Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature, 1920-present.
Widely held; also available in microform.
The Saturday Evening Post, 1821-1830, 1839-present; Atkinson's Saturday Evening Post, 1830-1832, 1833-1839; Atkinson's Saturday Evening Post and Bulletin, 1833; Atkinson's Evening Post and Philadelphia Saturday News, 1893; The United States Saturday Post and Chronicle, 1842-1843; The United States Saturday Post, 1843-1845.
Weekly, August 1821-January 1965 with occasional missed periods and numbering variations; biweekly, January 1965-February 1969; quarterly, 1971-1974; nine issues a year, January 1974-present.
In Philadelphia: Atkinson and Alexander, 1821-1828; Samuel Coate Atkinson, 1828-1839; Du Solle and Graham, 1839-1840; G. R. Graham and Co., 1840- 1843; Samuel D. Patterson and Co., 1843-1848; Deacon and Peterson, 1848- 1865; H. Peterson and Co., 1865-1873; Saturday Evening Post Publishing Co., 1875; Charles I. Wickersham and Joseph P. Reed, 1875-1876; Bennet and Fitch, 1876-1877; Andrew E. Smythe, 1877-1897; Curtis Publishing Co.; 1897-1962: (presidents, Cyrus H. K. Curtis, 1897-1932; George H. Lorimer, 1932-1934; Walter D. Fuller, 1934-1950; Robert E. MacNeal, 1951-1962); New York: Matthew J. Culligan, 1963-1964; Jess L. Ballew, 1964-1968; Stephen S. Kelley, 1968-1969; Curtis Publishing Co., Indianapolis, Beurt SerVaas, 1971-1975, Cory SerVaas, 1975-1982; Benjamin Franklin Literary and Medical Society, Inc., Indianapolis, Cory SerVaas, 1982-present.
T. Cottrell Clarke, 1821-1826; Morton McMichael, 4826-1828; Benjamin Mathias, 1828-1839; George Rex Graham, 1839-1846; Henry Peterson, 1846-1873; R.J.C. Walker, 1874-1875; Joseph P. Reed, 1875-1876; Orlando Bennet, 1876- 1877; Andrew E. Smythe, 1877-1897; William George Jordan, 1897-1899; George H. Lorimer, 1899-1936; Wesley W. Stout, 1937-1942; Ben Hibbs, 1942- 1962; Robert Fuoss, 1962; Robert Sherrad, 1962; Clay Blair, 1963-1964; William A. Emerson, Jr., 1964-1969; Beurt SerVaas, 1971-1975; Cory SerVaas, 1975- present.
6.8 million ( 1968); 700,000 ( 1988).
Alan Nourie and Carroll Varner
When the Saturday Review was founded in 1924, it was a particularly auspicious time for establishing a new literary magazine. During the 1920s, literature was gaining an increasing amount of self-conscious public attention in the coun-