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Title:
Philadelphia album, and ladies' literary gazette [microform]. : (Philadelphia) 1827-1830
Alternative Titles:
  • Philadelphia album
Place of publication:
Philadelphia
Geographic coverage:
  • Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  |  View more titles from this: City County, State
Publisher:
[Thomas C. Clarke
Dates of publication:
1827-1830
Description:
  • Vol. 2, no. 1 (June 6, 1827)-v. 4, no. 27 (July 3, 1830).
Frequency:
Weekly
Language:
  • English
Subjects:
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)--Newspapers.
  • Philadelphia County (Pa.)--Newspapers.
Notes:
  • Begun by Thomas Cottrell Clarke in 1826, this women's weekly was a newspaper-like magazine intended to be a moral, amusing, and valuable miscellany. It dealt with matters particularly of interest to women-- manners, conversation, dress, and beauty, as well as providing sentimental fiction, moral stories, biographical sketches, a weekly summary of domestic and foreign news, extracts from new publications, and essays on a variety of topics. Also included were recipes, anecdotes, book reviews, and listings of plays. Much space was occupied by selected material. Cf. American periodicals, 1741-1900.
  • Imprint varies: published later by Jesper Harding.
  • Microfilm.
  • Title from caption.
  • Volume numbering irregular. On Jan. 2, 1830, v. 4 was recommenced on account of irregularity in previous issues of the 4th vol. 9 numbers had already been issued.
LCCN:
sf 89091735
OCLC:
10188301
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