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Harem Frolics

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  1948: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   John Spencer & Co.
Pagecounts:   32pp
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Harkaway Library

Total Issues: 34

Issues & Index Sources:  1904
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Harlem Hotspots

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1948
Publishers:   Utopian Press, 22 Roland Gardens, London SW7
Pagecounts:   36pp

Harlem Stories

Total Issues: 2

General magazine featuring stories about black life in Harlem.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1932 – Aug-1932: General Fiction Index
Publishers:   Jaycline Publishing Corp.
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   25c
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Harlequin [1963]

see under Dapper

Harlequin Magazine

Total Issues: 68

Magazine advertising Harlequin Romances and containing book reprints and original fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1973 – Jun-1974, as Harlequin Newsletter Magazine: FictionMags Index (Missing: Vol. 1 No 2 - Vol. 1 No. 5)
  Jul-1974 – May-1975, as Harlequin's Woman: FictionMags Index (Missing: Vol. 3 No. 1, Vol. 3 No. 4)
  Jun-1975 – Dec-1975, as The Harlequin Magazine: FictionMags Index
  Jan-1976 – Dec-1978, as Harlequin: FictionMags Index (Missing: Vol. 4 No. 8)

Publishers

  Harlequin Enterprises Limited, 101 Duncan Mill Road, Suite 404, Don Mills, Ontario, Canada.

Editors

  Beth McGregor

Formats

  quarto

Prices

  75c

Pagecounts

  72pp

Frequency

  monthly (plus a Christmas issue in 1975)
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Harlequin World's Best Romances

Each issue typically contained extracts from a number of romantic novels published by Harlequin.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1990s: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Harlequin Periodicals, Inc.
Editors:   Candy Lee (in 1997); Rebecca Pearson (in 1998)
Formats:   digest
Prices:   $3.50
Pagecounts:   150pp
Frequency:   bimonthly

The Harmsworth (Monthly Pictorial/London) Magazine

see under The London Magazine

Harper's Bazar/Bazaar

Fashion magazine with high fiction content -- initially mostly reprints from Britain; later established as a top market for women's slick fiction.; spelling changed to Harper's Bazaar in 1929.

Issues & Index Sources

  2-Nov-1867 – Oct-1929, as Harper's Bazar: The Standard Index of Short Stories (Hannigan Jan-1900 - Dec-1914 only, FicMags sample issues only)
FictionMags Index
  Nov-1929 – present, as Harper's Bazaar: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  1867 – 1913: Harper & Brothers
  1913 – ?: Hearst

Website

  www.harpersbazaar.com/

Editors

  1867 – 1889: Mary L. Booth
  1889 – 1899: Margaret Sangster
  1900 – 1913: Elizabeth Jordan
  1913 – 1914: William M. Johnson
  1914 – 1916: Harford Powell
  1916 – 1920: J.C. Hilder
  1920 – 1926: Henry B. Sell
  1926 – 1929: Charles Hanson Towne
  1929 – 1934: Arthur H. Samuels
  1934 – ?: Carmel Snow

Formats

  became a big slick under Hearst

Frequency

  weekly; monthly from Apr 1901

Related Sites

  MagazineArt
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Harper's Bazaar (UK)

British edition of the US slick, but featured entirely home-grown material. Regular fiction slot (sometimes more than one story). First issue featured "The Staircase" Hugh Walpole and "The Central Figure" H.R. Wakefield. Authors include Lord Dunsany, John Collier, Dorothy L. Sayers ("The Cyprian Cat" May-1933), Martin Armstrong, Evelyn Waugh. Much weird fiction until 1934, which was then phased out.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1929 – ?
Publishers:   Hearst
Editors:   P. Joyce Reynolds; Anne Scott-James
Formats:   large-format slick
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   The Age of the Storytellers

Harper's Franklin Square Library

Total Issues: 736

Issues & Index Sources:  1878 – 1893
Publishers:   Harper
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Harper's Half Hour Series

Total Issues: 27

Issues & Index Sources:  1877
Publishers:   Harper
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Harper's Handy Series

Total Issues: 45

Issues & Index Sources:  1885
Publishers:   Harper
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Harper's New Monthly Magazine

A venerable voice of America (in 1950 the government ordered 10,000 copies of its centennial issue for distribution to embassies abroad), its substantial fiction content originally consisted of pirated British material but in the 1870s it began to develop a body of US work and in the 1880s strove for new "realistic" fiction. Authors included Henry James, William Dean Howells, Booth Tarkington, Frank R. Stockton, Herman Melville, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Edward Everett Hale, Sarah Orne Jewett, Brander Matthews, Howard Pyle. The fiction was reduced after Alden's editorship, although the magazine still publishes short stories to this day.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1850 – Nov-1900: FictionMags Index
  Dec-1900 – Feb-1913, as Harper's Monthly Magazine: FictionMags Index
  Mar-1913 – present, as Harper's Magazine: FictionMags Index (incomplete)

Publishers

  Harper Bros., later Harper & Row

Website

  www.harpers.org/

Editors

  1850 – 1855: Henry J. Raymond
  1856 – 1869: Alfred H. Guernsey
  1869 – 1919: Henry Mills Alden
  1919 – 1931: Thomas B. Wells
  1931 – 1941: Lee F. Hartman
  1941 – 1953: Frederick Lewis Allen
  1953 – ?: John Fischer
  1998 – present: Lewis Lapham

Formats

  standard, on good stock, highly illustrated (became the model for the late 19th-century popular magazine); moved to a larger slick format after World War II

Frequency

  monthly

Sources

  O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
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Harper's Select Fiction

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  1900
Publishers:   Harper
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Harper's Weekly

A heavily political magazine with much commentary and opinion, it also published many short stories and serials. Authors include Henry James, Rudyard Kipling, J.M. Barrie, Conan Doyle, Henry James. Circulation peaked at just under 400,000.

Issues & Index Sources

  3-Jan-1857 – 13-May-1916: The Standard Index of Short Stories (Jan-1900 - Dec-1914 only)

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Publishers

  3-Jan-1857 – 30-May-1913: Harper & Brothers, New York
  7-Jun-1913 – 28-Aug-1915: McClure's
  4-Sep-1915 – 13-May-1916: Independent

Editors

  1857 – 1858: Theodore Sedgwick
  1858 – 1863: John Bonner
  1863 – 1892: George W. Curtis
  1892 – 1894: Carl Schurz
  1894 – 1898: Henry Loomis Nelson
  1898 – 1901: John Kendrick Bangs
  1901 – 1913: George Harvey
  1913 – 1916: Norman Hapgood

Formats

  small folio, illustrated, on quality paper

Pagecounts

  initially just 16pp

Frequency

  weekly

Related Sites

  HarpWeek

Harper's Young People (US)

Harper's Young People began as a weekly, illustrated, 16-page magazine that contained fiction and non-fiction works. Beginning in 1893, the magazine became a monthly. It was advertised as being appropriate for boys and girls ages six to 16. In April 1895, the magazine changed its name to Harper's Round Table and changed its target demographic to teenaged boys.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1879 – Mar-1895
  Apr-1895 – 1899, as Harper's Round Table

Publishers

  Harper & Brothers

Editors

  Nov-1879 – 1881: Kirk Monroe

Frequency

  weekly; monthly from 1893

Harper's Young People (UK)

Total Issues: 364

Reprints US magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  22-Nov-1884 – Nov-1891
Publishers:   Sampson Low Marston
Pagecounts:   16pp
Frequency:   weekly


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