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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1313A Previous Report (1312A)  |  Next Report (1313B)
INDEX NAME:  Charleston Daily Courier Index
  • CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER Charleston SC 1858-1865
COMPILER:  Martin Kaufman, Ph.D.
Westfield MA 01085
Telephone: (413) 568-3311, Ext. 370
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Westfield State College Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  This index was compiled by students under the direction of Martin Kaufman, Ph.D., Professor of History at Westfield State College. Every article in the newspaper over one-half column in length was indexed, excluding advertisements. Material is arranged under the following broad subject headings (some of which have been subdivided):ABOLITIONISTS; AGRICULTURE; ART; AMUSEMENTS; BUSINESS; DIPLOMACY & FOREIGN EVENTS; EDUCATION; HISTORY; INDUSTRY; LITERATURE; MILITARY; MEDICINE & PUBLIC HEALTH; PHILOSOPHY; POLITICS; RELIGION; SCIENCE; SLAVERY & THE NEGRO; SOCIAL CONDITIONS; SPIRIT DURING WARTIME; STATE & LOCAL AFFAIRS; and TRANSPORTATION.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  This is a handwritten 3x5 card file index. Entries consist of the name of the newspaper, month, day, year, page, and column followed by a brief description of the article.
SIZE OF INDEX:  The index contains about 7000 entries.
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