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Sun Collection

MSA SC 2852
Dates1838-2004
MediumOriginal, microfilm
RestrictionsRESTRICTED: Do not circulate originals without the permission of the Registrar or the Director of the Maryland Newspaper Project
StorageContact the Department of Special Collections for location.
Film Number(s)SCM 1244 - SCM 1258, SCM 2867 - SCM 2884, SCM 12033 - SCM 12035
Description
Newspaper, Sun
History
(Baltimore: A. S. Abell Co.)

The Sun began publication May 17, 1837 [v. 1, no. 1]. It was published daily, beginning October 6, 1901; daily, except Sunday, 1837-October 5, 1901. On Sundays, it was published as the Sunday Sun, November 15, 1914-1983. Sunday issues have own numbering. It was also published as the Baltimore Sun. Publication was suspended April 20-May 26, 1965 and January 3-March 17, 1970. Other editions include the Baltimore Weekly Sun (Baltimore: 1838) and the Evening Sun (Baltimore: 1910).

The Sun Almanac for Baltimore (Baltimore: A.S. Abell Co.) [OCLC 11432016] was published annually 1880-1915[?]. Volumes for [1898]-1915 were issued as a supplement to the Sun. Title history based on 1881; title form cover. It continues the Baltimore Sun Almanac and was continued by the Maryland Almanac.

A computer file containing the full text of the this title and the Evening Sun (Baltimore: 1910) with all articles indexed is available from NewsBank, Inc. as part of a CD-ROM entitled NewsBank CD News Presents the Sun [OCLC 26457524]. System requires a CompuAdd 212 computer; DOS; CD-ROM drive; Microsoft Extensions; and monitor.

Archives' collections of the Sun include issues for May 17, 1837 (MSA SC 39-16), April 28, 1841 (MSA SC 163-1), August 6, 1838 (MSA SC 378-43), October 20, 1854 (MSA SC 1925-1-7), April 30, 1861 [v. 48, no. 134] (MSA SC 417-1), August 13, 1862 [v. 51, no. 74] (MSA SC 963), May 20, 1870 [MSA SC 2852], December 11, 1872 [MSA SC 2852], March 20, 1902 [v. 130, no. 124] (MSA SC 1516-11), November 29, 1903 (MSA SC 418-750), March 24, 1908 (MSA SC 414-140), December 15, 1908 (MSA SC 1925-1-26), November 8, 1915 [v. 157, no. 151] (MSA SC 1341), November 11, 1918 [v. 163, no. 153] (MSA SC 696-2), October 20, 1920 [v. 167, no. 143] (MSA SC 696-2), November 3, 1920 [v. 167, no. 147] (MSA SC 696-2), November 3, 1920 [v. 167, no. 147] (MSA SC 696-2), March 6, 1921 (MSA SC 696-2), August 3, 1923 [v. 173, no. 68D] (MSA SC 696-2), August 4, 1923 [v. 173, no. 69E], (MSA SC 696-2), August 6, 1923 [v. 123, no. 70D] (MSA SC 696-2), August 7, 1923 [v. 173, no. 71D] (MSA SC 696-2), August 8, 1923 [v. 173, no. 72D] (MSA SC 696-2), August 9, 1923 [v. 173, no. 73D] (MSA SC 696-2), April 13, 1945 [v. 215, no. 125] (MSA SC 4489), and May 16, 1962 [v. 250, no. 154] (MSA SC 696-2).

Archives' library collection of the Sun Almanac includes almanacs for 1876-1886, 1886-1892, 1893-1896, 1897-1904, 1911-1913, 1914-1918.

This title is also available on microfilm from University Microfilms International.

For indices and abstracts, see: Thomas Hollowak, Index to Marriages and Deaths in the Baltimore Sun, 1837-1850 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1978); Thomas Hollowak, Index to Marriages in the Baltimore Sun, 1851-1860 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1987); Walter E. Arps, Jr., Maryland Mortalities, 1876-1915, from the Baltimore Sun Almanac (Silver Spring, MD: Family Line Publications, 1983); Walter E. Arps, Jr., Departed This Life Death Notices from the (Baltimore) Sun vols. 1-4, 1851-1860 (Silver Spring, MD: Family Line Publications, 1985-1986); Joseph C. Maquire, Jr., Index of Obituaries and Marriages in the (Baltimore) Sun 1861-1865 (Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1991).

For additional information, see: A.S. Abell Company, New Home for the Sun Papers of Baltimore (Baltimore: The A.S. Abell Company, 1951); University of Maryland Baltimore County, Light for All: A History of The Baltimore Sun 1837-1987 (Baltimore: The Baltimore Sun, 1987); Harold A. Williams, Baltimore Sun, 1837-1987 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987); Anthony Day et al, Day in the Sun: The Columns of Price Day, Reporter, War Correspondent, Editor The Baltimore Sun, 1942-1978 (Baltimore: The Baltimore Sun, 1993); Henry Edward Warner, "The Making of a Newspaper" [Baltimore: The Sun Book & Job Printing Office, Inc., 1924] [LC call no.: PN4899.B3 S8].

See Library of Congress Information Circular 16 for information on reprints.


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