periodicals

A Look at LGBTQ+ Periodicals

By Rose Miyatsu on October 23, 2018

As part of our continued celebration of LGBT History Month this October, we are highlighting a few of the historic local periodicals in Washington University Libraries’ LGBTQ+ Research Collection. The LGBTQ+ Research Collection, much of which comes from the St. Louis LGBT History Project, c...

Periodicals from Around the World Collection

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

The Periodicals from Around the World collection is comprised of titles with international interest, published within and outside of the United States, from 1691-1880. The titles represent the continued influence of colonialism on literature, fashions, and politics throughout the world. The colle...

Periodicals of the British Empire and Its Colonies Collection

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

The Periodicals of the British Empire and Its Colonies Collection documents literature of the British Empire, specifically focusing on colonial North America. Many of the periodicals were printed in Europe, Canada or appear as publications reissued in America. A few titles come from Asia. Notable...

Historical Political Periodicals Collection

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

This collection of periodicals documents the politics and major political movements in the United States in the 19th Century. These periodicals cover a range of political affiliations, from Republicans to radicals, and Confederates to communists. The specific collections include American Politica...

Historical Periodicals Collection

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

This collection represents a broad array of subjects published throughout North America up to the 19th Century. Specific collections include Canadian Periodicals, 1790-1877, Current Events and History Periodicals, 1691-1912, Periodicals of the American West, 1779-1881, and Military and Law Enforc...

Women’s Studies Periodicals Collection

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

The Women’s Studies Periodicals Collection provided by the American Antiquarian Society comprises various American women’s periodicals from the 18th and 19th centuries. Journal subsets include: Women’s Periodicals of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century, 1733-1844, Women’s Periodical...

Religion Periodicals Collection

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

The Religious Periodicals Collection from the American Antiquarian Society comprises a multitude of American periodicals on the topic of Christianity and other religions in the 18th and 19th centuries. Specific periodicals include: Alternative Faith and Philosophy Periodicals, 1789-1878, General ...

Musical Periodicals Collection

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

This collection allows researchers to discover early America through popular music by gathering publications dedicated to various aspects of music, from the sacred to the secular, from the political to the comic. Before widespread use of the printing press in the 19th century, the popular culture...

Education Periodicals Collection

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

This collection comprises numerous periodicals about education from the mid 18th to late 19th century dealing with topics on higher education in the United States. Particular collections include Business and General Education Periodicals, 1800-1885, College and Student Periodicals, 1806-1877, and...

Literary Periodicals from American Antiquarian Society (AAS)

By Array on July 31, 2018

This collection contains periodicals covering American literary trends and traditions such as American Literary Periodicals, 1782-1834 which focuses on American literary movement and higher forms of literature and literary criticism, as it distinguished itself from European literary traditions, A...