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First posted on July 9th 2002, last revised on January 13th 2008





Solomon Islands independent
Solomon Islands 1939-1978
Solomon Islands 1918-1939
Solomon Islands 1893-1918
Solomon Islands 1850-1893
Solomon Islands prior to 1850

Timeline : Solomon Islands
Historical Atlas, Solomon Islands Page



WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNAL FILES
Country Profiles from BBC Country Profiles; from World Desk Reference ; from Nations Encyclopedia; from Wikipedia; from CIA World Factbook, countries - Solomon Islands; from Worldwide Gazetteer
Finding Solomons, from South Pacific Organizer
Jane's Solomon Islands Homepage, numerous chapters on history and culture
Links, General from Library of Congress, Portals to the World; from BUBL
Links, on History University of the South Pacific, Current issues in the Solomon Islands: South Pacific regional security and Australian interventionism
Organizations Pacific History Association
Pacific Islands Museums and Cultural Institutions Association (PIMA)
Pacific Islands Study Circle (Philately)
Historical Dictionaries Archaeopedia New Zealand
Solomon Islands Historic Encyclopedia, 1893-1978
Timelines from timelines.ws; from BBC News
Accounts of History History of the Solomon Islands, from Lonely Planet; from iExplore; from infoplease; from World Rover, from World Travel Guide
Article History of the Solomon Islands, from Wikipedia
Short History of the Solomon Islands, from Abacci Atlas
Politics Article Politics of the Solomon Islands, from Wikipedia; Political Resources on the Net : Solomon Islands; Governments on the WWW : Gambia; Country Report : Gambia, from Polity IV; For the Record 2000 : Solomon Islands, from UN Human Rights System
Pacific IGOs, from SPCpiocean.org
Military Solomon Islands, from Land Forces of Britain, the Empire and Commonwealth
Economy & Finances Global Currency History : Solomon Islands; Currency Boards and Dollarization by Kurt Schuler; click for Solomon Islands
Article Economy of the Solomon Islands, from Wikipedia
Ch.3 : Agroforestry in Melanesia : Case Studies from Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, in W.C. Clarke et al., Agroforestry in the Pacific Islands
S. Aswani, P. Sheppard, The Archaeology and Ethnohistory of Exchange in Precolonial and Colonial Roviana, Current Anthropology 44 2003
Social History Article : Solomon Islands, from Education Encyclopedia
Ethnography Languages of the Solomon Islands (74), from Ethnologue
Country Reports : Solomon Islands, from U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (2000-2003)
Solomon Islands, from Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples : Solomon Islands
Religion Chronology of Catholic Dioceses : Solomon Islands, from Kirken i Norge
A brief history of the Archdiocesis of Honiara, from Catholic Net
Solomon Islands, from General Board of Global Ministries
C.W. Whonsbon Aston, Levuka Days of a Parson in Polynesia, 1936, Project Canterbury
History of Regions Provinces of the Solomon Islands, from www.statoids.com
History of Cities Honiara, from Wikipedia
Institutions Solomon Airlines
Culture Solomon Island Art, from Art Pacific, images and links
Biographies Pacific Islander Biography, database maintained at ANU
Others Oceania Ecoregion, from WWF

WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED DOCUMENTS
Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen (B. Cahoon); from Rulers (B. Schemmel); from Regnal Chronologies; from World Rulers (E. Schulz, illustrated); Political Leaders, from ZPC, including party leaders
Lists of Ambassadors Political Graveyard : Solomon Islands, has incomplete list of U.S. diplomatic chiefs
Lists of Bishops Articles : Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Honiara, Roman Catholic Diocese of Auki, Roman Catholic Diocese of Gizo, from Wikipedia
Population Figures Historical Population Statistics : Solomon Islands, from Population Statistics at Univ. Utrecht
Online Newspapers from World Newspapers
Movies Colonial Film. Moving Images of the British Empire : Solomon Islands (listing of film titles)
Archive Deposits Search National Archives (UK), Archives New Zealand for Toga, Tonga
University of Auckland, Guide to the Western Pacific Archives
Australian National University, Pacific Manuscripts Bureau, Reel List
National Archives (UK) : Western Pacific Archives
Mundus. Gateway to Missionary Collections in the United Kingdom
Modern Documents World History Archives : Melanesia
List of Ratifications of International Labour Conventions by the Solomon Islands, from ILO, 14 docs. since 1984
Newspaper Archive, requires registration, charges a modest fee; as of Oct. 30th 2006 has 45,431 historical newspaper articles on the Solomon Islands
New York Times, click Archive 1851-1980; search for Solomon Islands, has 2,391 articles; click Archive since 1981, search for Solomon Islands, has 354 articles
The Jewish Chronicle, since 1841, online, has 20 articles on the Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands Article Archives, by Keepmedia
People First, Daily News from the Solomon Islands; news (at least) since 2002 online
Search National Archives (UK), Archives New Zealand for Solomon Islands
Historical Maps see here
Solomon Islands Maps, from Perry Castaneda Map Collection, UTexas
Queensland Historical Atlas, British interests in the Western Pacific Ocean, 1887
Historical
Encyclopedia Entries
Secular from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1889 (Salomoninseln), in German; from EB 1911
Religious Articles Southern Solomon Islands, Northern Solomon Islands, from Catholic Encyclopedia 1908 edition
Economic
Geographical Solomon Islands, pp.673-674 in vol.2 of A system of geography, 1807, GB
Spirito Santo, Solomon Islands, pp.593-602 in C. Malte-Brun, Universal Geography, 1822, GB
Salomon Islands, pp.1000-1013 in A.G. Findlay, A Directory for the Navigation of the Pacific Ocean, 1851, GB
Solomon Islands pp.360-363 in J.S. Cooper, The islands of the Pacific; their peoples and their products 1888, IA
The Solomon Islands, pp.442-447 in F.H.H. Guillemard, Malaysia and the Pacific Archipelagoes, vol.2 of Stanford's Compendium of Geography and Travel, 1894, IA
Ethnological Papu dell' Isole di Salomone, pp.356-357 in G.B. Pigna, Delle Razze Umane, 1857, in Italian, GB
Election Results from Psephos (since 2001); from IFES Election Guide (since 1999)
Elections and Electoral Systems around the world : Solomon Islands, from Area Studies, at Keele
Archives Pandora. Australia's Web Archive, search for Solomon Islands
National Symbols Flag, from FOTW; Coat of Arms, from International Civic Heraldry
Coins, Banknotes Banknotes of Oceania (Gilbert, Solomon Islds., Br. New Guinea); of the Solomon Islands, from World Currency Museum; of Oceania, of Solomon Islands, from Ron Wise's World Paper Money
Stamps British Solomon Islands Stamps, from tulagi.com; Rare Solomon Islands Stamps, from Sandafayre Stamp Gallery; Solomon Islands Stamps 1907-1914, from Stamps Catalogue 1840-1920 by Evert Klaseboer
Others License Plates : Gambia, from Francoplaque, from License Plates of the World
Airline Timetable Images : Solomon Islands
Robert D. Craig and Franklin P. King, Historical Dictionary of Oceania, Westport CT : Greenwood 1981 [G]

PRINTED REFERENCE
Bibliography Tennessee Archaeology Net : Bibliographies for Anthropological Research : Australia and Oceania
T.H. Slone, An Annotated Bibliography of Melanesian Folklore
T.E. Hays, New Guinea Bibliography, 2003
Online Journals On Oceania Journal of the Polynesian Society 1892-1991
Pacific Studies, IA
Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association 1979-
Journal de la Societe des Oceanistes, 1945-2009 online
The Contemporary Pacific 2000-2013
On Mission Mission Periodicals Online, from Yale Univ. Library
Magazin für die neueste Geschichte der evangelischen Missions- und Bibelgesellschaften 1818, 1820, 1824, 1827, 1831, 1832, 1836, 1837, 1838, 1841, 1850, 1853, 1867 GB; 1818-1856 from Yale Univ. Library
Church Missionary Society (London), Missionary Register, GB; search for Tonga, Friendly Islands vol.11 1823, vol.12 1824, vol.14 1826, vol.16 1828, vol.17 1829, vol.20 1832, vol.30 1842, vol.36 1848, vol.38 1850
London Missionary Society, The Missionary Magazine and Chronicle, 1860, 1862, 1864-I, IA; 1848-1866 at Yale Univ. Library (full view)
Annales de la propagation de la foi 1834-1933, Gallica
General Accounts Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th edition, Macropaedia, Vol.25, pp.274-275 Article Pacific Islands : Solomon Islands. KMLA Lib.Sign. R 032 B862h v.25
Historical Atlas Colin McEvedy, The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Pacific, London : Penguin 1998, 120 pp. [G]