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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1308A Previous Report (1307A)  |  Next Report (1309A)
INDEX NAME:  Oregonian Index
  • OREGONIAN Portland OR 1850-1910;1914-1916;1919-1975(Aug)
Eugene OR 97403
Telephone: (503) 686-3056
AVAILABILITY:  The early indexes are book format. It is not known how many copies were reproduced, but these volumes and the card file index from 1925-Aug 1975 are available for public use in the University of Oregon Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  The index cites articles on Oregon and its people. Articles indexed which originated outside the state must have had a newsworthy or significant impact on Oregon.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  Entry statements consist of the headline (amplified if necessary), the newspaper name, month, day, year, section, page, and column. The presence of illustrations, maps, charts, and editorials are indicated.
SIZE OF INDEX:  1850-1910 (7 volumes); 1914-1916 (5 volumes); 1919-1929 (11 volumes); 1925-Aug 1975 (card file index containing about 215,000 entries).
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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