Journals

Kresen Kernow is also home to a large collection of journals and magazines, which can be a helpful source for a wide range of research topics.

We hold collections of journals about Cornwall, including:

Journal of the Royal Institution of Cornwall (1864 to present)

Old Cornwall  (1925 to present)

Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries (1900 to present)

Journal of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall (1818 to 2002)

Cornish Studies (First series 1973 to 1988, second series 1993 to 2013 and third series 2015 to present)

Cornish Archaeology (1962 to present)

Reports of the Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society (1833 to 1989)

Journal of the Cornwall Association of Local Historians (1981 to present)

The collection also includes many other magazines and newsletters, including national publications with Cornish content (such as the Mining Journal, 1835-1932 and 1965-2000), Cornwall-wide publications (such as Cornwall Today, 1994 to present, and Cornish Life, 1973 to 1994), publications for particular local areas (e.g. parish magazines) and publications of local societies, groups and organisations. Many are yet to be fully catalogued, so please contact us for more information on specific titles.