PCA HISTORICAL CENTER
Archives and Manuscript Repository for the Continuing Presbyterian Church


Periodical Holdings, A-B

The list provided below gives details on the periodicals currently housed at the PCA Historical Center, including title, publisher name and location, series run dates, issues held by the Historical Center and issues currently needed to complete the series run of that title.
If you have copies of any issues that we are lacking, and would care to donate these to the Center, please contact us at your convenience.

Where feasible, photocopies of periodical articles can be made available. However, many periodicals are too fragile to allow for photocopying. For these materials, transcriptions may, in most cases, be ordered. Copies are produced for private use only, except as noted in the table below. Purchaser is responsible for obeying all relevant copyright laws.

Order information for copies of periodical articles
Category Price
Photocopies
Transcription [of fragile documents, etc.]
Digital scan of images or pages, for private use [jpg file @ 100 dpi]
Photographic paper prints of images, for private use, 4" x 6" size prints:
Photographic paper prints of images, for private use, 8" x 10" size prints:
Electronic text preparation, for private use only [MS Word or pdf format]
Digital scan of images for commercial use [.jpg file @ 300 dpi]
Digital scan of images for commercial use [.tiff file @ 300 dpi or higher]
Electronic text preparation, for commerical reproduction
$0.30 per page, plus postage
$25.00 per page

$10.00 per scan
$5.00 per print
$10.00 per print
$10.00 per page
$75.00 per each scan
$100.00 per each scan
$50.00 per each page
[All prices above, except for photocopies, include postage and/or electronic file transfer.]
Payment should be made by check, made to the PCA Historical Center, 12330 Conway Road, St. Louis, MO 63141
  A. D.
New York, NY: A.D. Publications
Series Run: 1.1 (September 1972) - 12,7 (June/July 1983)
Holdings: 3.7 (July 1974); 10.6 (June 1981) - 12.7 (July 1983)
Lacking: 1.1 - 3.6 (June 1974); 3.8 (Aug. 1974) - 10.5 (May 1981)
Preceding title : United Presbyterian
advocateensign The Advocate and Ensign
Philadelphia: John Graham, Publisher
Series Run: 1.1 (15 Jan. 1891) - [unknown]
Holdings: 1.3 (20 Feb. 1891) and 1.25 - 2.19 (17 Dec. 1892)
Lacking: 1.1 - 1.2; 1.4 - 1.24 and 2.20ff.
Note: Combined series for The Reformed Presbyterian Advocate and The Ensign ; Author-Title index available.
  American Presbyterian Review
New York: J.M. Sherwood
Series Run: New series, 1.1 (Jan. 1869) - 3.11 (Oct. 1871)
Holdings: Complete, held as bound volumes
Editors: Henry B. Smith and J.M. Sherwood; Associate Editors: Albert Barnes, Roswell D. Hitchcock and Jonathan B. Condit
Succeeding Title: Presbyterian Quarterly and Princeton Review
aptrsm American Presbyterian & Theological Review
New York: J.M. Sherwood
Series Run: v. 1, n. 1 (Jan. 1863) - v. 6, n. 24 (Oct. 1868)
Holdings: Vols. 2 (1864) and 6 (1868), bound, + Oct 1866 & Oct. 1867; Lacking vols. 1, 3, 4 and 5.
Formed by the union of American Theological Review and Presbyterian Quarterly Review (Philadelphia, PA).
  American Presbyterians
Philadelphia, PA: Presbyterian Historical Society
Series Run: v. 63.3 (Fall 1985) - v. 74.4 (Winter 1996)
Holdings: 63.3 - 74.4 [complete]
Succeeding title: Journal of Presbyterian History [75.1 (Spring 1997) - ongoing]
  American Theological Review
New York: Charles Scribner; Boston: Moore, Munroe & Co.
Series Run: 1.1 (Jan. 1859) - 4.16 (Oct. 1862)
Holdings: Vol. III (1861), bound
Lacking: vols. I (1859), II (1860) and IV (1862)
Note: Edited by Henry B. Smith
Antithesis : A Review of Reformed/Presbyterian Thought and Practice
Irving, CA: Covenant Community Church of Orange County
Series Run: 1.1 (Jan/Feb 1990) - 2.4 (July/Aug 1991)
Holdings: 1.1 (Jan/Feb 1990) - 2.4 (July/Aug 1991)
Lacking: Not known if continued past vol. 2, no. 4
  The [New] Assembly Herald
New York: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
Series Run: 1.1 (Jan. 1899) - 19.12 (December 1918)
Holdings:
Lacking: Most
Note: Formed by the union of: The Church at Home and Abroad [1886-1898] and The Assembly Herald [1894];
Succeeding title: New Era Magazine.
  The Associate Presbyterian
Philadelphia, PA: Printed by W.S. Rentoul
Series Run: v. 1 (1860-61) - [ ? ]
Holdings: v. 23 (1882-83) and v. 24 (1883-84)
Lacking: v. 1 - v. 22;
"Devoted to the Principles of the Reformation as maintained and witnessed for by the Associate Synod of North America."
  The Associate Reformed Presbyterian
Greenville, SC: Board of Publications of the ARP Church
Series Run: vol. 1 (1976) - [ongoing]
Holdings : Vols. 25 (2000) - 30 (2006)
Lacking: 1976-1999 and 2006-present
"Successor to The Associate Reformed Presbyterian, The Associate Reformed Presbyterian Synodical Journal, and Christian Education."
  The Bagpipe
Chattanooga, TN: Covenant College
Series Run: 1956 - [ongoing]
Holdings:
Lacking:
  The Banner, 1975 - 1977
Series Run:
Holdings:
Lacking:
  The Banner of the Covenant, 1845 - 1858
Philadelphia: Board of Missions of the Reformed Presbyterian Church by George H. Stuart
Series Run: v. 1, n. 1 (Jan 1845) - 1859
Holdings: Mar-Jun; Nov 1845; Feb, Jun-Sep, Nov, Dec 1846; 1847 - 1848 [bound]; Nov 1850 - Sep 1853 [scattered]
Lacking: Jan-Feb, Jul-Dec 1845; Jan, Mar-May, Oct 1846; 1854 - 1859; 1860ff.
Note: Continued in 1860 by a weekly newspaper with the same title and designated new series.
  The Banner of Truth
Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust
Series Run: #1 (Sept. 1955) - [ongoing]
Holdings: #1-16 [bound]; #54-#124 [scattered, w/gaps]; #125-#612 [complete]
Lacking: #17-53; 55-77; 80-83; 90-115; 117-122; 124.
  Bible Christianity
Dalhousie, N.B (12/01/1935-08/01/1937); Montreal, Que (10/01/1937-~Feb. 1945);
Kemptville, Ont. (~June 1945-Nov. 1948); Glencoe, Ont. (Dec. 1948ff.) - 16.1 (Jan. 1951) - ff.[?]
Series Run: 1.1 (1 Dec. 1935) - 16.1 (Jan. 1951) - ff.[?]
Holdings: 1.1 (Dec. 1935) - 16.1 (Jan. 1951) with some gaps
Lacking: 21 [?] issues -- 1.10, 11; 2.5, 7, 10; 3.4, 5; 5.5; 6.10-12; 7.1; 7.3–7.8; 9.11; 10.12 and 16.2ff. [?]
Note: edited by J. Marcellus Kik, with frequent contributions from W. Stanford Reid in later years.
  The Bible Presbyterian Observer
St. Louis, MO: First Bible Presbyterian Church
Editor: Rev. Donald J. MacNair
Holdings: nos. 1 - 5 [complete]
Series Run: n .1 (October 1955) - n. 5 (April 1956)
Note: Published in answer to The Free Press [Baltimore, MD]
  The Bible Presbyterian Reporter
Wilmington, DE: Magazine Committee of the Bible Presbyterian Church
Series Run: v. 1, n. 1 (November 1955) - v. 6, n. 6 (June/July 1961)
Holdings: complete
Note: Succeeding Title: Evangelical Presbyterian Reporter, as v. 6, n. 7 (August-September 1961)
  The Bible Student and Teacher
New York: American Bible League
Series Run: 1904-1913
Holdings: Volume 1 (1904)
Lacking: 1905-1913
Note: Vol. 1 includes one article each by Robert Dick Wilson and B.B. Warfield.
The Bible Today, 1941 - 1951
New York, NY: National Bible Institute of New York
Series Run: v. 1, n. 1 (Jan 1907) - [?]
Holdings: v. 35, n. 9 (Jun-Sep 1941) - v. 44, n. 9 (Jun-Sep 1951)
Lacking: v. 1 - 34
Note: This periodical should be distinguished from another by the same name published by Liturgical Press of Collegeville, MN. Index available : Please contact the director of the PCA Historical Center
  The Biblical Counselor
Lafayette, IN [1993-2001] and Indianapolis, IN [2002ff.]: National Association of Nouthetic Counselors
Holdings: January 1993 - August 2006
Lacking: April 1989-Nov. 1992; 2007-2008
Note: "A Publication of the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors"
  Biblical Missions
Philadelphia, PA: Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions
Series Run:v. 11, n. 1 (Jan. 1945) - [ongoing]
Holdings:11.1 - 58.1 (Jan. 1993) [v. 11 - 51 are bound]
Lacking:All issues after v. 58, n. 1 (Jan. 1993)
Preceding title: The Independent Board Bulletin
  Biblical Witness
Series Run:
Holdings: 1956 - 1958, 1963, 1967, 1972
Lacking:
  The Blue Banner
Rowlett, TX: First Presbyterian Church
Series Run: v. 1, n. 1 (Jun 1992) - v. 12, n. 4 (Oct-Dec 2003)
Holdings: complete
Note: Many issues online, at www.fpcr.org
  Blue Banner Faith and Life
Clay Center, Kansas: Johannes G. Vos, Editor
Series Run: 1.1 (Jan 1946) - 34.4 (Oct-Dec 1979)
Holdings: v. 5, n. 1 (1950) - v. 8, n. 4 (1953)
Lacking: most
Note: A complete set of this title is available in the adjacent facilities of the Library of Covenant Theological Seminary.
  byFaith
Lawrenceville, GA: Presbyterian Church in America
Editor : Richard Doster
Series Run: June/July 2003 [first issue] - [ongoing]
Holdings: June/July 2003 - present
Note: PCA Messenger [1977 - 1994] ; Website : http://byfaithonline.com/ [We have some duplicate issues, available on request]


 

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