Periodicals

This collection contains story papers, pre-pulp fiction magazines and other periodicals related to the other Dime Novel and Popular Literature subcollections.

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This collection brings together the popular literature German language New York published Catholic magazine: Alte und neue Welt: illustriertes katholisches Familienblatt zur Unterhaltung und Belehrung, which is a general interest periodical for German Catholic settlers: an "illustrated catholic monthly magazine of entertainment and teaching." The items include stories, articles about travel, history and the arts, essays on religious themes.  A sample of well known authors includes: Oscar Fraas, Gustav Schwab, Hendrik Conscience, Hoffmann von Fallersleben, Franz Kugler, Wilhelm Herchenbach, and Gall Morel.  Digitization Status: Ongoing.
The Boston Cultivator was a successful New England agricultural paper which ran from the late 1830's until well after the Civil War. In addition to a primary focus on farming-related matters, the paper also devoted considerable space to material of general interest to the family, including regional news, advice columns, serialized fiction and poetry. Much of the content was original to the paper, but material was also reprinted from other publications, both domestic and international.
This collection contains issues of the Chicago Ledger, a story paper that ran from 1872 until 1924 (when it was absorbed into the Blade and Ledger). For more information, see the Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography listing.
This collection contains issues of Comfort, an Augusta, Maine publication calling itself "the key to happiness and success in over a million and a quarter homes."
This collection contains issues of The Daily Graphic, an illustrated newspaper published from 1873-1889. The newspaper proclaims "four editions daily." It is unclear which edition is represented here or how other editions varied.
This collection contains issues of the story paper The Flag of Our Union, which ran from 1846 to 1871.
This youth-oriented story paper switched title from "Boy's and Girl's Weekly" to "Boys' and Girls' Weekly" somewhere during its run.
This collection contains issues from Frank Leslie's Chimney Corner story paper.
This Philadelphia story paper featured stories for younger children.  Published by James Elverson, it is the companion to his adult story paper "Saturday Night".
This story paper published in New York by  Frank Tousey was a continuation of the paper Boys of New York.   Approximate dates ran from 1894-1924 with around 1563 issues, some of which reprinted stories from the Boys of New York.
 
This Augusta, Maine newspaper was published by P.O. Vickery and contained serial fiction and colorful ads.
This collection contains issues of a heavily-illustrated 19th-century New York newspaper.
This collection contains issues of the long-running French illustrated newspaper.
This continuously paginated New York published paper contained a mix of serial fiction, news, and commercial advertising. It eventually merged with the New York Vindicator.