American Mass-Market Magazines

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"Last Resort." Newsweek, 27 March 1950, p. 60.

"A Man's World." Time, 6 February 1950, pp. 38-40.

Mott, Frank Luther. A History of American Magazines. Vol. 4: 1885-1905. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1938, pp. 417-23.

Munsey, Frank A. The Founding of the Munsey Publishing House. New York: De Vinne Press, 1907.

"New Argosy Crew." Newsweek, 17 May 1954, p. 62.

Peterson, Theodore. Magazines in the Twentieth Century. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1956, pp. 289-91.


INDEX SOURCES

Access ( 1975-1977).


LOCATION SOURCES

Available in microform.


Publication History

MAGAZINE TITLE AND TITLE CHANGES

Golden Argosy1, 9 December 1882-24 November 1888; Argosy, 1 December 1888- 17 July 1920; Argosy Story Weekly, 24 July 1920-28 September 1929; Argosy, 5 October 1929-February 1942; New Argosy, March-July 1942; Argosy, August 1942-October 1979.


VOLUME AND ISSUE DATA

Vols. 1-388, 9 December 1882-October 1979. Weekly, 9 December 1882-March 1894; monthly, April 1894-September 1917; weekly, October 1917-October 1941; biweekly, November 1941-April 1942; monthly, May 1942-October 1979.


PUBLISHER AND PLACE OF PUBLICATION

E. G. Rideout and Company, 1882-1883; Frank A. Munsey, 1883-1925; William T. Dewart, 1926-1941; Popular Publications, Inc., 1942-1979. New York.

EDITORS

Frank A. Munsey, 1882; Malcolm Douglas, 1883-1887; Matthew White, Jr., 1887-1928; A. H. Bittner, 1928-1930; Don Moore, 1930-1931; Albert J. Gibney, 1931-1936; Chandler H. Whipple, 1937-1939; George W. Post, 1940-1942; Henry Steeger, 1942-1948; Jerry Mason, 1948-1953; Howard J. Lewis, 1953- 1954; Ken W. Purdy, 1954-1955; Henry Steeger, 1955-1972; Milt Machlin, 1973-1974; Ernie Baxter, 1975-1976; Lou Sahadi, 1976-October 1979.


CIRCULATION

1,150,000 ( 1978).

Willard Moonan

ATKINSON'S CASKET. See GRAHAM'S MAGAZINE


ATLANTIC MONTHLY

Remarkable for its longevity, the Atlantic celebrated 130 years of continuous publication in 1987. Francis Underwood created it; Phillips, Sampson, and Company published it; and New England's finest minds during the 1850s formed it.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • A 3
  • The American Farmer 3
  • American Heritage 7
  • American Magazine and Historical Chronicle 12
  • American Mercury 13
  • The American Whig Review 18
  • Argosy 29
  • Atlantic Monthly 32
  • C 47
  • Changing Times 47
  • The Columbian Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine 58
  • Cosmopolitan 78
  • Crawdaddy 88
  • D 95
  • Debow's Review 95
  • E 103
  • F 119
  • G 131
  • H 149
  • Health 152
  • High Times 161
  • Home Mechanix 165
  • Horizon 170
  • I 177
  • K the Kiplinger Magazine. See Changing Times 181
  • L 193
  • Liberty 195
  • Life 207
  • Lippincott's Magazine 213
  • Littell's Living Age 222
  • Look 225
  • M 235
  • Mcclure's Magazine 247
  • N 271
  • National Police Gazette 284
  • Niles' Weekly Register 329
  • O 341
  • P/Q 349
  • Parade 349
  • People Weekly 359
  • Playboy 367
  • Playgirl 375
  • Popular Science: the What's New Magazine 385
  • Prevention Magazine 399
  • Psychology Today 404
  • R 419
  • Reader's Digest 425
  • Rolling Stone 442
  • S 445
  • Saturday Review 452
  • Scribner's Magazine 458
  • The Smart Set 467
  • Smithsonian 474
  • Sunset 479
  • T 491
  • Travel-Holiday 507
  • True Story 510
  • Tv Guide 519
  • U 529
  • Usa Weekend 531
  • U.S. News and World Report 534
  • V 547
  • Vanity Fair 547
  • Village Voice 551
  • Vogue 556
  • W 561
  • Index 585
  • Contributors 605
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