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.


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Local ID: 2534

Estimated Value: $300

Title: Lowell Offering: A Repository of Original Articles, Written by Females Employed in the Mills.
Category: Literary
Volume: 1
Issue: 1-3
Date: December 1840 – February 1841
Published in: Lowell, MA
A 48 page literary monthly, written, edited and published by women employed in the mills. It was not antagonistic towards management and sought mostly to elevate the reputation of the working girl. Its spirit continued in “New England Offering” (545). The new series is octavo. See: “Early Factory Magazines in New England” by Bertha Monica Stearns, in “Journal of Economic and Business History”, v. 2 no. 7, August 1930.