Poole's; Poole's Abridged; Readers' Guide; Annual Library Index; Review of Reviews Index; Engineering Index; Dramatic Index.
Library of Congress, Grand Rapids Public Library ( Michigan).
The Chautauquan. Subtitles: (1) A Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Promotion of True Culture, Organ of the Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle, 1880- 1889; (2) A Monthly Magazine, 1889-1899; (3) A Monthly Magazine for Self- Education, 1900-1902; (4) Issued Monthly with Illustrations, 1903-1913; (5) A Weekly Newsmagazine, 1913-1914.
Vols. 1-72, 1880-1914. A preliminary number appeared in September 1880. The first number was October 1880; the last issue was 23 May 1914. Monthly except August and September, 1880-1889; monthly, 1890-May 1913; weekly, June 1913-23 May 1914.
Theodore L. Flood, Meadville, Pennsylvania, 1880-1899; Chautauqua Press, 1899-1914. At Cleveland, 1899-1902; Springfield, Ohio, 1902-1904; Chautauqua, New York, 1904-1914.
Theodore L. Flood, 1880-1899; Frank Chapin Bray, 1899-1914.
50,000 ( 1885).
CHILDREN: THE MAGAZINE FOR PARENTS. See PARENTS
Collier's was founded as Collier's Once a Week by a successful Irish immigrant, Peter Fenlon Collier, on 28 April 1888, as a premium for books he sold on the installment plan. 1 Collier was successful in accomplishing his early mission of providing "fiction, fact, sensation, wit, humor and news," which the new magazine so boldly proclaimed on its cover. The magazine became known as Collier's Weekly: An Illustrated Journal in 1895, and three years later Collier's son Robert became its publisher. Adopting the subtitle The National Weekly, he was largely responsible for furthering Collier's popularity. To compete with other mass magazines at the time, he hired well-known writers and artists to establish the reputation of Collier's. Rudyard Kipling, Robert Chambers, and Frank Norris wrote for him. James Whitcomb Riley's poetry helped to further