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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.

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$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
 

Periodicals
   
on-line On-Line: Chaplains' Newsletter
Decatur, GA: Presbyterian and Reformed Joint Commission on Chaplains and Military Personnel (PRJC)
Holdings: Issues #1-18; 20-42; 46; 49
Lacking: # 45; 47-48 and any issues after #49
Series Run: 1983 - 1999 [?]
Note: "News Gleaned from the CHAPLAINS QUARTERLY REPORT of the PRJC.
  One in Christ : bulletin of the National Presbyterian and Reformed Fellowship
Roslyn, PA : National Presbyterian & Reformed Fellowship
Series Run: 1.1 (? Jan. 1973 ?) - 4.1 (June 1976) - [ ? ]
Holdings: Dec. 1973 - 4.1 (June 1976)
Lacking: some, as yet undesignated issues
Note : Author-Title Index available in the PCA Historical Center
  The Open Letter: To the Presbyterian Church U.S.
St. Louis, MO: Central Presbyterian Church
Series Run: v. 1, n. 1 (31 Mar 1970) - 1989 [?]
Holdings: 1.1 - 1.3; 4.1 - 4.2; 5. 5 - v. 15, n. 1 (Jan 1984) , with gaps
Lacking: 1.4 - 3.12; 4.3 - 5.4; 15.2 - 20.12
Note: Newsletter of the Covenant Fellowship of Presbyterians
  Ordained Servant, 1992 - [ongoing]
Carson, ND: Pleroma Press
Series Run: v. 1, n. 1 (Jan. 1992) - [ongoing]
Holdings: v. 1, n. 1 - 8.3 [photocopies]; 11.1 - current
Lacking: Lacking: 8.4 - 10.4
Note: Online at http://www.opc.org/OS/Ordained_servant.html
  Organ Institute Quarterly, 1951 - 1964
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  The Original Covenanter
Philadelphia, PA: William Syckelmoore, Printer
Series Run: v. 1, n. 1 (Mar 1874) - v. 4, n. 3 (Sep 1885) - ff. ?
Holdings: v. 3, nos. 2 - 4, 14, 15; 4.1, 3 (1881 - 1885)
Lacking: v. 1.1 - 3. 1; 3.16 (Dec 1884); 4.2
Note: "Conducted by Ministers of the Reformed Presbytery and devoted to the principles and order of the Reformed Covenanted Church."
  The Original Covenanter and Contending Witness
Pottstown, PA: Covenanted Reformed Presbyterian Publ.
Series Run: v. 1, n. 1 (1 Jan. 1993) - v. 4, n. 15 (19 July 1996)
Holdings: v. 1, n. 1 (1 Jan. 1993) - v. 2, n. 2 (21 Jan. 1994)
Lacking: v. 2, n. 3 - v. 4, n. 15
  The Orthodox Presbyterian Bulletin: A Journal of Presbyterian Thought
Glenside, PA : Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church
Series Run: 1.1 (Spring 1992) - 1.2 (Summer 1992)
Editors: Steven F. Miller and Brian T. Wingard
Holdings: complete
Contributors: Donald J. Duff; Mark T. Bube; Paul N. Archbald; Steven F. Miller; Brian T. Wingard; Thomas A. Foh.
  The Orthodox Presbyterian Messenger, 1949 - 1970
Philadelphia, PA: Orthodox Presbyterian Church
Series Run: v. 1- Nov. 1945-
Holdings:
Lacking:
Preceding Title: Teach!
  Our Banner
Philadelphia, PA: N.R. Johnston, etc.
Series Run: v.1, n.1 (15 Jan 1874) - v.21 (June 1894)
Holdings: v.2, n.4 (15 Apr 1875) - v.3, n. 12 (Dec 1875)
Lacking: 1.1 - 2.3 and 4.1 - 21.6
  Our Presbyterian Testimony
Willow Grove, PA : Covenant House
Series Run: 1.1 (1945?) - [?]
Holdings:scattered issues from 1954 to 1956 [seven total)
Lacking: most
Note: "Serving the Interests of The Orthodox Presbyterian Church; see also The Witness, a concurrent Covenant House title.
  Pastoral Psychology, 1960, 1962
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  Patriarch
Willis, VA: Patriarch Trust
Series Run: July/August 1993 (#1) - #48 (2004)
Holdings: complete
Publication ceased with issue #48, until further notice.
Note: First published in Arnold, MO [#1-7] & Rolla, MO [#8-28]; Indexed, 1993 - 2004 [PDF only]
  Penpoint: A Monthly Update from SCCCS
Irvine, CA: Southern California Center for Christian Studies
Series Run: 1.1 (1945?) - [?]
Holdings: 2.7 (Dec. 91); 4.1, 3, 7, 8; 5.1-9; 6.4, 6, 11-12; 7.7, 10; 8.1-10; 9.1, 4; 10.1-2.
Lacking: 1.1-2.6; 2.1-2.6, 2.8-2.12; 3.1-12; 4.2, 4-6, 9-12; 5.10-12; 6.1-3, 5, 7-10; 7.1-6, 8-9, 11-12; 8.11-12; 9.2-3 and any after 1999.
  The PCA Messenger, 1977 - 1994
Decatur, GA: Committee for Christian Education and Publications of the Presbyterian Church in America
Series Run: Vol. 1, no. 1- July 1, 1977-; Ceased in Dec. 1994.
Holdings: complete, v. 1, n.1 - v. __, n. __
Lacking:
Succeeding title: byFaith [June/July 2003 - ongoing]
  The Presbyterial Critic and Monthly Review Baltimore : Stuart Robinson and Thos. E. Peck, editors
Series Run: 1.1 (January 1855) - 2.5&6 (Sept. & Nov. 1856)
Holdings: Complete [many as photocopy only] ;
Note: Table of Contents for all issues available on site.
  The Presbyterian [newspaper]
Philadelphia and New York: William S. Martien
Series Run: v. 1, n. 1 (Feb. 16, 1831) - v. 95, n. 24 (June 11, 1925)
Holdings: v. 8, n. 4 (27 Jan 1838) - v. 9, n. 51 (28 Dec 1839)
Lacking: most
Note: Issues are bound as a single volume
  The Presbyterian: A Magazine for Church and Family [New Series]  
Edinburgh: Maclaren and MacNiven Series Run: ?
Holdings: vol. I, Nov. 1871 - Oct. 1872  
  The Presbyterian Advance  
Nashville, TN: The Advance Publishing Company Series Run: 1.1 (3 Mar. 1910) - 50.3 (20 September 1934).
Holdings: v. 44, nos. 24, 25 and v. 45, nos. 1-6 [all in 1932] Lacking: most
Preceding Title: Cumberland Presbyterian ; Succeeding Title: Presbyterian Tribune 50.4 (4 Oct. 1934) - 70.3 (Dec. 1954).
  The Presbyterian Advocate
Park River, ND: Grael Brian Gannon
Series Run: Volume 1, Number 1 (October 1975) only
Holdings: Volume 1, Number 1 (October 1975)
Note: Content is largely concerned with the expulsion of the Rev. Walter Wynn Kenyon from the UPCUSA.
  The Presbyterian Advocate
Harrisonburg, VA: Presbyterian Reformation Society
Series Run: v.1, n. 1 (January 1991) - v. 5, n. 1/2 (April/May 1995)
Holdings: v. 1, n. 1 (Jan. 1991) - v. 5, n. 1/2 (May 1995)
Lacking: v. 4, any numbers after 1&2 (1994)
Succeeding Title: The Concerned Presbyterian [issued quarterly, began Spring 1996]
  The Presbyterian Armory
Philadelphia : King & Baird, Printers; C. Webster, editor
Series Run: 1844-1847
Holdings: Volume II (1846-1847) - [Indexed (pdf)]
Lacking: Volume I (1844-1845)
Note: Vol. II bound with The Religious Monitor—Extra for March 1835: Reasons of Protest (Albany : C. Webster, 1835), 62pp.
  The Presbyterian Banner
Pittsburgh : Presbyterian Banner Publishing Company
Series Run: 85.1 (23 June 1898) - 124.19 (15 Dec. 1937)
Holdings: 85.33 (2 Feb. 1899) - 97.28 (15 Dec. 1910), w/gaps
Lacking: 1898, 1910-1937
Note: Formed by the union of Presbyterian Banner (Pittsburgh, Pa.: 1860) and Presbyterian Messenger (Pittsburgh, Pa.). Merged 1938 with Social Progress (Crawfordsville, IN, 1934), to form Pageant (Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Christian Education).
Presbyterian Charismatic Communion Newsletter The Presbyterian Charismatic Communion
Oklahoma City, OK: Presbyterian Charismatic Communion
Series Run: No. 1 (July-August 1970) [based upon issues on file - No. 57 (Nov.-Dec. 1979)
Holdings: No. 33 (Nov.-Dec. 1975) - No. 57 (Nov.-Dec. 1979)
Lacking: Nos. 1 - 32 and No. 35 (Mar.-April 1976).
Note: The Presbyterian Charismatic Communion began its existence on 3 May 1966. See a history of the organization that appears in issue No. 36 (May-June 1976).
Presbyterian Comment Presbyterian Comment
Montreal : William Stanford Reid
Series Run: 1.1 (Jan. 1960) - May 1980
Holdings: 1.1 (Jan. 1960) - 16.1 (March 1978) with gaps
Lacking: 1.5; 2.1; 3.1; 4.5; 4.6; 5.4; 5.7; 6.1 - 8.7; 9.3; 10.1; 10.2; 12.2-4; Vol 13; 14.2; 15.3; 15.4; 16.2 (May 1978) - 18.2 (May 1980)
Presbyterian Communique The Presbyterian Communique
Pottstown, PA: Presbyterians United for Biblical Concerns
Series Run: v. 1, n. 1 (1968) - v. 12, n. 2 (May/June 1989)
Holdings: Dec. 1977; July/August 1980 - May/June 1989.
Lacking: most issues 1968 - 1979
Note: Presbyterians United for Biblical Concerns (PUBC) merged into Presbyterians For Renewal (PFR) in 1989.
Succeeding title: reNews [v. 1, n. 1, circa April 1990 - ongoing]
  The Presbyterian Guardian
Philadelphia: The Presbyterian Guardian Publishing Co.
Series Run: v. 1, n.1 (7 Oct. 1935) - v. 48, n. 9 (Oct. 1979)
Holdings: Near Complete - 1.1 (7 Oct 1935) - 48.9 (Oct 1979)
Lacking: 1.11; 4.2; 4.6; 4.12; 5.6; 5.7; 11.12; 11.18; 12.1; 12.2; 15.21; 16.3; 16.17
Note: A bound Index [407pp.] prepared by James T. Dennison, Jr. is also available in the Historical Center's reading room.
  Presbyterian Heritage
Atlanta, GA : Atlanta Christian Training Center (1.1 - 1.3ff.) and Tyler, TX : Geneva Ministries (Nos. 4-10)
Holdings: 1.1 - 1.3 (undated, circa 1978) and No. 4 (Sept. 1984) - No. 10 (Sept. 1986)
Note: end of series has not been determined
Presbyterian Heritage Presbyterian Heritage
Philadelphia: Presbyterian Historical Society
Series Run: 1.1 (Summer 1988) - [ongoing]
Holdings: 1.1 (Summer 1988) - 22.3 (Fall 2009), with gaps [38 issues in total]
Lacking: most of vols. 2 (1989) through 10 (1997)
  Presbyterian Historical Society of the Upper Ohio Valley
New Concord, OH : Bulletin Committee
Series Run: No. 1 (March 1946) - No. 85 (Dec. 1965) [and ff. ?]
Holdings: Nos. 55 (Sept. 1958) - 85 (Dec. 1965)
Lacking: Nos. 1 - 54 and any following No. 85 (Dec. 1965)
Published quarterly [March, June, September and December, beginning in 1946 and at the formation of the organization, which was built on the earlier work of the Historical Committee of Pittsburgh Presbytery, 1936-1945. Some issues beginning with No. 79 (June 1964) were titled Joint Historical Bulletin of the Synod of Ohio and the Presbyterian Historical Society of the Upper Ohio Valley [Nos. 79, 81, 83]
  The Presbyterian Journal, 1959 - 1987
Weaverville, NC: The Southern Presbyterian Journal, Inc.
Series Run: 7 Oct 1959 (v. 18, n. 23)-18 Mar 1987 (v. 45, n. 16)
Holdings: 7 Oct. 1959 - 18 March 1987
Lacking: 18.36 - 18.52; 21.41; 22.8; 23.34
Succeeding title to The Southern Presbyterian Journal [1.1. (May 1942) - 18.22 (30 September 1959)]
Presbyterian Key The Presbyterian Key
Philadelphia: Presbyterian Historical Society
Series Run: 1.1 (March 1945) - 45.1 (Spring 1988)
Holdings: 1.1 (March 1945) - 45.1 (Spring 1988), with gaps [a total of 84 issues, 1945-1988].
Succeeding title: Presbyterian Heritage, 1.1 (Summer 1988) - ongoing. See also:Journal of the Presbyterian Historical Society, in its various title variation [1901 - ongoing], inclusive of American Presbyterians (1985-1996). See also Rainey, Virginia F., Stewards of Our Heritage: A History of the Presbyterian Historical Society. (2002).
  The Presbyterian Layman
Philadelphia, PA and other: Presbyterian Lay Committee, Inc.
Series Run: v. 1 (1968) - v. 34, n. 4 (May/June 2001)
Holdings: v. 12, n. 4 (June 1979) - v. 34, n. 4 (May 2001)
Lacking: most issues prior to June/July 1979
Succeeding title: The Layman, v. 34, n. 6 (October 2001) - [ongoing]
  The Presbyterian Magazine [New Series]
Edinburgh: publisher not cited
Series Run: vol. I, 1833 - v. 2, 1834 - [?]
Holdings: v. 1 (1833) - v. 2 (1834)
  The Presbyterian Magazine
Philadelphia: W.M. Mitchell
Editor: Cortland Van Rensselaer [1808 - 1860]
Holdings: v. 1, n. 1 (Jan 1851) - v. 5, n. 12 (Dec 1855)
Lacking: volumes 6 (1856) - 10 (1860)
Series Run: v. 1, n. 1 (Jan 1851) - vi. 10, n. 9 (Sep 1860)
  Presbyterian Monthly Review
Philadelphia
Series Run:
Holdings: Vol. 5, no. 1 - Vol. 5, no. 7 (January - July 1870), bound
Lacking: Most
  The Presbyterian News
Greensboro, NC: Synod of North Carolina [PCUS]
Series Run: v. 1, n. 1 (Sept 1935) - v. 59, n. 7 (July/Aug 1993)
Holdings: Scattered issues, 1949 - 1959 [7 in all]
Lacking: most
  The Presbyterian Outlook
Richmond, VA : The Presbyterian Outlook Foundation
Series Run: 1944 - [ongoing]
Holdings:
Lacking:
Preceding title(s) : Presbyterian of the South and The Presbyterian Standard.
  The Presbyterian Quarterly, 1887 - 1904 [indexed]
Richmond, VA : Whittet & Shepperson
Series Run: 1.1 (July 1887) - 17.4 (April 1904)
Holdings: miscellaneous issues and photocopied articles
Lacking: most
Note: An author-title index has been prepared by the staff of the PCA Historical Center and is available online.
  The Presbyterian Quarterly Review
Philadelphia : Published by Willis P. Hazard
Benjamin J. Wallace, Editor
Series Run: v. 1, n. 1 (June 1852)-v. 11, n. 42 (Oct. 1862).
Holdings: 1.1 through 11.42 [complete]
Succeeding Title: American Theological Review; American Presbyterian and Theological Review;
  The Presbyterian Review
Painesville, OH : Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church
Series Run: 1.1 (Spring 1997) - [?]
Holdings: 1.1 (Spring 1997)
Lacking: [?]
Note: "A Quarterly Publication of the RPCGA" [Reformed Presbyterian Church General Assembly]
  The Presbyterian Reformed Magazine
Waxhaw, NC: Presbyterian Reformed Church
Series Run: 1986 - [ongoing]
Holdings: 4.1 (1989) - 18.2 (2007) w/some gaps
Lacking: 1.1 - 3.4; 6.4; many gaps between 13.1 and 2007; none after
Note: Includes articles by Dr. William Young, et al.; Preceding title, The Presbyterian Reformed Advocate.
 
  The Presbyterian Witness [Canadian]
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Series Run:
Holdings: 1921-1922
Lacking:
Note:
The Presbyterian Witness, 1987 - 2002
Hampton, VA: Calvary Reformed Presbyterian Church
Series Run: v. 1, n. 1 (Jun 1987) - v. 16, n. 3 (Dec 2002)
Holdings: complete
Note: Some later issues online at http://www.calvaryrpc.org/pwitness.html
  The Presbyterian & Reformed News
Somers, N.Y. : Presbyterian International News Service, Inc.
Series Run: v. 1, n. 1 (Spring 1995) - v. 10, nos. 1-4 (Jan-Dec 2004)
Holdings: complete
Note: Original title, PCA News, Spring 1995 - Spring 1996; Place of publication varied: Somers, NY (Spring 1995 - Spring 1998); Lawrenceville, GA (Summer 1998 - Sep./Oct. 2000); Coeburn, VA, (Nov./Dec. 2000 - Jan./Dec. 2004).
  The Presbyterian and Reformed Review
P
Series Run: 1893-96, 1901-02
Holdings:
Lacking:
Note:
  Presbyterion - Covenant Seminary Review
St. Louis, Mo., Covenant Theological Seminary.
Series Run: v. 1, n. 1 (Spring 1975) - [ongoing]
Holdings: complete, v.1, no. 1, 1975 - current
Lacking: none
Note:
  Present TruthFallbrook, CA: New Reformation Fellowship
Series Run: v. 1, 1972 - v. 7, 1978; v. 8, n. 1 (Jan./Mar. 2004)
Holdings: #'s 2; 5; 7; 9; 10-14; 16-18; 20-37; 8.1
Lacking: #'s 1; 3; 4; 6; 8; 15; 19; 38 - 47.
Succeeding Title: Verdict [v. 1, August 1978 - ff.]
     
The Princeton ReviewPrinceton, NJ Series Run:
Holdings: 1878, 1880-June 1882 Lacking:
Note:
  The Princeton Theological Review
P
Series Run: 1905, 1908 - 1927
Holdings:
Lacking:
  Pulpit Digest
P
Series Run:
Holdings: 1953 - 1958
Lacking:
Puritan Reformed Journal Puritan Reformed Journal
Grand Rapids, MI: Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary; Editor : Rev. Joel R. Beeke
Series Run: 1.1 (January 2009) - [ongoing]
Holdings: 1.1 (January 2009) - 4.1 (January 2012)
Note: See OPAC entries for contents of each issue.
 

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