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Popular Periodicals: 19th & 20th Centuries: Printed Indexes

A reference guide to historical indexes and sources for popular/mass market periodicals published in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain.

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William F. Poole, the father of American periodical indexes.




Printed Periodical Indexes in Olin Reference

The 'AI' section in Olin Reference houses a variety of general and multidisciplinary periodical indexes covering back through the 19th century. Some have long runs, some only lasted a few years. Coverage in most of the titles listed below includes popular magazines and a sampling of some of the better known academic journals. Title lists usually appear at the beginning of individual volumes, and may vary somewhat from year to year.