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American Periodicals

Digitized images of American magazines and journals published in the United States from 1740-1940.

Publication Details

  • Time-span 1740 - 1940
  • Subscription Type SUBSCRIPTION
  • License Information Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Publisher ProQuest
  • Notes
    • United States
  • Languages English
  • Resource Types Article Database
  • Description American Periodicals provides access to two separate collections, American Periodicals Series Online (APS Online) and American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries (APCRL). American Periodicals includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the middle of the 20th century. Titles range from Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine and America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository; popular magazines such as Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal; regional and niche publications; and groundbreaking journals like The Dial, Puck, and McClure's. You can search individual journals or search across the entire database, or focus your search on certain kinds of articles or images. (Not updated)