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A vast index to British and American periodicals, newspapers, books, and other sources documenting the 19th century. Dates of Coverage: 1300-1930
African American Periodicals (1825-1995)
More than 170 periodicals by and about African Americans, published in 26 states. Includes academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, bulletins, annual reports and more.
American Periodicals (1740-1940)
Scanned periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and more.
Full text magazines on a wide variety of topics digitized by Google and made freely available.
Digital scans of the pages of Harper's Weekly from the Civil War and Reconstruction eras, 1857-1871; providing information and insights on political, military and social issues and events prior to and during the Civil War. Includes news, editorials, stories, illustrations, book reviews, serialized novels, advertising and maps. Dates of Coverage: 1857-1871
Provides abstracting and indexing for popular magazines and periodicals, and full text for the majority of titles.
Nation, "The Nation" Digital Archives
Digital Archive of The Nation, a weekly news magazine. Dates of Coverage: 1865 to date
Periodicals Archive Online
Full text access to hundreds of journals in the humanities and social sciences. Dates of coverage: 1802-2000
Readers' Guide Retrospective (1890-1982)
Indexing of articles in historical American popular magazines of all types.
Readers' Guide Abstracts (1983 to date )
Cancelled June 2021 due to low use.
Use Summon's magazine and date limiters to see only magazine primary source results.