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: 3935

Estimated Value: $300

Title: Recorder
Category: Religion
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Date: January 1816
Published in: Boston, MA
The first attempt to connect religion and journalism, founded by Nathaniel Willis, father of the author, and S.E. Morse, father of the inventor. It is cited by Mott as ‘the first religious newspaper in America’ but treated as a magazine. In ULS as “congregationalist and Herald of Gospel Liberty,” it evolved through 14 titles includes “Boston Recorder” and “Recorder and Telegraph.” Mott I: 8, 138, 373; Lippy: pp. 168 – 170; Edgar 67; Albaugh 2.