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: 5294

Estimated Value: $400

Title:  Youth’s Companion
Category:  Juvenile, Norman Rockwell
Volume:  1
Issue:  1-52
Date:  April 1827 – May 1828
Published in:  Boston, MA
 The longest running and one of the most important children’s magazines which “Was uncannily successful in reflecting the dominant trends about the sort of literature that children should read.” Founded and first edited by Nathaniel Willis, the father of N. P, it grew out of the children’s department of his newspaper, The Recorder, and reflected its conservative religious influence. Issues in the nineteen-teens contain fiction illustrated by Norman Rockwell. Absorbed “American Boy”. Mott I: 262 – 274; Kelly: pp. 507 – 514; Kribbs 926; Albaugh 26.