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Periodical (Magazine) Studies: Periodical (Magazine) Studies


Digitally archived periodicals

Books in the Library

Books on the history of magazines are classified with call number 051.

The Library has these 19th & early century magazines:

Ameria v.1 (1909)-

Atlantic Monthly v. 9  (1962)-

Catholic World v.1 (1865)-

Harper's v.1 (1850)-

Scribner's v.15-47 (1877-1917) 

These are in basement storage. Ask a Librarian at the Reference Desk in the Neil Hellman Library to get access to these. We are happy to help! :-)

Electronic Books

Additional periodical studies web sites

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Secondary sources on periodicals studies

Searches Project MUSE, MLA International Bibliography, America: History and Life, and the Neil Hellman Library online catalog (including e-books). These databases are for finding secondary sources about the original periodicals. Use the resources linked in the left column to explore the original publications.




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This subject page is a guide to resources on the history and cultural impact of periodicals in nineteenth and twentieth century America.












Subject Guide

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Jay Kibby
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Neil Hellman Library

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Web Resources

Publication Data

WorldCat records for periodicals in library collections include dates of publication, publisher, place of publication, etc.