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American Periodicals Series Online
Digitized images of the pages of over 1500 American magazines and journals published between 1740 - 1940. Note: most of the content spans between 1740-1900.
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.

Provides the full text of articles, advertisements, illustrations, editorial cartoons, obituaries, and letters to the editor. Includes popular, special interest and general magazines; literary and professional journals; children's and women's magazines; and many other historically significant periodicals are included.

The articles are available as digitized images and preserve the original typography, graphics, and page layout. The database allows searching by author, title, article type, publication title, date, and keywords in the full-text. 

Dates of Coverage 1741-1920s
Source Types Journals & magazines
Source List Title list
Simultaneous users Unlimited
Vendor ProQuest

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