American Mass-Market Magazines

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Peterson, Theodore. Magazines in the Twentieth Century. 2nd ed. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1964, pp. 429-34.

Salzman, Jack. "Conroy, Mencken, and the American Mercury." Journal of Popular Culture, Winter 1973, pp. 524-26.

Shepardson, D. E. "In the Prime of His Time." American History Illustrated, January 1975, pp. 10-19.


INDEX SOURCES

Readers' Guide ( 1924-1961); by publisher.


LOCATION SOURCES

Available in microform.


Publication History

MAGAZINE TITLE AND CHANGES

American Mercury. ( New American Mercury, December 1950-February 1951.)


VOLUME AND ISSUE DATA

Vols. 1-116, 1924-1980. Monthly.


PUBLISHER AND PLACE OF PUBLICATION

Alfred A. Knopf, 1924-1935, New York; Lawrence E. Spivak, 1935-1936, New York; Paul Palmer, 1936-1939, New York; Lawrence E. Spivak, 1939-1950, New York; Clendenin J. Ryan, 1950-1951, New York; J. Russell Maguire, 1952- 1960, New York; Defenders of the Christian Faith, Inc., 1960-1962, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc., 1963-1965, McAllen, Texas; 1966, Houston, Texas; 1966-1980, Torrance, California.


EDITORS

H. L. Mencken and George Nathan, 1924-1925; H. L. Mencken, 1925-1933; Henry Hazlitt, 1934; Charles Angoff, 1934-1935; Paul Palmer, 1935-1939; Eugene Lyons, 1939-1944; Lawrence Spivak, 1944-1950; William B. Huie, 1950- 1953; John A. Clements, 1953-1955; J. R. Maguire, 1955-1957; William La Varre, 1957-1958; Maurine Halliburton, 1958-1960; Gerald S. Pope, 1960-1962; Marcia C. J. Matthews, 1963; Jason Matthews, 1963-1964; Edwin A. Walker, 1964-1965; La Vonne Doden Furr, 1966-1980.


CIRCULATION

High 4,000 ( 1945); Low 8,000 ( 1979).

Willard Moonan

AMERICAN MONTHLY. See THE KNICKERBOCKER

AMERICAN REVIEW. See AMERICAN WHIG REVIEW


THE AMERICAN WHIG REVIEW

The American Review: A Whig Journal of Politics, Literature, Art and Science was founded in January 1845 to provide a forum of expression for the members of the rising Whig party and to compete with the opposition party's DemocraticReview

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