Other Titles: Weekly Ithacan and Dryden News (1875 - 1889, 1906 - 1918). Our holdings for these time periods are incomplete. A list of Weekly Ithacan issues owned by the library is available in the catalog record. Newspaper supported the New York Prohibition Party; Green Clay Smith for president.
Print index covering 1989/1990 - 1997/1998
Notes: Cornell-related articles from these four local newspapers: Cornell Chronicle, Cornell Daily Sun, Ithaca Journal, and Ithaca Times. "We do not include opinion articles (e.g. editorials, letters), reports about entertainment events (e.g. sports coverage), or short announcements of lectures or meetings." -- from the Introductory page in this index
Cornell ClipFile Database
Searchable FileMaker database covering 1999 - 2002.
Located in Olin Library's Electronic Text Center on the ETC10 computer. ETC10 is located in B12 Olin Library, next to the Map Collection entrance. Nearly 10,000 entries. Open this FileMaker database using the shortcuts folder on the desktop.
Notes: Cornell-related articles from Cornell Chronicle, Cornell Daily Sun, Ithaca Journal, and Ithaca Times.
Cornell Clippings File
Call Number: Kroch Library, Rare and Manuscripts, Archives 13-8-3367
Clippings folders covering circa 1940 to 1989. Print newspaper clippings are filed in folders by subject.
A list of the subject folders is available in the Guide to the Cornell Clippings File, 1940-1989.
Notes: Cornell-related articles from Cornell Chronicle, Cornell Daily Sun, Ithaca Journal, and Ithaca Times. Names of individual persons are not subjects.
Call Number: Olin Library, Oversize LH 1 .C805 +; Also available at the Library Annex and Kroch Library, Rare and Manuscript Collections
Print publication frequency changed from daily, Monday through Friday, to Monday/Tuesday/Thursday: "The Sun publishes a print edition on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday during the academic year..." October 2, 2015 masthead.
Microfilm Access: Library Annex Film 1106 (1880-Oct. 1943, Oct. 1946-Nov. 9, 1959); Olin Film 1106 (Nov. 10, 1959, to date)
The print holdings are incomplete. A list of Cornell Sun print issues owned by the library are available through the library catalog. Print indexing: For subject indexing from circa 1940 through 2002, see the ClipFile/Clippings entries above.
Online Indexing and Full Text:
The Sun and the Library are collaborating on a project to digitize the Cornell Daily Sun from 1880 through 2000.
Not all years are completed. Browse the Dates list to see which years are digitized so far.
A detailed weekly blog that has been a rich source of information about Cornell and all other construction projects in Tompkins County from June 2008 and through March 2020. To search the site: use the Ithaca Project Map link to locate the project/building(s) you are researching. Brian Crandall now writes lengthy articles updating local construction projects and building approvals for the Ithaca Voice.