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Periodicals Department Collection and State Library Resources
Notice: In preparation of the Central Library renovation, the periodicals Department will be sharing its current space on the Main Floor on the mezzanine level with the Humanities Department.

Indexes to the Baltimore Sun and Evening Sun

 

The Baltimore Sun Indexes

Indexing of the Baltimore Sun is incomplete:

Year  Available Indexes 
 1837 - 1915

 Death and marriage indexes in the Maryland Department 

(see Indexes to Death and Marriages in Maryland Newspapers for a list of indexes available)

 1891 - 1951  Microform index located in the Periodicals Department; Card index located in the Maryland Department 
 1951 - 1959  Card index in the Maryland Department 
 1960 - 1983  NO INDEXING 
 1983 - May 1986  Card index in the Maryland Department 
 June 1986 - 1989  Paper index in the Maryland Department 
 1988 - 1989  Paper index in the Periodicals Department
 1990  Computer-based index in the Maryland Department 
 1990 -  The Baltimore Sun Archive offers free full-text of its articles from computers in Maryland libraries and free full-text of the most recent two weeks from anywhere; Baltimore Sun on ProQuestis accessible from any computer with internet access by entering a valid Pratt Library Card number.

 

The Evening Sun Indexes 

Indexing of the Evening Sun is incomplete:

Year  Available Indexes 
 1910 - 1955  Microform index located in the Periodicals Department; Card index located in the Maryland Department 
 1983 - 1995  Card index in the Maryland Department 
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