introduction not listed by title by place by editor by publisher by special subject covers
1789-1810 1811-1820 1821-1830 1831-1840 1841-1850 1851-1860 1861-1872

American children’s periodicals by editor, 1789-1872

This bibliography—with an introduction—is available as an ebook from Barnes & Noble and amazon.com.

[NOTE: Titles listed here are organized by last name of the editor, when known, then chronologically. Dates are of the entire run of the magazine.]

Anne Wales Abbot

The Child’s Friend; The Child’s Friend and Youth’s Magazine; The Child’s Friend and Family Magazine (Oct 1843-Oct 1858)

E. B. Adams

The Scholar’s Gazette; The Scholar’s Weekly Gazette (13 April 1831-1832)

J. G. Adams; John G. Adams

Sabbath School Contributor; Light of Zion, and Sabbath School Contributor (6 June 1839-22 June 1843)

The Child’s Gospel Guide (1847-1849)

John G. Adams

Youth’s Monthly Magazine (July 1850-June 1851?)

William T. Adams

Oliver Optic’s Magazine: Our Boys and Girls; Oliver Optic’s Magazine (5 Jan 1867-Dec 1875)

The Student and Schoolmate; The Student and Schoolmate, and Forrester’s Boy’s and Girl’s Magazine; The Student and Schoolmate; The Schoolmate (Nov 1855-1872)

J. B. A. Ahrens

Der Kinderfreund (1872-1874?)

Louisa May Alcott (“Robert Merry”)

Robert Merry’s Museum (Feb 1841-Nov 1872)

William A. Alcott

Classical Journal and Scholar’s Review; Juvenile Rambler; Juvenile Rambler, or, Family and School Journal (Jan 1830-26 Dec 1833)

Parley’s Magazine (16 March 1833-1844)

Loyal A. Alford

Union Sunday School Visitor (1850-1853?)

E. C. Allen

Our Young Folks’ Illustrated Paper (1 Oct 1871-15 Dec 1873)

Joseph H. Allen

Sunday School Gazette; The Dayspring (4 Aug 1849-after Dec 1879)

Stephen T.Allen (“Robert Merry”)

Robert Merry’s Museum (Feb 1841-Nov 1872)

Ross Alley

The Youth’s Casket (early 1850-1852?)

The Genius of Youth (1 June 1852-mid/late 1852)

G. W. Amadon

Youth’s Instructor; Insight (Aug 1852-present?)

Harriet E. G. Arey

The Youth’s Casket (Jan 1852-Dec 1857)

Timothy Shay Arthur

The Young People’s Book (Sept 1841-Aug 1842)

The Children’s Hour (Jan 1867-June 1874)

Benjamin Parham Aydelott

The Child’s Newspaper (7 Jan-Sept 1834)

George L. Babington

Sabbath School Star (Feb 1863-after 1870)

James E. N. Backus; Lucy A. Backus

The Sabbath School Gem (1863-1864, 1869-1873)

Margaret L. Bailey

Youth’s Monthly Visitor; Youth’s Monthly Visiter (March 1844-1846)

Friend of Youth (Nov 1849-Oct 1852)

E. T. Baird

The Children’s Friend (Aug 1862-1 Feb 1865, 1866-June 1915)

Ebenezer Thompson Baird

Southern Boys’ and Girls’ Monthly (Jan 1867-July 1868)

William Logan Baird

Southern Boys’ and Girls’ Monthly (Jan 1867-July 1868)

J. E. Baker

The Young American (April-Dec 1869)

Josiah Ball (“Simon Scribble”)

The Fly; or Juvenile Miscellany (16 Oct 1805-2 April 1806)

Conrad Bär

Der Schul- und Hausfreund (1853-)

E. Barnewall

The Juvenile Weekly Gazette (9 Feb 1850-13 Dec 1851)

Joseph Osgood Barrett

The Scholars’ Leaf of the Tree of Knowledge (6 Jan 1849-16 Dec 1850)

Mary Bartol

The Child’s Magazine (May 1857-April 1858)

Paul Beck

The Infants’ Magazine (Jan 1829-1842)

J. A. Becker

Clark’s School Visitor; Our Schoolday Visitor; The Schoolday Visitor Magazine; The Schoolday Magazine (1 April 1857-15 April 1875)

J. C. Beinhauer

Der Lämmer-Hirte; Der Lämmerhirt; Der Lämmer Hirte; Der Lammerhirte; Lammerherte (1857-1940)

G. H. Bell

Youth’s Instructor; Insight (Aug 1852-present?)

J. P. Berry

The Youth’s Friend (Jan 1866)

Johann Paul Beyer

Lutherisches Kinder- und Jugendblatt (Jan 1871-Dec 1938)

Carl Beyschlag

Schul- und Jugend-Zeitung (about 1855)

William Biglow

The Juvenile Magazine (April 1823)

William G. Bishop

Youth’s Literary Messenger (Albany, New York; 1838)

A. Blakesley

Youth’s Mental Casket, and Literary Star; Casket and Star (1839-1842?)

Imanuel Boehringer

Der Lämmer-Hirte; Der Lämmerhirt; Der Lämmer Hirte; Der Lammerhirte; Lammerherte (1857-1940)

Samuel Boykin; S. Boykin

The Child’s Index; Child’s Delight (Sept 1862-1869)

Kind Words for the Sunday School Children (Jan 1866-29 Sept 1929)

William Bradford

Youth’s Cabinet; The Youth’s Cabinet; New-York Teacher’s Lyceum; Woodworth’s Youth’s Cabinet; Woodworth’s Youth’s Cabinet and Uncle Frank’s Dollar Magazine (28 April 1837-March 1857)

Anne Bradley

The Children’s Friend (Fifth month [May] 1866-Twelfth month [Dec] 1887)

Thomas Brainerd

The Child’s Newspaper (7 Jan-Sept 1834)

Youth’s Magazine (30? Sept 1834-after May 1838)

James O. Brayman (see also Harley Thorne)

The Youth’s Casket (Jan 1852-Dec 1857)

Morris Brecher

Young Israel; Libanon (Jan 1871-1900?)

F. W. Breed, jr

The Young American (April-Dec 1869)

A. O. Brickmann

Die Taube (1859-1862)

Kinderzeitung (15 April 1859-15 March 1862)

Der Kinder-Bote (1871-?)

Mrs. H. L. Bridgman

Work and Play (Jan 1870-March 1872)

Elijah Sparhawk Brigham

The Little-Pig Monthly (May, July 1859)

Nathan Brittan

Young People’s Journal of Science, Literature, & Art (Nov 1848-?)

S. K. Brobst

Der Jugend-Freund aller Christlichen Benennungen; Christen-Bote und Jugend-Freund; Jugend-Freund und Christen-Bote; Der Jugend-Freund; Der Jugend-Freund und Illustrierte JugendBlätter (16 June 1847-after 1917)

Henry L. Brown; George P. Brown

The Golden Rule (May 1846-)

J. L. Brown

What Not (1859-1860)

Mrs. H. R. M. Brown

Little Bouquet; Little Bouquets; Lyceum Banner; Little Bouquet (15 May 1866-after Dec 1876)

William Brown

The Children’s Friend (Aug 1862-1 Feb 1865, 1866-June 1915)

J. J. Buchanan

The Flower Basket (-until March 1852)

Asa Bullard

The Sabbath School Visiter (1833-Dec 1843)

The Well-spring; The Wellspring for Young People; The Well-spring and Missionary Echoes; The Wellspring (5 Jan 1844-1928)

John W. Burke

Children’s Guide (July 1863-Aug 1865)

T. A. Burke

The Burke’s Weekly for Boys and Girls; Burke’s Magazine for Boys and Girls (6 July 1867-Dec 1871)

William Burr

The Myrtle (17 May 1845-31 Dec 1904)

W. J. Button

The Little Chief (Jan 1867-Feb 1872)

William Byrne

The Young Crusader; Young Crusader (Jan 1869-Oct 1875?)

Norman A. Calkins

The Student; The Student and Family Miscellany (Nov 1848-Oct 1855)

The Student and Schoolmate; The Student and Schoolmate, and Forrester’s Boy’s and Girl’s Magazine; The Student and Schoolmate; The Schoolmate (Nov 1855-1872)

George Quayle Cannon

The Juvenile Instructor; Instructor; New Era (1 Jan 1866-present)

Gabriel Capers

Youth’s Repertory and Child’s Magazine (Sept 1831)

John Cass

The Mt. Vernon Enterprise (1847-?)

G. W. Chapman

Juvenile Gazette (18 March 1848-?)

George A. Chase

The School and Fireside (11 Jan-after 10 May 1867)

Orlando Chester

Youth’s Magazine (30? Sept 1834-after May 1838)

Lydia Maria Child

The Juvenile Miscellany (Sept 1826-Feb 1836; April 1836)

Alexander Clark

Clark’s School Visitor; Our Schoolday Visitor; The Schoolday Visitor Magazine; The Schoolday Magazine (1 April 1857-15 April 1875)

William Clark

Clark’s School Visitor; Our Schoolday Visitor; The Schoolday Visitor Magazine; The Schoolday Magazine (1 April 1857-15 April 1875)

William A. Clark

The Monthly Rose; The Monthly Rose, and Literary Cabinet; The Monthly Rose, and Otis School Cabinet; The Monthly Rose, and School Cabinet; The Monthly Rose, and Literary Cabinet; The Monthly Rose (July 1845-after Nov 1847)

Lora E. Clement

The Youth’s Instructor; Instructor (1852-after Jan 14 1936)

Mary M. Coggeshall

Little Forester (Jan 1854-Oct 1855)

Alfred Colburn

The Young Reaper (Jan 1844-1856)

E. B. Coleman

The Sabbath School Repository and Teacher’s Assistant (Jan-Dec 1823)

The Guardian and Monitor (Jan 1825-Dec 1828)

Daniel C. Colesworthy

The Juvenile Reformer and Sabbath School Instructor • Journal of Reform (May 1830-17 May 1837)

Collins brothers

The Pacific Youth (1870-after June 1871)

Mrs. Samuel Colman

Boys’ and Girls’ Magazine; Boys’ & Girls’ Monthly Library (Jan 1843-after March 1844)

Margaretta S. Compton

The Young Ladies’ Casket (1841-24 March 1842)

Thomas G. Condie, jr

Juvenile Port-folio and Literary Miscellany (17 Oct 1812-7 Dec 1816)

George C. Connor

The Children’s Book of Choice and Entertaining Reading for the Little Folks at Home (also, The Children’s Monthly Book) (Jan 1855-April 1860)

William F. Cook

Guardian Angel (1867-after 1884)

Adelaide B. Cooper

The Youth’s Instructor; Instructor (1852-after Jan 14 1936)

Aaron F. Cox

The Boys’ and Girls’ Journal; The Boys’ and Girls’ Weekly Penny Journal; The Boys’ and Girls’ Penny Journal; Fithian’s Magazine for Girls and Boys; Fithian’s Miniature Magazine: A Student Manual and Fireside Miscellany Devoted to the Useful and Beautiful (Jan 1848-at least 1854)

G. G. Crocker

Juvenile Gazette (18 March 1848-?)

Adam Crooks

Children’s Banner (1857-after 1885)

W. H. Cudworth

Sunday School Gazette; The Dayspring (4 Aug 1849-after Dec 1879)

Joseph Cundall

The Playmate (Sept 1847-May 1848)

S. L. Cuthbert

The Youth’s Cabinet (1869-1871)

William C. Cutter

The Juvenile Reformer and Sabbath School Instructor; Journal of Reform (May 1830-17 May 1837)

Robert Merry’s Museum (s “Hiram Hatchet”; Feb 1841-Nov 1872)

W. T. O. Dalton

The Wreath (1 Nov 1842-1 June 1843)

J. W. Daughaday

Clark’s School Visitor; Our Schoolday Visitor; The Schoolday Visitor Magazine; The Schoolday Magazine (1 April 1857-15 April 1875)

Emerson Davis

The Scholar’s Quarterly Journal; The Scholar’s Journal (Feb 1828-15 Nov 1829)

Pardon Davis

The Juvenile Repertory (Sept 1828-Jan 1829?)

P. F. de Gournay

Our Friend (25 Dec 1865-1906?)

W. P. Dean

The Young American (April-Dec 1869)

W. Roscoe Deane

Juvenile Gazette (18 March 1848-?)

Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh

Our Leisure Moments (Feb 1870-1900s)

G. L. Demarest

The Young Christian (Jan 1851-1859)

William J. Demorest

Demorest’s Young America (Nov 1866-1875)

J. S. Denman

The Student; The Student and Family Miscellany (Nov 1848-Oct 1855)

Fannie M. Dickerson

The Youth’s Instructor; Instructor (1852-after Jan 14 1936)

G. M. Dillworth

Young America (West Chester, Pennsylvania; March 1856-after March 1858)

Abigail Dodge (“Gail Hamilton”)

Our Young Folks (Jan 1865-Dec 1873)

Nathan Dole

The Dayspring; Youth’s Dayspring (Jan 1842-Dec 1855)

Arthur Donaldson

The Juvenile Magazine (May-June 1811; July-Aug 1813)

L. W. Dorn

Lutherisches Kinder- und Jugendblatt (Jan 1871-Dec 1938)

Levi H. Dowling

The Little Watchman (1870-1876)

William Worth Dowling

The Little Sower (Jan 1865-after April 1877)

The Little Chief (Jan 1867-Feb 1872)

The Laurel Wreath (1872?-after 1874)

John W. Dulles

Sabbath School Visitor; Presbyterian Sabbath School Visitor (1 Jan 1851-26 Sept 1909)

Lydia A. Duncan

The Young Ladies’ Casket (1841-24 March 1842)

Howard Durham

Little Forester (Jan 1854-Oct 1855)

The Little Traveler (Cincinnati, Ohio; Nov 1854-after Dec 1854)

H. G. O. Dwight

The Dayspring; Youth’s Dayspring (Jan 1842-Dec 1855)

Theodore Dwight , jr

The Youth’s Penny Paper (May 1838-after Feb 1839)

Edward Eggleston

The Little Corporal (July 1865-April 1875)

Thomas Egleston

The Mt. Vernon Enterprise (1847-?)

Joseph Elder

The Mt. Vernon Enterprise (1847-?)

W. B. Ewer

California Youths’ Companion • Pacific Pioneer and Youth’s Literary Companion (3 Dec 1864-after 27 Jan 1867)

Edwin Farwell

Young Sportsman (Jan 1870-?)

James M. Ferguson

Youth’s Evangelist; The Youth’s Evangelist (Jan 1859-1930?)

Myron Finch

Youth’s Cabinet; The Youth’s Cabinet; New-York Teacher’s Lyceum; Woodworth’s Youth’s Cabinet; Woodworth’s Youth’s Cabinet and Uncle Frank’s Dollar Magazine (28 April 1837-March 1857)

The Sabbath School Monitor; Sunday School Monitor; Light Ship and Sabbath School Monitor (1840-1846 or 1847)

Thomas A. Fisher

The Pacific Youth (1870-after June 1871)

William A. Fitch (“Uncle William”)

Robert Merry’s Museum (Feb 1841-Nov 1872)

Charles Fithian

The Boys’ and Girls’ Journal; The Boys’ and Girls’ Weekly Penny Journal; The Boys’ and Girls’ Penny Journal; Fithian’s Magazine for Girls and Boys; Fithian’s Miniature Magazine: A Student Manual and Fireside Miscellany Devoted to the Useful and Beautiful (Jan 1848-at least 1854)

Asa Fitz

The Cold Water Boy (1842)

The Scholar’s Penny Gazette (29 April 1848-17 Aug 1850)

The Pupil: A Monthly Treasury for School Children (Oct 1855-March 1856?)

L. D. Fleming

Youth’s Family Instructor and Sunday School Visitor (7 Jan 1841-after May 1842)

Eliza L. Follen

The Child’s Friend; The Child’s Friend and Youth’s Magazine; The Child’s Friend and Family Magazine (Oct 1843-Oct 1858)

Anderson Oliver Forbes (“A. O. Polepe”)

Ke Alaula (April 1866-March 1873)

Daniel S. Ford

Youth’s Companion; Youth’s Companion and Sabbath School Recorder; The Youth’s Companion (16 April 1827-Sept 1929)

Mrs. S. R. Ford

Kind Words for the Sunday School Children (Jan 1866-29 Sept 1929)

La Fayette Forrest

The Scholar’s Penny Gazette (29 April 1848-17 Aug 1850)

Mark H. Forscutt

Zion’s Hope (1869-1972)

Charles R. Foster

The Boys’ Daily Journal • Boys’ Journal (1 May 1855-1857)

William B. Fowle

The Penny Library for School Children (1 April-3 June 1845)

Charles S. Francis

Parley’s Magazine (16 March 1833-1844)

Jane Fraser

Youth’s Literary Messenger (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; May 1837-April 1839)

Emily R. Freeman

Clark’s School Visitor; Our Schoolday Visitor; The Schoolday Visitor Magazine; The Schoolday Magazine (1 April 1857-15 April 1875)

John Frost

The Young People’s Book (Sept 1841-Aug 1842)

Joseph Fullerton

The Myrtle (17 May 1845-31 Dec 1904)

J. B. Gardner

Pioneer (4 May 1857-13 Oct 1858)

J. E. Gilbert

The Sunday School Standard (1865?-)

Caroline H. Gilman

Rose Bud, or Youth’s Gazette; Southern Rose Bud; The Southern Rose (11 Aug 1832-17 Aug 1839)

William Goodell

The Youth’s Temperance Lecturer (1832)

Samuel Griswold Goodrich

Parley’s Magazine (16 March 1833-1844)

Robert Merry’s Museum (Feb 1841-Nov 1872)

Mrs. M. M. B. Goodwin

The Sparkling Gem (1867-after 1868)

Cornelius H. Gottsberger

The Children’s Catholic Magazine (March 1838-Feb 1840)

Hannah Flagg Gould

Fireside Miscellany and Young People’s Encyclopedia (Sept 1850-July 1851)

G. W. Gowdy & R. H. Pollock

Youth’s Evangelist; The Youth’s Evangelist (Jan 1859-after Dec 1865?)

Frances H. Greene

Young People’s Journal of Science, Literature, & Art (Nov 1848-?)

H. B. C. Greene

The Young Catholics’ Friend (also, Young Catholic’s Friend) (6 May 1840-after 26 Dec 1840)

J. Griffin (“Oliver Oldwise”)

The Juvenile Key; Family Pioneer and Juvenile Key (18 Sept 1830-23 May 1837)

Martin I. J. Griffin

The Guardian Angel (1867-after 1884)

B. Griffith

The Young Reaper (Jan 1857-1908?)

Orramel Hinckley Gulick (“O. H. Kulika”)

Ke Alaula (April 1866-March 1873)

John Hageman

Young America (June 1857-after June 1858?)

W. N. Hailman

The School and Family Visitor (15 April-Sept 1864)

Sarah Josepha Hale

The Juvenile Miscellany (Sept 1826-Feb 1836; April 1836)

Lydia H. Hall

The Children’s Friend (Fifth month [May] 1866-Twelfth month [Dec] 1887)

William A. Hallock

The Child’s Paper (Jan 1852-1897?)

Norwood Penrose Hallowell

The Young Spectator (15 Third month [March]-24 Fifth month [May] 1856)

E. Payson Hammond

Loving Words for Children (1871-after 1872)

Samuel L. Hammond

The Portfolio (June-Sept 1861)

Phebe Hanaford

The Myrtle (Boston, Massachusetts; 2 Aug 1851-1918)

Henry Harbaugh

The Pastor’s Helper • The Child’s Treasury (Jan 1859-after 1903)

F. D. Harriman

Children’s Guest (Jan 1860-after 1872)

Isaac Harrington, jr

Youth’s Guide to Piety and Virtue; Youth’s Guide to Piety and Virtue, and Literary Casket (3 Sept 1836-after 5 Aug 1837)

Edward N. Harris

Youth’s Guide and Star (Jan-July 1843)

A. B. Hart

Children’s Guest (Jan 1860-after 1872)

John S. Hart

Sunday-School Banner (Jan 1859-Dec 1861)

The Youth’s Sunday-School Gazette (1859-?)

Charles R. Hatch; Herbert H. Hatch; Hatch Brothers

The Minnesota Pupil • The Minnesota Pupil and Youth’s National Gazette (Dec 1868-after 1872)

Alice B. Haven

The Schoolfellow (Jan 1849-Sept 1857)

Alice Hawthorne

Clark’s School Visitor; Our Schoolday Visitor; The Schoolday Visitor Magazine; The Schoolday Magazine (1 April 1857-15 April 1875)

Atticus Greene Haygood

Sunday School Visitor; The Children’s Visitor; The Visitor (Nov 1850-Dec 1854, May 1855-Mr 1862, 1866-after 1921)

J. K. Hazen

The Children’s Friend (Aug 1862-1 Feb 1865, 1866-June 1915)

I. T. Hecker

The Young Catholic (Oct 1870-after 1872)

John D. Henderson

Our Paper (1861)

John W. Henley

The Little Traveler (Cincinnati, Ohio; Nov 1854-after Dec 1854)

Edwin Heriot

The Bouquet (Dec 1841-23 Dec 1843)

William B. Herron

The Young Pilgrim (Sept 1863-after 1925)

G. H. Hickman

Juvenile Mirror and Youth’s Literary Companion (1841)

Joshua V. Himes; J. V. Himes

Children’s Advent Herald; Youth’s Guide (May 1846-1860?)

W. H. Hinkley

Little Messenger (July 1868-1 Aug 1873)

S. L. Hobbs

The Scholar’s Penny Gazette (29 April 1848-17 Aug 1850)

H. R. Holsinger

The Pious Youth (Jan 1870-Dec 1871)

James W. Hopkins

The Boys’ Daily Journal • Boys’ Journal (1 May 1855-1857)

J. S. Hostetter

I Will Try (May 1859-after Oct 1860)

Mary Y. Hough

The Children’s Friend (Fifth month [May] 1866-Twelfth month [Dec] 1887)

Horton J. Howard

Juvenile Museum (16 Sept 1822-27 Sept 1823)

Henry Hoyt

The Child’s Companion and Youth’s Friend (Jan 1845-1846)

L. T. Hoyt

The Juvenile Weekly Gazette (9 Feb 1850-13 Dec 1851)

Ralph Hunt

Youth’s Cabinet; The Youth’s Cabinet; New-York Teacher’s Lyceum; Woodworth’s Youth’s Cabinet; Woodworth’s Youth’s Cabinet and Uncle Frank’s Dollar Magazine (28 April 1837-March 1857)

Lorenzo D. Huston; L. D. Huston

Sunday School Visitor; The Children’s Visitor; The Visitor (Nov 1850-Dec 1854, May 1855-Mr 1862, 1866-after 1921)

R. Hutchinson

The Youth’s Visitor (Jan 1864-Oct 1872)

William H. Hutchinson

The Monthly Rose; The Monthly Rose, and Literary Cabinet; The Monthly Rose, and Otis School Cabinet; The Monthly Rose, and School Cabinet; The Monthly Rose, and Literary Cabinet; The Monthly Rose (July 1845-after Nov 1847)

The Asteroid (1 Aug 1848-after July 1849?)

Willett Hyatt

The Young Cadet (Aug 1872-)

Albert C. Ives

Our Leisure Moments (Feb 1870-1900s)

Daniel H. Jacques

The Schoolfellow (Jan 1849-Sept 1857)

The Favourite Magazine of Instruction and Amusement for Boys and Girls; The Favorite (April-Sept 1852)

Henry R. James

The Boys’ Daily Journal • Boys’ Journal (1 May 1855-1857)

John Giles Jennings

The Youth’s Emancipator (May 1842, Aug 1842-Mar 1843)

Henry Jewell

The Youth’s Friend • Youth’s Monthly Friend (also Monthly Youth’s Friend) (Cincinnati, Ohio; 6 March 1846-1860)

Oliver Kendall, jr

Juvenile Gazette (24 Nov 1827-15 Nov 1828)

Martin J. Kerney

The Catholic Youth’s Magazine (Sept 1857-Aug 1861)

G. B. Kettell

The Excelsior (1858)

Samuel Kettell

Robert Merry’s Museum (Feb 1841-Nov 1872)

Daniel P. Kidder

Sunday School Advocate (5 Oct 1841-31 Dec 1921)

The Encourager (Dec 1844-1847?)

The Sunday-Scholar’s Mirror (1847-1850)

Youth’s Monitor (1851-after 1854)

Dexter S. King

The Boys’ and Girls’ Magazine, and Fireside Companion; Forrester’s Boys’ and Girls’ Magazine, and Fireside Companion (Jan 1848-Dec 1857)

Monthly Instructor and Fire Side Companion; Forrester’s Playmate; Youth’s Casket and Playmate (July 1854-after April 1867)

Coates Kinney

Little Forester (Jan 1854-Oct 1855)

Karl Kissing

Die Christliche Kinderzeitung (1867-1885?)

Mrs. H. C. Knight

The Child’s Paper (Jan 1852-1897?)

Harry Lake

The Asteroid (1 Aug 1848-after July 1849?)

Lapham

Forest Garland (1853-1854)

Lucy Larcom

Our Young Folks (Jan 1865-Dec 1873)

John P. Lathrop

Classical Journal and Scholar’s Review; Juvenile Rambler; Juvenile Rambler, or, Family and School Journal (Jan 1830-26 Dec 1833)

Frank Lawe

The Asteroid (1 Aug 1848-after July 1849?)

James H. Lee

Boys’ Monthly Gazette (May 1857-April 1858?)

Luther Lee

The Juvenile Wesleyan (1843-1852?)

Olive O. Lee

The Little Gleaner (1868-1869?)

Frank Leslie

Frank Leslie’s Children’s Friend; Frank Leslie’s Boys’ and Girls’ Weekly (6 Oct 1866-9 Feb 1884)

H. N. F. Lewis

Young Folks’ Rural (1870-1881)

H. Liebhart

Die Glocke (The bell) • Sonntagschul Glocke (Sunday-school bell) (about 1856-1900?)

George W. Light

The Young American’s Magazine of Self-Improvement (Jan-Dec 1847)

Sarah J. Lippincott

The Little Pilgrim (Oct 1853-April 1869)

J. H. Livingston

The Youth’s Emancipator (May 1842, Aug 1842-Mar 1843)

Longley brothers

The Youth’s Friend • Youth’s Monthly Friend (also Monthly Youth’s Friend) (Cincinnati, Ohio; 6 March 1846-1860)

Benson John Lossing

The Young People’s Mirror and American Family Visitor; Young People’s Mirror; Mirror (1 Jan 1848-1 Dec 1849)

“Ezekiel Loveyouth”

Uncle Ezekiel’s Youth’s Cabinet (May 1844-15 March 1846?)

Youth’s Cabinet and Little Joker (April 1857-after June 1857)

Asa Lyman

Youth’s Journal (1828-?)

Lorenzo Lyons (“L. Laiana”)

Ke Alaula (April 1866-March 1873)

George MacDonald

Good Words for the Young (Nov 1868-Oct 1872)

Norman Macleod

Good Words for the Young (Nov 1868-Oct 1872)

Adolphus Williamson Mangum (A. W. Mangum)

Child’s Banner (15 Feb 1865-1865)

R. M. Mansur

Young Folks’ Monitor, and The World We Live In (April 1861-)

John Marsh

Youth’s Temperance Advocate; Youth’s Temperance Advocate and Band of Hope Recorder (Nov 1839-after May 1865)

W. H. Marvin

The Young American (April-Dec 1869)

L. C. Matlack

The Juvenile Wesleyan (1843-1852?)

Lucius C. Matlack

Juvenile Instructor (1844?-after 1869)

Ebenezer McDowall

The Missionary (1839)

Charles H. McLellan

Youth’s Guide to Piety and Virtue; Youth’s Guide to Piety and Virtue, and Literary Casket (3 Sept 1836-after 5 Aug 1837)

Darius Mead

Fireside Miscellany and Young People’s Encyclopedia (Sept 1850-July 1851)

A. B. Mereness; Mereness Brothers

Boys’ Journal (July 1868-after 1871?)

Emily Huntington Miller

The Little Corporal (July 1865-April 1875)

Frederick W. Miller

The Portfolio (June-Sept 1861)

William August Minsell

The Bee (9 March 1844-22 April 1845)

J. Mitchell, jr.

Monday Express (in 1852)

J. C. Mitchell

Youth’s Banner (1852-after May 1853)

Wilhelm Mittendorf

Der Jugend-Pilger (1870-1914?)

T. J. Mumford

Sunday School Gazette; The Dayspring (4 Aug 1849-after Dec 1879)

G. M. Naylor

The Young Minnesotian (19 April 1869-6 Dec 1870)

Susanna Newbould (“Aunt Sue”)

Youth’s Cabinet; The Youth’s Cabinet; New-York Teacher’s Lyceum; Woodworth’s Youth’s Cabinet; Woodworth’s Youth’s Cabinet and Uncle Frank’s Dollar Magazine (28 April 1837-March 1857)

Robert Merry’s Museum (Feb 1841-Nov 1872)

Harvey Newcomb

Youth’s Cabinet; The Youth’s Cabinet; New-York Teacher’s Lyceum; Woodworth’s Youth’s Cabinet; Woodworth’s Youth’s Cabinet and Uncle Frank’s Dollar Magazine (28 April 1837-March 1857)

Richard Newton

Child’s World • Youth’s World (1862-after 1884)

William Nichols

Juvenile Watchman (8 March, 26 April 1833-1835)

Porter Norton

The Young American (April-Dec 1869)

Charles Ollivant

Onward; Mayne Reid’s Magazine Onward (Jan 1869-Feb 1870)

James O’Reilly

The Guardian Angel (1867-after 1884)

John M. Orrock

The Youth’s Visitor (Jan 1864-Oct 1872)

Frances Sargent Osgood (Fanny Osgood)

• “Child’s Gazette” (1843)

Edward Otheman

Sabbath School Messenger (June 1837-16 April 1846)

Howard Owen

Juvenile Temperance Watchman; Juvenile Watchman (2 Jan 1854-)

Frederick A. Packard

Teacher’s Offering; or Sabbath’s Scholar’s Magazine • Teacher’s Offering; or Sunday Scholar’s Magazine • Youth’s Friend, and Scholar’s Magazine (Nov 1823-after 1845)

C. G. G. Paine

The Bright Side; Bright Side and Family Circle (July 1869-after 29 June 1873)

Child’s Friend (1872-after 1873)

Willie J. Palmer

The Deaf Mute Casket (1? Oct 1861-1 April 1865)

Adelia P. Patten

Youth’s Instructor; Insight (Aug 1852-present?)

Elizabeth Palmer Peabody

The Family School (Sept, Nov 1836)

Cyril Pearl

Family and School Visitor (Jan 1839-before 31 July 1839)

Bradford K. Peirce

Sabbath School Messenger (June 1837-16 April 1846)

A. R. Phippen

The Schoolmate (Feb 1852-Oct 1855)

The Student and Schoolmate; The Student and Schoolmate, and Forrester’s Boy’s and Girl’s Magazine; The Student and Schoolmate; The Schoolmate (Nov 1855-1872)

Lydia Jane Pierson

The Boys’ and Girls’ Journal; The Boys’ and Girls’ Weekly Penny Journal; The Boys’ and Girls’ Penny Journal; Fithian’s Magazine for Girls and Boys; Fithian’s Miniature Magazine: A Student Manual and Fireside Miscellany Devoted to the Useful and Beautiful (Jan 1848-at least 1854)

George F. Piper

Sunday School Gazette; The Dayspring (4 Aug 1849-after Dec 1879)

Philip Pleasant

Boys’ and Girls’ Literary Bouquet; Boys’ and Girls’ Monthly Bouquet; Boys’ and Girls’ Bouquet (Nov 1842-Dec 1845)

R. H. Pollock & G. W. Gowdy

Youth’s Evangelist; The Youth’s Evangelist (Jan 1859-after Dec 1865?)

A. R. Pope

The Student and Schoolmate; The Student and Schoolmate, and Forrester’s Boy’s and Girl’s Magazine; The Student and Schoolmate; The Schoolmate (Nov 1855-1872)

Luther Pratt

Juvenile Magazine, and Youth’s Monthly Visiter (Oct 1830, Feb 1831-after April 1832)

The Juvenile Depository, or Youth’s Mental Casket; Youth’s Mental Casket, and Literary Star; Casket and Star (July 1838-1842?)

J. C. Reagan

Youth’s Gem and Southern Cadet (Jan 1851-?)

J. H. Redsecker

Sunday School Gem (Jan 1867-after 1914)

W. G. Reed

Pioneer (4 May 1857-13 Oct 1858)

Henry Reeves

The Young Folks’ News (16 Dec 1868-after 1882)

F. M. Reid

The Young Minnesotian (19 April 1869-6 Dec 1870)

Thomas Mayne Reid

Onward; Mayne Reid’s Magazine Onward (Jan 1869-Feb 1870)

William C. Richards

The Schoolfellow (Jan 1849-Sept 1857)

W. L. Richardson

The Excelsior (1858)

William Rideing

Every Boy’s Magazine (1871-)

George Ross

Sunday School Gem (Jan 1867-after 1914)

George B. Russell

The Pastor’s Helper • The Child’s Treasury (Jan 1859-after 1903)

William Russell

Youth’s Gazette (13 Jan 1827-)

Epes Sargent

Sargent’s School Monthly (Jan-Nov? 1858)

W. E. Schenck

Sabbath School Visitor; Presbyterian Sabbath School Visitor (1 Jan 1851-26 Sept 1909)

Louis Schnabel

Young Israel; Libanon (Jan 1871-1900?)

O. Scott

The Juvenile Wesleyan (1843-1852?)

Horace Elisha Scudder

Riverside Magazine for Young People (Jan 1867-Dec 1870)

Fanny P. Seavers

The Nursery (Jan 1867-Oct 1880)

Covington F. Seiss

Busy Bee (Jan 1867-1869?)

Alfred L. Sewell

The Little Corporal (July 1865-April 1875)

The Little Corporal’s School Festival; School Festival; National School Festival (Jan 1870-1874)

Matthias Sheeleigh

The Lutheran Sunday-School Herald (Jan 1860-Dec 1910)

Mrs. C. M. Sheldon

The Little Wolverine (May-August 1854)

Henry C. Shepard

The Monthly Rose; The Monthly Rose, and Literary Cabinet; The Monthly Rose, and Otis School Cabinet; The Monthly Rose, and School Cabinet; The Monthly Rose, and Literary Cabinet; The Monthly Rose (July 1845-after Nov 1847)

Isaac F. Shepard

Cold Water Army and Youth’s Picnic; Cold Water Army (Aug 1841-1843)

T. R. Shepard , jr

The Monthly Rose; The Monthly Rose, and Literary Cabinet; The Monthly Rose, and Otis School Cabinet; The Monthly Rose, and School Cabinet; The Monthly Rose, and Literary Cabinet; The Monthly Rose (July 1845-after Nov 1847)

A. C. Shortridge

The Little Chief (Jan 1867-Feb 1872)

H. B. Skinner

Uncle Peter’s Juvenile Cabinet • The Youth’s Cabinet (May 1846?-?)

Otis A. Skinner

Sabbath School Contributor; Light of Zion, and Sabbath School Contributor (6 June 1839-22 June 1843)

Thomas T. Skillman

Western Sabbath School Repository, and Friend of Youth (1833)

Mary B. C. Slade

The Little Corporal’s School Festival; School Festival; National School Festival (Jan 1870-1874)

Thomas M. Slaughter

Youth’s Companion (Columbus, GA; 1843)

Esther Smedley

The Children’s Friend (Fifth month [May] 1866-Twelfth month [Dec] 1887)

B. F. Smith

Youth’s Magazine and Juvenile Harp (Jan 1841-after July 1842)

Charles Smith

The Youth’s News Paper (30 Sept-4 Nov 1797)

Joseph Smith

Zion’s Hope (1869-1972)

Seba Smith

Young People’s Magazine (Jan-Dec 1846)

Stephen R. Smith

Forest Garland (1853-1854)

Anna L. Snelling

The Pierian (Jan-Aug 1843)

Caroline A. Soule

Guiding Star: A Sunday Paper for Boys and Girls (4 July 1868-1873)

Nathaniel Southard

Youth’s Cabinet; The Youth’s Cabinet; New-York Teacher’s Lyceum; Woodworth’s Youth’s Cabinet; Woodworth’s Youth’s Cabinet and Uncle Frank’s Dollar Magazine (28 April 1837-March 1857)

The Sabbath School Monitor; Sunday School Monitor; Light Ship and Sabbath School Monitor (1840-1846 or 1847)

Jesse Ames Spence

Young Churchman’s Miscellany (Jan 1846-Dec 1848)

Rev. Spencer

Children’s Magazine (Jan 1829-1874)

J. Spittall; J. Spittal

Juvenile Gazette (Dec 1833)

John N[ewton] Stearns (“Robert Merry”)

Robert Merry’s Museum (Feb 1841-Nov 1872)

Mr. Stoddard

The Dayspring; Youth’s Dayspring (Jan 1842-Dec 1855)

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Youth’s Magazine and Juvenile Harp (Jan 1841-after July 1842)

L. N. Stratton

Children’s Banner (1857-after 1885)

Walter F. Straub

Forest Garland (1853-1854)

G. G. Strickland

Sabbath School Contributor; Light of Zion, and Sabbath School Contributor (6 June 1839-22 June 1843)

Thomas O. Summers

Sunday School Visitor; The Children’s Visitor; The Visitor (Nov 1850-Dec 1854, May 1855-Mr 1862, 1866-after 1921)

Clara A. Sylvester

The Youth’s Temperance Visitor (Feb 1860-April 1861, Sept 1862-after Jan 1872)

W. B. Tappan

The Child’s Companion and Youth’s Friend (Jan 1845-1846)

Knox P. Taylor

The Little Watchman (1870-1876)

Anthony Ten Broeck

The Children’s Magazine (Jan 1829-1874)

Abel C. Thomas (as ‘Friend Abel’)

The Youth’s Friend • Youth’s Monthly Friend (also Monthly Youth’s Friend) (Cincinnati, Ohio; 6 March 1846-1860)

E. H. Thomas

Sunday School Gem (Jan 1867-after 1914)

Martha M. Thomas

Young People’s Monthly (15 July-Dec 1858)

S. A. Thomas

Companion for Youth (17 Nov 1838-27 April 1839)

Percy W. Thompson

Boys’ Ledger (1872-1873?)

Harley Thorne (penname for James O. Brayman?)

The Youth’s Casket (Jan 1852-Dec 1857)

R. Tinker

Ke Kumu Kamalii (Jan-Dec 1837)

Selah Burr Treat

The Dayspring; Youth’s Dayspring (Jan 1842-Dec 1855)

Jennie R. Trembley

Youth’s Instructor; Insight (Aug 1852-present?)

John Townsend Trowbridge

Our Young Folks (Jan 1865-Dec 1873)

John E. True

The Eastern Rose-Bud; Eastern Rose-Bud and Sabbath School Companion (6 March 1841-22 April 1843)

A. T. Twing

The Young Christian Soldier (1858-1881?)

Miss W. C. Tyson

The Youth’s Friend (8 Feb 1850-)

Rev. Felix Varela

The Youth’s Friend (El amigo de la juventud) (May 1825)

The Children’s Catholic Magazine (March 1838-Feb 1840)

Young Catholic’s Magazine (Dec 1841-1842?)

M. E. Viele

Youth’s Temperance Enterprise (1842-1847)

John H. Vincent; J. H. Vincent

Sunday School Advocate • Sabbath School Advocate (5 Oct 1841-31 Dec 1921)

Picture Lesson Paper • The Picture Story Paper (Jan 1870-1941)

Z. Pope Vose

The Maine Spectator; The Spectator (Jan 8-June 1859)

The Youth’s Temperance Visitor (Feb 1860-April 1861, Sept 1862-after Jan 1872)

James P. Walker

Sunday School Gazette; The Dayspring (4 Aug 1849-after Dec 1879)

M. B. Walker

The Scholars’ Leaf of the Tree of Knowledge (6 Jan 1849-16 Dec 1850)

Anna Warner

Little American (1 Oct 1862-1864)

Susan Warner

Little American (1 Oct 1862-1864)

I. P. Warren

The Child at Home (Dec 1859-1879?)

H. S. Washburn

The Young Reaper (Jan 1844-1856)

Carl Weitershausen

Jugend-Zeitung (1843-1845)

Horatio Hastings Weld

The Mentor (May 1850-Dec 1851?)

W. F. Wells

Children of the West (1868-1869)

Erastus Wentworth

Golden Hours (Jan 1869-1880)

Silas Weston

Pupil’s Monitor (7 Dec 1833-8 Nov 1834)

Anna White

Youth’s Instructor; Insight (Aug 1852-present?)

James White

Youth’s Instructor; Insight (Aug 1852-present?)

W. H. Whitehead

Young America (West Chester, Pennsylvania; March 1856-after March 1858)

Nathan Whiting

The Guardian, or Youth’s Religious Instructor (Jan 1819-Dec 1824)

Henry Whitlock

Youth’s Repository of Christian Knowledge (March, Sept 1813)

Rev. Whitmer

The Pastor’s Helper • The Child’s Treasury (Jan 1859-after 1903)

W. R. Whittingham

The Children’s Magazine (Jan 1829-1874)

H. Wilbur

The Monitor (Jan 1823-Dec 1824)

The Guardian and Monitor (Jan 1825-Dec 1828)

S. Wild

Mentor and Youth’s Instructive Companion (15 Dec 1830-)

Isaac W. Wiley

Golden Hours (Jan 1869-1880)

Mrs. J. W. Wilkie

The Orphans’ Friend (1858-after 1882)

J. B. Williams

The Mt. Vernon Enterprise (1847-?)

S. W. Williams

Golden Hours (Jan 1869-1880)

Nathaniel Willis

Youth’s Companion; Youth’s Companion and Sabbath School Recorder; The Youth’s Companion (16 April 1827-Sept 1929)

M. L. Wilson

Monthly Voice (Jan 1862-August 1863, Dec 1863-Jan 1864, April 1864)

W. G. Wilson

The Young American (7 Oct 1857-1 Sept 1858)

W. E. Winn

The Young Minnesotian (19 April 1869-6 Dec 1870)

Daniel Wise

Sabbath School Messenger (June 1837-16 April 1846)

Sunday School Advocate (5 Oct 1841-31 Dec 1921)

Joseph F. Witherell (“Ezekiel Loveyouth”)

Uncle Ezekiel’s Youth’s Cabinet (May 1844-15 March 1846?)

Youth’s Cabinet and Little Joker (April 1857-after June 1857)

Francis Chandler Woodworth (“Uncle Frank”)

The Sabbath School Monitor; Sunday School Monitor; Light Ship and Sabbath School Monitor (1840-1846 or 1847)

Youth’s Cabinet; The Youth’s Cabinet; New-York Teacher’s Lyceum; Woodworth’s Youth’s Cabinet; Woodworth’s Youth’s Cabinet and Uncle Frank’s Dollar Magazine (28 April 1837-March 1857)

Robert Merry’s Museum (Feb 1841-Nov 1872)

C. J. Wright

The Young Minnesotian (19 April 1869-6 Dec 1870)

P. W. Ziegler

Young People’s Magazine (1868-1887)

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