZE OF INDEX:  Index totals 93 pages.
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