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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.


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.

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