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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1295C Previous Report (1295B)  |  Next Report (1296A)
INDEX NAME:  Vincennes Indiana Newspaper Index
  • INDIANA GAZETTE Vincennes IN 1804-1805
  • WESTERN SUN Vincennes IN 1807-1827(Feb 3)
Indiana Division
140 N. Senate Ave
Indianapolis IN 46204
Telephone: (317) 633-5440
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Indiana State Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  An index to Indiana news, including some general interest news.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 slip index arranged in alphabetical order by subject or personal name. Entries consist of a brief annotation, the name of the paper, the date and the page.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 115,000 slips.
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. Norma Olin Ireland. LOCAL INDEXES IN AMERICAN LIBRARIES. Faxon, Boston MA, 1947.
3. Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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