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American Periodicals (1740-1940)


This database contains over 1,800 magazines, journals, and newspapers published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically significant titles. Some of these titles are archived at the Center for Research Libraries (CRL).

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries, Outside the Library

Subjects: History; New York City History; United States History; Language and Literature; Performing Arts; Magazines, Journals and Serials; Historical Newspapers; U.S. Newspapers; Area and Cultural Studies; American Studies; Technology
(Bolded items are subjects for which this is a recommended resource)

Notes: APS Online can be searched simultaneously with the various Proquest historical newspapers including The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and the Wall Street Journal.

Dates of Coverage: 1741-1940

Update Frequency: Ongoing

Print Equivalent: American Periodical Series I-III are also available on microfilm. Please check the Library Catalog for call number and location.

Provider: ProQuest Information and Learning

Format: Web

Output Type: Print, Email