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ARH275: Making the News, History of the Illustrated Press: Print Format Magazines

Fall 2019, L. Kalba

Print Format Historical Magazines

The titles listed on this page are highlights of Smith's print format magazine collections.

  • To find a specific title in the general collections check the Journal Locator
  • To find more titles in the Sophia Smith Collection consult the Periodicals Collection Finding Aid.
  • To browse for more periodicals titles in the general collection, use the following subject headings in the Five College Library Catalog:
    • Journalism, Pictorial. 
    • Illustrated periodicals. 
    • Illustrated periodicals >  [Name of Country]
    • Journalism, Pictorial >  {Name of Country] >  Periodicals. 

Selected Titles at Smith

Women's Interests

  • Cosmopolitan. 1953-92. Sophia Smith Collection
  • Frank Leslie's Lady's Magazine. 1871-1881. Sophia Smith Collection
  • Godey's Lady's Book. 1830-1896. Sophia Smith Collection
  • Good Housekeeping. 1916-1992 (incomplete). Sophia Smith Collection
  • Harper’s Bazaar. 1867-1998. Art Periodical TT500.H3
  • The Ladies’ Home Journal. 1892-1992 (incomplete). Sophia Smith Collection
  • McCall’s. 1950-2001 (incomplete). Sophia Smith Collection
  • Vogue. 1950-date (incomplete). Sophia Smith Collection


  • House Beautiful. 1897-2001. Art Periodical NA7100.H65

General Interest

  • Colliers. 1895-1957. SC Annex AP2.C65
  • Fortune. 1930-date. SC Annex HF5001.F7
  • Life. 1936-1972. SC Annex AP2.L547 
  • Saturday Evening Post. 1921-date. SC Annex AP2.S
  • Scientific American. 1845-date. 

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