Collection DOC 415 - The Solomon News Drum (Honiara)

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AU PMB DOC 415

Title

The Solomon News Drum (Honiara)

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  • Oct 1974, Feb 1975-Apr 1982 (Creation)

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6 reels; 35mm microfilm

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The Solomon News Drum was a weekly newspaper published by the Solomon Islands Government. A trial edition was published on 25 Oct 1974 followed by a further 366 issues published from 7 Feb 1975 until 7 May 1982. The name of the newspaper changed to the News Drum in July 1979. Its predecessor was the BSI News Sheet; it was succeeded by Solomon Islands News.

Reel 1 The Solomon News Drum trial edition 25 Oct 1974; Nos.1-46, 7 Feb-19 Dec 1975;
Reel 2 Nos.47-96, 9 Jan-17 Dec 1976;
Reel 3 Nos.97-147, 7 Jan-23 Dec 1977;
Reel 4 Nos.148-195, 13 Jan-22 Dec 1977; Nos.196-220, 12 Jan-29 Jun 1979; News Drum Nos.221-245, 6 Jul-21 Dec 1979;
Reel 5 Nos.246-295, 11 Jan-19 Dec 1980;
Reel 6 Nos.296-348, 9 Jan-25 Dec 1981; Nos. 349-360, 362, 8 Jan-9 Apr 1982.

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Dr Ian Fraser, Department of Anthropology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand and the Solomon Islands National Archives

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Access this title at PMB Member Libraries or by purchasing it directly from the Bureau: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/accessing.php

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doc415

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