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Woman [1906]

Country: US
Total Issues: 8?

According to "The Writer" this magazine was predominently fiction, was started by Munsey in November 1906 and merged with The Scrap Book somewhere round June 1907.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1906 – Jun-1907?
Publishers:   Munsey
Frequency:   monthly

Woman [1924]

Country: UK
Total Issues: 64

A high-quality slick magazine issued to celebrate the world of the "New Woman". Fiction was a key element with a serial and four or five stories per issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1924 – Jul-1929: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Hutchinson
Editors:   Miss Jerome; Ida Lascelles
Formats:   slick
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   96pp
Frequency:   monthly
Mentioned in:   The Age of the Storytellers

Woman [1937]

Country: UK

Ran short stories and serials.

Issues & Index Sources

  1937 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

Website:   www.ti-media.com/brands/woman/

Publishers

  Odhams Press, later IPC

Editors

  in 1962: Mary Grieve
  in 1997 – in 2004: Carole Russell

Frequency

  weekly

Woman and Beauty

Country: UK

"Fiction: high-grade writing... offbeat fiction and the short-short story, and two or three part serials as well".

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1960s
Publishers:   Fleetway Publications Ltd, Fleetway House, Farringdon St., London EC4
Editors:   Jean Lorimer (in 1962)
Frequency:   monthly

Woman and Home

Country: UK

Ran short stories and serials in 1962; still in existence as an IPC monthly in 2000, and still publishing fiction: "complete stories from 1000 - 5000 words".

Issues & Index Sources

  1926 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Website:   www.ti-media.com/brands/woman-home/

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press, later IPC

Editors

  in 1962: Jean D. Twiddy
  in 1997: Jan Henderson
  in 2000: Sarah Kilby
  in 2004: Sue James

Formats

  big slick?

Frequency

  monthly

The Woman at Home

Country: UK
Total Issues: 447

Strand-type magazine with features and fiction. Aimed at women with young children. Ran regular stories by Annie S. Swan. Under the later name of The Home Magazine was famous for first publishing Richmal Crompton's "William" stories (from Feb-1919). That series moved to The Happy Mag. in Jun-1922.

It absorbed The Sunday Strand from Jul-1910, and The Girls Realm (which was briefly incorporated into the title) from Dec-1915. It also absorbed The Ladies' Field from Aug-1928 (also incorporated briefly. into the title)

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1893 – Sep-1905: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Oct-1905 – May-1918, as Woman at Home
  Jun-1918 – May-1922, as The Home Magazine
  Jun-1922 – Oct-1922, as The Ladies' Home Magazine
  Nov-1922 – Jan-1931, as The Home Magazine

#merges with Homes and Gardens

Publishers

  Oct-1893 – Jul-1909: Hodder & Stoughton
  Aug-1909 – Jan-1931: Newnes

Editors

  Oct-1893 – Jun-1909: Jane T. Stoddart (though listed as Annie Swan)
  Jul-1909 – May-1918: Alice M. Head
  Jun-1918 – 1921: Miss M. Cruickshank
  1921 – 1929: Beatrice Goodwin
  1930 – Jan-1931: Elsie H. Shand

Formats

  standard (glossy slick from Mar-1920 to Aug-1920)

Frequency

  monthly

Mentioned in:   The Age of the Storytellers
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Womankind

Country: US

A "journal for woman and home".

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1890s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Hosterman Publishing Co., Springfield, Ohio
Frequency:   monthly

Woman's Companion

Country: UK

Woman's story paper. Possibly absorbed into Woman's Weekly on 25-Mar-1961.

Issues & Index Sources:  1927? – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press
Formats:   7.5" x 10.5" (in 1945)
Prices:   3d (in 1945)
Pagecounts:   28pp (in 1945)
Frequency:   weekly

Woman's Day

Country: US

A magazine sold through A.& P. stores; by 1955 had a circulation of 3.575 million.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1937 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   originally Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company
Editors:   Eileen Tighe (in 1940)
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Woman's Friend

Country: UK

Woman's story paper. Absorbed Lady's Companion in 1940, and was called Woman's Friend and Lady's Companion for a while at least. Absorbed by Glamour in Sep-1950.

Issues & Index Sources

  1924? – Aug-1950: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

#merges with Glamour (UK)

Publishers

  C. Arthur Pearson

Formats

  7.5" x 10.5" (in 1936); 10" x 12.5" (in 1941)

Prices

  2d (in 1936); 2½d (in 1941)

Pagecounts

  32pp (in 1936); 24pp (in 1941)

Frequency

  weekly

Woman's Home Companion

Country: US

One of the most successful women's titles, with a circulation eventually exceeding 4 million. Authors of fiction included Edna Ferber, Pearl S. Buck, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Shirley Jackson, John Steinbeck.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1874 – 1878, as The Home
  1878 – Oct-1886, as Home Companion:
  Nov-1886 – Dec-1896, as Ladies' Home Companion: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  Jan-1897 – Jan-1957, as Woman's Home Companion: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  1874 – 1877: Thorpe & Bros., Cleveland, Ohio
  1877 – 1881: S.L. Thorpe, Cleveland, Ohio
  1881 – 1883: Harvey & Finn, Cleveland, Ohio
  1883 – 1898) and in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1891-1895: Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick, Springfield, Ohio
  1898 – 1901: Crowell & Kirkpatrick Co., Springfield, Ohio
  1901 – 1939: Crowell Publishing Company, published in Springfield, Ohio but editorial offices in New York
  1939 – 1957: Crowell-Collier Publishing Company, New York and Springfield, Ohio

Editors

  1874 – 1881: S.L. Thorpe
  1881 – 1883: E.B. Harvey
  1883 – 1896: T.J. Kirkpatrick
  1896 – 1900: Joseph Franklin Henderson
  1900 – 1906: Arthur Turner Vance
  1906 – 1911: Frederick L. Collins
  1912 – 1941: Gertrude B. Lane
  1941 – 1943: Willa Roberts (Plank)
  1943 – 1952: William A. H. Birnie
  1953 – 1956: Woodrow Wirsig
  1956 – 1957: Theodore Strauss

Formats

  big slick

Frequency

  1874 – 1889: monthly
  1880 – 1896: semi-monthly
  1896 – 1957: monthly

Related Sites

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  MagazineArt

Online Sources

  Hathi Trust
  Online Books
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Woman's Journal

Country: UK
Total Issues: 889

An impressive British slick at its outset: a sample issue from Jun-1928, over 12" high by 9" wide, has 192 pages (price 1/-), with fiction by John Galsworthy ("Swan Song," Part 3), A.A. Milne (segments of "The House at Pooh Corner"), Fanny Heaslip Lea, E. Barrington, Betty Trask, etc. A sample issue from May-1999, somewhat smaller in dimensions, has 146 pages (price \2.30) and contains no fiction at all, though it does have an interview with Salman Rushdie (about his love life).

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1927 – Feb-2002: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press, later IPC Magazines, London

Editors

  1927 – 1944: Harold W. Snoad
  1946 – 1964: Forothy M. Sutherland
  1965 – 1966: Ailsa Garland
  1967 – 1969: Edith Teague
  1970 – 1978: Kathleen Jones
  1978 – 1988: Laurie Purden
  1989 – 1997: Deirdre Vine
  1998: Marcelle d'Argy Smith
  1999 – 2002: Elsa McAlonan

Formats

  large slick

Frequency

  monthly

Mentioned in:   The Age of the Storytellers

Woman's Life

Country: UK
Total Issues: 1174

Issue 1-7 and 9 are unnumbered.

Incorporated into: Woman's Own

Issues & Index Sources:  14-Dec-1895 – 22-Sep-1934
Publishers:   George Newnes
Frequency:   Weekly

Woman's Magazine (UK)

Country: UK

Merged with The Girls' Own Paper, as The Girl's Own Paper and Woman's Magazine, 1908 - 1931; demerged, 1931.

Issues & Index Sources

  1880? – 1908

#merges with Girl's Own Paper

  Apr-1931 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  The Religious Tract Society, 56 Paternoster Row, London EC, later Lutterworth Press (The United Society for Christian Literature), 4 Bouverie St, London EC4

Editors

  ? – 1931: Flora Klickmann
  1931 – ?: May Marshall

Woman's Magazine and Girls' Own Paper

see under Girl's Own Paper

The Woman's Magazine (US, 1899)

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  1899 – 1910: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Mail Order Publishing Co., St. Louis, Mo.


The Woman's Magazine (US, 1912)

see under New Idea Woman's Magazine

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