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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1092A Previous Report (1091A)  |  Next Report (1093A)
INDEX NAME:  Index to the Honolulu Advertiser and Honolulu Star-Bulletin
  • HONOLULU ADVERTISER Honolulu HI 1929-Current
  • HONOLULU STAR-BULLETIN Honolulu HI 1929-Current
Hawaii and the Pacific Section
478 S. King St
Honolulu HI 96813
Telephone: (808) 548-2344
AVAILABILITY:  A published index consisting of a five-volume index covering the years 1929-1967, a one volume index covering the years 1968-1969 and the annual volumes every year starting in 1970. Current annual indexes cost $25 and may be purchased from the Friends of the Library (402 Kapahulu Ave; Honolulu HI 96815). Write on availablity of backfiles.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Indexes articles on Hawaii and the Pacific region. Selective, not comprehensive. Articles selected on basis of current interest and research value. Includes obituaries. Articles by UP and AP are not included. Vital statistics, legal proceedings, calendar of events, daily columns are not included. Accidents, slayings, awards, sports, may or may not be included. Club announcements are usually not included. Interviews of celebrities visiting Hawaii are usually not included.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A book-form index on 8½x11 inch pages with composition by phototypesetting and reproduction by offset printing. The index is alphabetical by subject or personal name. Following each subject heading, set in bold type, the entries are arranged in chronological order. Entries consist of the headline, if self explanitory, or an annotation, followed by the citation. The citation consists of a code for the paper, the month, day, year, section, and page. Following the entries are the cross references to related subject headings.
SIZE OF INDEX:  A current annual index contains about 10,000 entries and runs from 160-200 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. 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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