Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature ( 1953-present); Magazine Index Plus; Business Periodical Index; Periodical Abstracts.
Milner Library, Illinois State University, many other libraries. Available in microform.
The Kiplinger Magazine: Changing Times, 1947- April1949; Changing Times: The Kiplinger Magazine, 1949-present.
Vols. 1-, 1947-present.
Kiplinger Washington Editors, 1729 H Street N.W., Washington, D.C.
Willard M. Kiplinger, 1947-1967; Austin A. Kiplinger, 1968-1985; Knight A.
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The Chautauquan grew out of the Chautauqua movement, a combination of popular education combined with entertainment from concerts, dramatic performances, and lectures that flourished in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The first institution of this kind was located in Chautauqua, New York, which lent its name to the movement and, later, the magazine itself. Those attending the fall assemblies at Chautauqua often wrote back to ask what books they should read during the winter. Systematic answers to these questions were soon provided by a four-year home study program, the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle. 1 Reconvening annually for the assembly, Chautauqua students read the Chautauqua Assembly Daily Herald, which was published for the three weeks of August when the assembly was held. This newspaper, published by the Reverend Theodore L. Flood, contained the texts of addresses given by notable speakers who appeared at the assembly. After four years of offering this newspaper, first as a daily, then as a monthly with a daily edition, Flood decided to tie his publication to the reading courses of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, had his plan approved by the Chautauqua management, and in the fall of 1880, published the first number of his new monthly, the Chautauquan. 2
Since colleges and universities of the time emphasized Greek and Latin classics and closed their doors to the less scholarly, women and businessmen found a