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M-116: Illustrated Periodicals

DATE: 1816-1996

CREATOR: Affair; American Architect; American Architect and Building News; Architectural Forum; Brick Builder; Builder; Catalogue of Printed Books (Catalougus Impressorum Librorum); Encyclopedia in Architecture Journal Mensel; Fortune; Harpers Weekly; Illustrated London News; Life; Puck; Scientific American Supplement; Time; Stephano, A.B.H. Thesaurous Greek Language (Thesaurous Graecae Linguae)

SCOPE: This collection contains seventeen illustrated periodicals which contain subjects in the areas of architecture, finance, science and literature as well as events on a national and international level. These periodicals contain advertisments amd many images. While some of the magazines have a focus, such as literature or architechture, there are two listings that differ one is a catalogue of printed books from the early 19th century and the other is a thesarous of the Greek language.

EXTENT: 399.3 Linear Feet

ACCESS: This collection is available for on-site use only in the Rare Book and Manuscripts Reading Room. Some of the material in Special Collection M-116 may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, subject to condition. For collections marked limited access, researchers are advised to contact the library at least three business days in advance of their visit to submit a request to view the physical material.

A finding aid is available in PDF format: M-116: Illustrated Periodicals.(pdf)

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Preferred Citation: When citing the material from this collection, the preferred citation is: From the Special Collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis.