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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1287A Previous Report (1286A)  |  Next Report (1288A)
INDEX NAME:  Subject index of the Cheyenne Daily Leader Volumes I to XXIII, inc.1867-1890, inc.
  • CHEYENNE DAILY LEADER Cheyenne WY 1867-1890
COMPILER:  Works Project Administration (WPA) Mildred E. Nelson
Historical Research and Publications
Barrett Building
Cheyenne WY 82002
Telephone: (307) 777-7519
AVAILABILITY:  The original unpublished typed edition is available for use in the Wroming State Archives. Photocopies of part or all of the index will be made at prevailing rates.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  This is a topical index. Subjects included are: Agriculture; annexation; Cheyenne; crime; communications; counties; education; government; Indians; journalism; judicial; literature; livestock; military; mines; national events; politics; religion; settlement; towns; transportation; vital statistics; woman suffrage; and "the scrap book" (miscellaneous).
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A book form index typewritten on 7x10 inch pages. The book is divided into "chapters", each covering a single topic (see SCOPE above). Within each topic, the entries are arranged in chronological order. Entries consist of the month, day, year, and a brief description of the article.
SIZE OF INDEX:  231 pages
1. Herbert O. Brayer. "Preliminary guide to indexed newspapers in the United States, 1850-1900". Mississippi Valley Historical Review, v.33, #2, Sept. 2, 1946.
2. Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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