Godey's Lady's Book and Magazine - Vols. 56 and 57

Title

Godey's Lady's Book and Magazine - Vols. 56 and 57

Call Number

AP 2.G56 vol. 56 1858

Date of Publication

1858

Collection Size

570 pages

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Language

English

Historical Note

Godey’s Lady’s Book and Magazine was an American women’s magazine that was published in Philadelphia from 1830 to 1878. Louis A. Godey was editor for its entire run. Sarah J. Hale was editor from 1837 to 1877. In 1837 the circulation was 10,000 subscribers. In 1839 it was 40,000 and by 1860 circulation had increased to 150,000. It was also the first magazine to be copyrighted.

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Download Godey's Vol 56 - Table of Contents (476 KB)

Download Godey's Vol 57 - Table of Contents (561 KB)

Description

Godey's Lady's Book and Magazine consists of monthly issues of the publication dating January to June 1858 (vol. 56) and July to December 1858 (vol. 57). Please see the attached indexes.

Additional Notes

Vol. 56 from January to June 1858 and Vol 57 from July to December 1856

Provenance

Gift of Dr. Walter Hess on September 1, 1963

Publisher

Louis A. Godey

City

Philadelphia

Keywords

Women's Magazines, Women's History, Women in 19th Century

Disciplines

Fashion Design | Fiber, Textile, and Weaving Arts | Fiction | Nonfiction | Poetry | Women's History

Godey's Lady's Book and Magazine - Vols. 56 and 57

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