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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Chicago Newspaper Indexes
Date: Tue, 4 Dec 2007 23:38:26 -0600
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Thank you for sharing this with us.
I was unaware of this index. So many of us our looking for obits in
these papers,
it could be of tremendous value to us.

Does anyone else on the list know anything about this index or its
author/creator John Corrigan?


On Dec 4, 2007, at 9:52 PM, amdo wrote:

> I read in Loretto Dennis Szucs' 1996 ed. "Chicago and Cook County,
> a Guide to Research", p. 446-7, that John Corrigan compiled an
> extensive index of many biographies and obituaries of Chicago
> Irish. He extracted information primarily from the Chicago Inter-
> Ocean, The Chicago Citizen, The South Side Sun, Lake Vindicator,
> The Sun and The New World, as well as other published Chicago
> sources and his own personal research.
> Loretto advises that one may contact John for more information and
> a fee schedule by sending a SASE to John Corrigan, 1669 W. 104th
> Street, Chicago, IL, 60643. Since this information is over 11
> years old, I am wondering if it is still valid.
> Has anyone ever contacted John, or do you know if access to his
> database has changed over time?
> Annette
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