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Last updated 12/2/14
Isothermal Community College
P.O. Box 804, Spindale NC 28160
(828) 395-1307  fax (828) 286-8208

Charles P. Wiggins, Director of Library Services

Periodicals Holdings List

This page contains a listing of periodicals currently available in the library in hard copy or on microfilm. 

  • Current magazine and journal subscriptions accumulate on the shelves for two years prior to disposition of oldest year; selected titles of special academic value are retained as long as space allows.
  • Current newspaper subscriptions are held for two weeks before disposal except for the Forest City Daily Courier, print copies of which are retained until their microfilm copies are received.
  • Microfilmed newspapers and historical records are stored in cabinets and can be viewed and reproduced on library equipment.

Please note that articles from more than 10,000 magazines, journals, newspapers and encyclopedias also are available in full text via  NC LIVE. Public access to NC LIVE is available on library computers; remote access is also provided to current students and employees via a password, which may be requested from the library staff.

Current Newspapers   Journals in the
Old Tryon Room
  Local Newspapers
on Microfilm

Magazines and Journals in Current Subscription

APPALACHIAN HERITAGE
APPALACHIAN JOURNAL (back issues 1972- shelved in OTR)
ART IN AMERICA
BLACK BELT
BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA
CAR & DRIVER
CAROLINA QUARTERLY
CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION
COMMUNITY COLLEGE JOURNAL
COMMUNITY COLLEGE WEEK
CRIMINAL JUSTICE
DIVERSE ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION
EBONY
ENDEAVORS
ESWAU HUPPEDAY  (2-81 to present shelved in Tryon Rm)
FIRED ARTS & CRAFTS
HEALTH
ISLAMIC HORIZONS
JOURNAL OF LIGHT CONSTRUCTION
LIBRARY JOURNAL
LOEX QUARTERLY
NATIONAL REVIEW
NORTH CAROLINA FOLKLORE JOURNAL (back issues in OTR)
NORTH CAROLINA GEOGRAPHER
NORTH CAROLINA HISTORICAL REVIEW (back issues in OTR)
NORTH CAROLINA LITERARY REVIEW
OUR STATE (back issues in Tryon Rm)
OUTDOOR LIFE
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY
PRINT
READER'S DIGEST
ROLLING STONE
SGI QUARTERLY
SKY & TELESCOPE
SMITHSONIAN
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED
TIME
UNIVERSITY BUSINESS
WEEK
WILDLIFE IN NORTH CAROLINA


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Current Subscription Newspapers

Newspapers are shelved in the hall next to the Periodicals Reading Room.
Back issues are kept for two weeks.

TITLE   CURRENT SUBSCRIPTION
CHARLOTTE OBSERVER   Daily, Saturday & Sunday
DAILY COURIER (Forest City)   Tuesday - Saturday & Sunday

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Archival Journals in the Old Tryon Room
Inventoried May 9, 2014. Current two years of titles now on Periodicals Room shelving not included in this record.

For a detailed listing by journal, click on individual title.
Archival journals are not circulated.

Appalachia Appalachian Heritage Appalachian Journal
Bulletin of the Genealogical
Society of Old Tryon County
Carolina Comments Eswau Huppeday
North Carolina
Folklore Journal
North Carolina
Historical Review
The State/
Our State

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Local Newspapers on Microfilm
Stored in the Old Tryon Room
For a detailed listing by cabinet and drawer, click here.

FOREST CITY PAPERS ON MICROFILM

Free Press 1915, 1916
Courier 1919 - 1930
Forest City Courier 1931 - 9/40
9/41 - 10/50
9/27/51 - 9/17/53
9/20/54 - 6/25/73
Forest City This Week 3/19/69 - 6/27/73
Forest City Courier Sun
Daily Courier
6/11/73 - 9/10/75
(10/75 - 5/79: originals destroyed by fire)
6/11/79 - 8/31/83
(9/83 - 12/83: originals lost)
1/2/84 - 12/31/85
1/2/86 - 4/00
7/00 - 9/01
(10/01 - 12/01 missing)
1/02 - 12/13


Note: Microfilming of current papers takes a year or more.

RUTHERFORDTON PAPERS ON MICROFILM

Banner 7/20/1848 - 11/17/1887
Star 5/2/1866 - 4/20/1872
West Carolina Record 1/18/1873 - 1/30/1875
Tribune, weekly 1901 - 1904
Tribune 9/5/01 - 12/1/04
Western Vindicator 1898 - 1899
Sun, weekly 1903 - 1925
1941 - 1950
Sun 4/16/08 - 5/3/23
Rutherford County News 1927-1934, 1938, 1940-1954


SPINDALE PAPERS ON MICROFILM

Spindale Sun 6/1/50 - 5/24/51
5/10/73 - 6/7/73


Contents of Microfilm Reel Marked
"RUTHERFORDTON: Miscellaneous papers, 1836-1904,"
in order of appearance (all are weeklies)

Carolina Gazette 1836 Aug. 11
1837 Feb. 23 and May 18
Western Star of Liberty 1840 May 12, 19
June 9
Dec. 8
Rutherfordton Intelligencer 1841 May 13
June 3
Oct. 28
1842 March 17
Sept. 14
1843 Apr. 26
The Republican 1844 Jan. 22
1845 May 2
Western N.C. Republican 1847 July 29
Rutherford Enquirer 1860 March 6
Western Vindicator 1868
March 23
Apr. 13
Oct. 12
Nov. 23, 30
Dec. 7
1869 May 31
June 14, 28
July 19, 26
Aug. 2, 16, 23, 30
Sept. 6, 20
Oct. 11, 18, 25
Nov. 2, 8, 22
1871 June 26
1872 July 22
1873 Feb. 10
Apr. 7
The New Regime 1876 Feb. 12, 19
The Pen and Plow 1881 March 4
Rutherford College Weekly -- one issue
The Democrat 1896 Jan. 7, 24
Feb. 28
The Rutherfordton Tribune 1902 May 8
June 30

Contents of Microfilm Reel Marked
"RUTHERFORDTON: Western Carolina Record and
Western Advertiser, March 26, 1830 - Feb. 28, 1835"

in order of appearance (weeklies)

N.C. Spectator and Western Advertiser 1830 March 26
Apr. 9 - Dec. 31
1831 all issues EXCEPT:
Jan. 1
Sept. 17
Nov. 19, 26
Dec. 3
1832 Jan. 7 - March 10
1834 Oct. 18
1835 Jan. 31
Feb. 28

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