The Steven Lomazow Collection of American Periodicals

One of the largest periodical collection of all time. The Steven Lomazow Collection consists of almost 30 thousand issues dating back to the early 1700's.  A finer collection of periodical artwork you can't find any where else.


Dr. Steven Lomazow
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Local ID: 788

Estimated Value: $200

Title: Chautauquan
Category: Miscellany
Volume: 1
Issue: 1-10
Date: September 1880 – July 1881
Published in: Washington, D.C.
A “well-rounded, comprehensive monthly with a liberal outlook,” edited by Theodore L. Flood. It grew out of the Chautauqua movement, a combination of popular education from concerts, dramatic performances and lectures, “to be tied with the prescribed reading courses of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle.” Mott cites a preliminary number in September 1880. Merged into “Independent.”