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Atlantic Monthly (Archival issues)

Identifier: MS-Atlantic

Scope and Content

Six bound volumes, each containing six months worth of The Atlantic Monthly. Among those published are Hartford residents Harriet Beecher Stowe and Louisa Bushnell.


  • 1870-1872

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The Atlantic was founded in 1857 in Boston as The Atlantic Monthly, a literary and cultural magazine publishing commentary on education, the abolition of slavery, and other major political issues of the time. Hartford resident Harriet Beecher Stowe was among its contributors.


6 Volumes

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Archival issues of The Atlantic Monthly.


The collection is closed. Additonal accruals are not expected.

Atlantic Monthly (Archival issues)
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Repository Details

Part of the Hartford History Center Repository

Hartford History Center
Hartford Public Library
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Hartford CT 06103 USA