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The Home Journal [1846]

Initially a miscellany of news, verse and gossip, but steadily introduced more fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  14-Feb-1846 – 14-Nov-1946, as The National Press
  21-Nov-1946 – ?, as The Home Journal (retitled Town and Country)


  1846 – 1867: Nathaniel P. Willis
  1925 – ?: Hearst


  ?: Nathaniel P. Willis
  ?: George Pope Morris
  1925 – ?: Harry Bull
  1949 – ?: Henry B. Sell



The Home Journal [1872]

A family paper of 'news and novels, fancy and criticism'. Waite states it lasted for less than two years; the BL does not list the title for this period.

Issues & Index Sources:  1872 – 1874?
Frequency:   weekly?

Home Library

Total Issues: 7

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1885 – Apr-1886: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   Cobb, Baldwin
Formats:   8 x 6"
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   64
Frequency:   Monthly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Home Library of Powerful and Dramatic Tales

Total Issues: 64

Issues & Index Sources:  1886 – 1896
Publishers:   Aldine Publishing Co.

Home Library of Select Literature

Total Issues: 50

"Each Number Contains a Complete, First-Class Novel by a Celebrated Author."

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1890s: Dime Novel Bibliography
Formats:   11 1/2 x 8 1/4"
Pagecounts:   16pp
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Home Life

A newsprint publication aimed primarily at women in the larger urban centers, including assorted poems, articles and fiction pieces, one of them by Mary Roberts Rinehart.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1910s: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Home Life Publishing Co., Chicago, Illinois
Editors:   Josephine Conger-Kaneko

The Homely Friend for Young Women and Girls

A family paper which ran occasional fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1877 – Dec-1879
  Jan-1880 – Oct-1925, as The Home Friend
  Nov-1925 – Dec-1931, as The Scottish Girls' Friendly Society Magazine
  Jan-1932 – ?, as The Scottish Girl



The Home Magazine [1856]

Total Issues: 490 (approximately)

subtitled 'A Journal of Entertainment and Instruction'

Issues & Index Sources:  1856 – 1866

Home Magazine [1888]

Merged with Madame in 1906 and with Uncle Remus's Magazine in May-1908, but retained own numbering throughout.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1888 – Apr-1908: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)


  1888 – 1904: Brodix Publishing Co., Washington DC
  1904 – 1906: P.V. Collins, Minneapolis
  1906 – 1908: Bobbs-Merrill


  ?: Mrs John A. Logan
  1896 – 1899: Arthur T. Vance
  1900 – 1904: Francis P. Elliott


  large tabloid



The Home Magazine [1898]

Total Issues: 146

A churchified offering that ran some short fiction but nothing of interest.

Issues & Index Sources

  1898 – 29-Dec-1900

#merges with The Sunday Strand





The Home Magazine [1918]

see under The Woman at Home

The Home Magazine of Fiction

see under The Lady's Magazine

Home Mirror

Total Issues: 207+133+44=384

See note under Home Chat.

Issues & Index Sources

  11-Oct-1919 – 29-Sep-1923
  6-Oct-1923 – 17-Apr-1926
  24-Apr-1926 – 25-Feb-1927


  Amalgamated Press


  Maud Brown


  large digest booklet, mostly of complete short novels



The Home Monthly

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1900s: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   The Home Monthly Publishing Company, 225 William Street, New York City
Editors:   Lida A. Churchill

Home Notes

Ran one serial plus a story or two; most contributors anonymous but known to include Mrs Hungerford; Winifred Graham, Florence Warden, Ada Cambridge.

Issues & Index Sources

  18-Jan-1894 – 12-Jun-1958: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

#merges with Woman's Own


  1894 – ?: C.A. Pearson


  Isobel Thorne


  large review size (6"x9.5")







Home Novels

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1930s

Home Novels / Library

Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  1866
Publishers:   Johnson & Mabee
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Home Queen

Subtitled "A Magazine for Women".

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1900s: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   The Sawyer Publishing Co., Waterville, Maine
Editors:   Frances E. Moore

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