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  • American Periodicals Series Online, 1741-1940

    Contains periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children’s and women’s magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals. This resource was acquired by University Libraries with generous contributions from the Department of History in the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, USC-Columbia.

  • HarpWeek: Harper's Weekly

    The HarpWeek database contains all the pages of Harper’s Weekly (1857-1912) as scanned images, together with a series of indexes. HarpWeek is searchable by date, index terms, literary genre and occupation/role.

  • IDZ -Index of German Journals / Index Deutschsprachiger Zeitschriften

    The Index of German Journals contains 100,000 records of articles published 1750 - 1815. These articles are indexed with German subject headings.

  • Illustrated Civil War Newspapers and Magazines

    Full page views. Limit searches to sources sympathetic to Confederacy or Union or to a 1860 or 1864 presidential candidate.

  • Life Magazine Archive

    Published by Time Inc., the archive runs from the first issue in November, 1936 through May, 2000, the last regularly published issue.

  • Listener Historical Archive, The

    The Listener was a weekly publication, established by the BBC in 1929 as the medium for reproducing radio - and later, television - programs in print. It is our only record and means of accessing the content of many early broadcasts. With major contributors including E. M. Forster, George Orwell and Bertrand Russell, it also provided an important platform for new writers and poets; W. H. Auden, Sylvia Plath and Philip Larkin being notable examples.