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Title
The ladies' magazine
American ladies' magazine
Ladies' magazine (Boston, Mass. : 1834)
Name/Creator
Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[v.7:no.1 (1834:Jan.) Provides access to page images of digitized issues]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL:622643 
Location
Widener


Networked Resource
Place of Origin
[Boston
Publisher
James B. Dow]
Language
English
Description
1 v. : ports. ; 23 cm.
Form/Genre
text

periodical

Women's periodicals, American.

print
Subject
Women -- Education ;  Women -- Conduct of life

Category
Dress

Recreation

Biography

Fiction

Note
Founded by public leader Mrs. Sarah Josepha Hale, this magazine was the first women's periodical to survive more than five years. The editor's favorite cause was female education, which she emphasized in every issue. Despite this underlying theme most fiction and poetry was very sentimental. Mrs. Hale felt the magazine should not be exclusively devoted to "female literature" and included reviews of books and short stories, music, biographies and many articles on phrenology. Starting with the fourth volume a fashion plate and a piece of music were included in most issues. Cf. American periodicals, 1741-1900.

Title from caption.

Editor: S.J. Hale.
Other Title
  Ladies' magazine (Boston, Mass. : 1834)
Other Title
  Ladies' magazine and literary gazette
Other Title
  American ladies' magazine
Other Title