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Issue: 003, 16/01/28 p. 43-45
Heading: Almanacs of the Stationers Company, and "The British Almanac"
Category: Periodicals   Almanacs   
Topic: [Comparative survey of a range of almanacs -- Scientific, Professional, Business, Pocket-books, Astrological, Obscene]
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 015, 14/03/28 p. 231
Heading: Edinburgh Review
Category: Periodicals   
Topic: [Review of No. XCIII of the Edinburgh Review including paragraphs on Dietetics, the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Pestalozzi]
Person: PESTALOZZI   MAYO   
Source: Edinburgh Review   
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 018, 25/03/28 p. 273-275, Section: Periodical Literature
Heading: Unpublished Lectures on Periodical Literature. By the Rev. Henry Stebbing, M.A. No. I
Category: Periodicals   
Topic: [Scope and development of periodical literature with references to its treatment of Science]
Person: STEBBING, Rev. Henry   
Paper
Issue: 020, 01/04/28 p. 305-307, Section: Periodical Literature
Heading: Unpublished Lectures on Periodical Literature, by the Rev. Henry Stebbing, M.A. No. II
Category: Periodicals   
Topic: Division of General Literature -- Nature and Design of Periodical Literature -- Its Application and different Styles. [Containing a passage on the treatment of Science in periodical literature]
Person: STEBBING, Rev. Henry   
Paper
Issue: 022, 08/04/28 p. 335-337, Section: Periodical Literature
Heading: Unpublished Lectures on Periodical Literature. By the Rev. Henry Stebbing, M.A. No. III
Category: Periodicals   
Topic: The Public Press: Magazines. The New Monthly: Blackwood`s; The Old Monthly: The Gentleman`s; The London. [Current scope of the periodical press]
Person: STEBBING, Rev. Henry   
Paper
Issue: 024, 15/04/28 p. 367-369, Section: Periodical Literature
Heading: Unpublished Lectures on Periodical Literature. By the Rev. Henry Stebbing, M.A. No. IV
Category: Periodicals   
Topic: Reviewing -- Its Nature and Uses
Person: STEBBING, Rev. Henry   
Paper
Issue: 026, 23/04/28 p. 399-400, Section: Periodical Literature
Heading: Unpublished Lectures on Periodical Literature. By the Rev. Henry Stebbing. No. V
Category: Periodicals   
Topic: Reviewing -- Qualities of a good Review -- Edinburgh and Quarterly Review
Person: STEBBING, Rev. Henry   
Paper
Issue: 028, 07/05/28 p. 431-432, Section: Periodical Literature
Heading: Unpublished Lectures on Periodical Literature. By the Rev. Henry Stebbing. No. VI
Category: Periodicals   
Topic: The Monthly Review -- The British Critic -- And Foreign Reviews -- Conclusion
Person: STEBBING, Rev. Henry   
Paper
Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 695-696
Heading: The English Periodical Press.
Category: Periodicals   
Topic: A Fragment from the Travels of Theodore Elbert, a young Swede.

Issue: 045, 03/09/28 p. 716-717
Heading: The Athenaeum and the London Magazine
Category: Periodicals   Science   
Topic: [A criticism of the Athenaeum, by the editor of the London Magazine, is refuted. The science coverage of the Athenaeum is invoked to defend it]
Person: ELBERT, Theodore   SOLIGNY   TIMS   COLBURN   

Issue: 050, 08/10/28 p. 795, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Popular Literature, Para 1
Category: Science   Periodicals   
Topic: It is our intention in future to publish, alternately with the article on Popular Science, an article headed Popular Literature. [ ] In the present paper, we have merely thrown together our different articles at random as Literary Varieties; but in future papers we shall probably establish a specific arrangement, which will make it correspond still more closely with the Popular Science. [Editorial comment on future policy to balance "literary" and "scientific" content in the Athenaeum]

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 813
Heading: Varieties, Para 1
Category: Geography   Russia   Periodicals   
Topic: Russian Literature, Statistics, Etc. [A complaint that plagiarized material on statistics has appeared in Russian periodicals. "They appear to feel very little hesitation about invading foreign territories"]
Person: SAY   
Source: Revue Encyclopedique   

Issue: 055, 12/11/28 p. 875
Heading: Edinburgh Literary Journal
Category: Periodicals   Science   Literature   
Topic: The city of Edinburgh, we think it right to inform our readers, is about to possess a weekly "Literary Journal". [A paragraph of facetious greetings to the new journal from its elder "sister"]

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 879-880
Heading: Juvenile Annuals. Letter from a Lady to the Editor of the Athenaeum
Category: Children   Popularization Of Science   Periodicals   Zoology   Elephants   
Topic: [The New Year`s Gift. The Juvenile Souvenir. The Juvenile Keepsake. The Christmas Box. Letter from Julia Normanby complaining that these popular works have not been reviewed and containing a "review", printed in full]
Person: WATTS, Mrs. A.   HALL, Mrs. S. C.   ROSCOE, T.   CROKER, Crofton   
Letter
Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 955, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Radiatology), Para 4
Category: Palaeontology   Fossils   Science   Periodicals   Education   
Topic: Petrified Mushrooms! [The discovery, near Plymouth, of what the Athenaeum believes to be a fossil form, is probably reported wrongly in a "provincial journal". The Athenaeum hopes that the spread of "natural knowledge" will stop "such ignorant notices in our public prints"]

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 45, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Agriculture), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Periodicals   
Topic: Hay-making Marmots. [According to the Medical Gazette, marmots dry grass in the sun, and, using "an old she marmot as a cart", heap the hay on her stomach and drag her home. The Athenaeum pours scorn on this unlikely report]
Source: Medical Gazette   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 143, Section: Varieties
Heading: New Discoveries, Para 7
Category: Periodicals   Mineralogy   
Topic: [There is so much anxiety to be first to discover a new substance that claims are often made before a substance has been examined. The Athenaeum is sceptical of Deuchar`s claim that he has found a new mineral]
Person: DEUCHAR, J.   
Source: Ann. Phil. ii. 236   

Issue: 078, 22/04/29 p. 255, Section: Foreign Varieties
Heading: Tiflis Gazette, Para 7
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Periodicals   
Topic: [New newspaper to serve the recently acquired Armenian provinces. Increase of Russian territory in Asia and America. Russian increase in population and its efforts at education of its people. Comparison with the Ottoman empire]
Source: Tiflis Gazette   

Issue: 088, 01/07/29 p. 414
Heading: English Periodical at Dresden
Category: Periodicals   Science   Literature   
Topic: [New English periodical at Dresden, called The Garland, including extracts from English-language material in: modern literature, inventions, discoveries, biographical memoirs, short tales and poetry]

Issue: 090, 15/07/29 p. 444=445
Heading: The Bulletin Universel
Category: Periodicals   Communication   Science   Literature   
Topic: [The aim of the new French monthly bulletin is to gather recent information in all branches of knowledge, "sciences and arts", from many sources "in both hemispheres": journals and periodicals, transactions of academies, public institutions, learned societies, new publications. Abstracts will be prepared and the work edited by "competent individuals". A public society has been formed by the Baron de Ferussac which "the most distinguished scientific men of France" have joined. The Baron is also attempting to recruit associates and shareholders in Britain, Germany, "other parts of the Continent, and in the Americas". The Athenaeum wishes the project well]
Person: FERUSSAC, Baron de   D`ANGOULEME, Duke   BROUGHAM   HILL   GOLDSMIDT   
Institution: Dufour and D`Ocagne [Book distributors]   Treuttel and Wurtz [Book distributors]   Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 912
Heading: Westminster Review. Sept. 1829
Category: Periodicals   Philosophy Of Science   
Topic: This is beyond contradiction the mechanical age, as some of its satirists in derision have been pleased to call it. [Satirical comment on the running of Westminster Review, referring to the belief in science and industry of its editor]. The editor, we are credibly informed, is the only human being on the establishment; and is merely employed in sorting and arranging the "articles" which the critical machine throws off with unrivalled celerity and precision [...]
Person: MACAULEY   
Source: Westminster Review   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 759-760
Heading: The Scotch Tourist. (Continuation of the "Leith Smack", from p. 726)
Category: Geography   Travel   Scotland   Periodicals   
Topic: Ambrose`s Hotel. Edinburgh. [The traveller, P. W., gets into conversation with a drinking companion on "the merits of its [Edinburgh`s] reviews, magazines and newspapers"]
Person: BRODIE, Peter   MACROBIE, Mark   SCOTT, Sir Walter   ST. PAUL   KNOX, John   
Signed: P. W.

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 17
Heading: Prospectus of the New Series
Category: Periodicals   Communication   Science   Literature   Art   Trade   
Topic: The Proprietors of the Athenaeum, in presenting a New Series to their Subscribers, Advertisers and the Public, deem it proper to state...the plan...to be adopted for the future. [The Athenaeum makes a statement to its readers. It has altered its day of publication to a Saturday. It will be in smaller type to get more in. There will be a greater range of contributors, including some "eminent authors" and ex-writers for the London Weekly Review. It will concentrate on quality reviewing and article-writing, not journalistic speed. It promises "an increased attention to Foreign Literature, to the Drama, to Works of Embellishment, and to the progress of the Arts and Sciences in Foreign Countries, no less than at home". And now containing "commercial intelligence", it is expected to "find its way to the Study, the Breakfast-table, and the Counting-house, of the intelligent throughout the Kingdom, as well as in the British possessions abroad"]
Source: Athenaeum   London Weekly Review   

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 17
Heading: The Westminster Review.--Writings of Coleridge
Category: Philosophy   Political Economy   Literature   Periodicals   
Topic: [The Athenaeum writer objects to an article in the "Westminster Review". The latter article claims (and the Athenaeum article quotes with derision) that "Mr.Coleridge is a Benthamite in his poetry; a Utilitarian; a `greatest happiness` man", while "in his prose; there he is not his own man...". The Athenaeum finds such a neat division between works of prose and poetry implausible and asks, "Can such a critic have any idea of a human being as a complex, but homogeneous whole?" It goes on to defend the worth of Coleridge`s prose writings, though it implies they may be too demanding for the "honest but conceited man, who writes in the Westminster Review"]
Person: COLERIDGE   MILL   BENTHAM   AESCHYLUS   PLATO   LUTHER   SHAKESPEARE   MILTON   VIDOCQ   CAGLIOSTRO   PITT   
Source: Westminster Review   Coleridge: Biographia Literaria   Shakespeare: Merchant of Venice   Coleridge: Christabel   Edinburgh Review   

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 46
Heading: Scotchmen in London
Category: Periodicals   Scotland   Philology   
Topic: [The many Scots who altered their names in order to escape anti-Scottish prejudice in England]
Person: MURRAY   KERR   
Source: Smellie`s Mem. by Kerr   Edinburgh Magazine and Review   

Issue: 122, 27/02/30 p. 120-122
Heading: On the Melancholy of Authors
Category: Literature   Philosophy   Communication   Printing   Periodicals   
Topic: [Satirical essay, making reference to the large amount of printed material available, examining the urge to write in the light of its difficulty and describing the masks and postures a young writer will often adopt before becoming professional]
Essay Signed: L. R. [RITCHIE, Leitch ?]

Issue: 125, 20/03/30 p. 174
Heading: Notions of the Chinese
Category: Communication   Printing   Periodicals   
Topic: [One column upon the esteem of the Chinese for literature. It contains a weary comment on the glut of printed material in Britain, and the speculation that the Chinese must have retained their enthusiasm for literature by means of some critical organ such as "a Chinese Athenaeum"]

Issue: 131, 01/05/30 p. 268
Heading: Paris Chit-Chat
Category: Law   Periodicals   Communication   Mathematics   Geometry   Astronomy   Botany   Trees   
Topic: A New Censorship. [A miscellaneous column, only one item of which has a heading: 1. Printers in France serve as censors, refusing to print what might turn out to be libellous. 2. A copyright law for periodicals may shortly be introduced. 3. Poisson, who specializes in geometry, is a new foreign member of the Royal Academy of Sciences of Berlin. So is Arago who represents France in astronomy. 4. One ninth of France is estimated to be forest]
Person: POISSON, M.   LAPLACE   ARAGO, M.   VOLTA, M.   
Source: Gazette Constitutionelle de l`Allier   Revue Francaise   Revue de Paris   
Institution: Royal Academy of Sciences, Berlin   
Column
Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 334
Heading: Prosecutions of the Press, Para 11
Category: Periodicals   Law   
Topic: [Nine current prosecutions against the press in France]

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 350
Category: Periodicals   Printing   Communication   Europe   
Topic: [New (liberal) journal to be published in Perpignan]

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 350
Heading: Powers of the French Press, Para 6
Category: Periodicals   Printing   Communication   Statistics   
Topic: [Amount of printed material generated in France between the introduction of printing and 1814]

Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 378
Heading: Weimar
Category: Geography   Germany   Periodicals   Communication   
Topic: [Weimar is recovering from twenty-five years of war and visitors are beginning to return to the birthplace of Goethe. A new periodical has now started there]
Person: GOETHE   KOTZEBUE   HUMBOLDT   PARRY   SORET, Councillor   ECKERMANN, Dr.   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 382
Category: Periodicals   Communication   
Topic: The North American Review, No. 67, just arrived.. [This publication is praised and the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge is enjoined to take notice]
Source: North American Review, No. 67   
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 382
Heading: Censorship, Para 13
Category: Printing   Communication   Periodicals   Religion   Science   Philosophy   Ethics   
Topic: [Long historical precedent for the censorship of printed materials]
Person: FRANCIS THE FIRST, King of France   

Issue: 139, 26/06/30 p. 394-395
Heading: Northern Asia. [Further Extracts from the Correspondence of Dr. Erman]. Siberian Belles Lettres, Etc.
Category: Geography   Social Anthropology   Russian Empire   China   Religion   Periodicals   Communication   Almanacs   Manufactures   Inventions   Agriculture   
Topic: [The "Almanack of Jeniseisk" is the first that has come from an Asiatic press. It contains details of recent Siberian manufactures (including one spinning machine based on an English product) in a narrative of a journey from Krasnojarsk to Kiahkta on the Chinese frontier. Erman`s correspondence contains a description of the Chinese city of Maimatchin]
Person: STEPHANOW, M.   ERMAN, Dr.   
Source: Almanack of Jeniseisk   
Institution: Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 414
Category: Periodicals   Communication   France   Popularization Of Science   Cookery   Food   
Topic: [The press of France is represented as poor in critical coverage of books but quick to show trends in "popular taste". Popular taste in France just now "is almost engrossed...by,,,divine flights of pious poetry" along with a "Gastronomic Journal" published every three days]
Person: DE LA MARTINE   ALLETZ, Edouard   
Source: Alletz: La Nouvelle Messiade   Gastronomic Journal   
Ed`s Mark: RICE

Issue: 141, 10/07/30 p. 426
Heading: The Magazines
Category: Periodicals   Communication   
Topic: [Short comparative survey of current magazines and periodicals]
Source: Blackwood`s Magazine   Family   United Service   New Monthly   Fraser`s Magazine   
Ed`s Mark: D. & PICKEN (DILKE, Charles Wentworth [Dilke the Elder]; PICKEN, Dr. Andrew)

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 478
Heading: Cherokees, Para 6
Category: Communication   Periodicals   Medicine   Health   Addiction And Temperance   
Topic: [There is a new Cherokee newspaper, announcing the formation of a temperance society]
Institution: Cherokee Temperance Society   

Issue: 145, 07/08/30 p. 488-489
Heading: The Gazette of Cairo
Category: Geography   Egypt   Communication   Periodicals   Engineering   Lighting   
Topic: [A new newspaper, "The Occurrences of Cairo", is being published in Turkish and Arabic. It includes an item on the exhibition of outdoor gas-lighting by an English engineer in his own garden in Cairo]
Person: EGYPT, Viceroy of   
Source: The Cairo Gazette   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 145, 07/08/30 p. 495
Category: Statistics   Periodicals   Communication   
Topic: [In Russian Poland there is only one journal to five million people. This is compared with other parts of Poland. The Athenaeum infers from this that those in Russian Poland are uninformed and unfree]
Source: Revue Encyclopedique   

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 525
Heading: Periodical Press at Algiers
Category: Geography   North Africa   Periodicals   Communication   Telegraphy   Meteorology   
Topic: [Excerpted paragraphs from the new French-inspired Algiers periodical]
Source: Estafette d`Alger   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 149, 04/09/30 p. 556
Heading: The Literary Gazette
Category: Periodicals   Communication   
Topic: [Cry against the habit of "puffing", the journalistic practice of writing favourable criticisms of a particular publisher`s forthcoming books and devoting most column inches to these]
Person: LONG, St. John   GLEIG   
Source: Literary Gazette   New Monthly   Court Journal   National Library, series published by Colburn and Bentley   Family Library, series published by Mr. Murray   

Issue: 149, 04/09/30 p. 558
Heading: Lithographic Prints not Engravings, Para 6
Category: Printing   Art   Periodicals   Science   
Topic: The habit of calling lithographic prints engravings, obtains even with those who ought to know better. A cotemporaneous weekly newspaper, which calls itself literary and scientific, publishes a wretched lithographic print, and calls it, (we quote from memory) a beautiful "engraving"..

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 606
Heading: Swiss Periodical Press, Para 6
Category: Periodicals   Science   Popularization Of Science   Communication   Statistics   
Topic: [...] four and twenty journals published every week in Switzerland, which devote their columns to scientific or light matter..[How many are Protestant and how many Catholic]

Issue: 155, 16/10/30 p. 653
Heading: Periodicals, Para 3
Category: Periodicals   Communication   
Topic: [Periodicals are described as "the barometer of public life"]

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Reviews

Issue: 001, 02/01/28 p. 4-6
Heading: New Books
Category: Periodicals   Almanacs   
Title: The British Almanack for 1821
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 010, 26/02/28 p. 152
Heading: Notices of English Books
Category: Medicine   Periodicals   
Title: The Glasgow Medical Journal. Number 1
Institution: Glasgow Medical School   
1/2/28
Issue: 016, 18/03/28 p. 248
Heading: Notices of Books
Category: Periodicals   
Title: Mechanics` Magazine. Volume 8

Issue: 055, 12/11/28 p. 870
Heading: The British Almanac
Category: Periodicals   Almanacs   
Title: The British Almanac for 1829
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 057, 26/11/28 p. 901-902
Heading: Time`s Telescope
Category: Periodicals   Almanacs   
Title: Time`s Telescope for 1829; or, a Complete Guide to the Almanack

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 938
Heading: Catalogue Raisonne of Recent Publications
Category: Periodicals   Almanacs   
Title: History of British Almanacs
Institution: London Magazine   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 8
Heading: Catalogue Raisonne of Recent Publications
Category: Periodicals   Almanacs   
Title: The Companion to the Almanac; or Year-book of General Information, for 1829
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 136
Heading: The Foreign Quarterly Review
Category: Periodicals   Arts   Manufactures   Agriculture   Geography   France   
Title: The Foreign Quarterly Review, January, 1829.

Issue: 090, 15/07/29 p. 440
Category: Literature   Science   Periodicals   
Title: The Extractor, or Universal Repertorium of Literature, Science, and the Arts; comprehending, under one general arrangement, the whole of the popular, scientific, valuable, and entertaining articles of interest to the general reader, from the American and English Reviews, Magazines, and Journals. Volume II

Issue: 102, 07/10/29 p. 628
Category: Periodicals   Education   Science   Literature   
Title: The London University Magazine. October, 1829. [Contains a slighting reference to the contents as "a Melange of the scientific and the agreeable"]

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 708
Category: Periodicals   Science   Literature   
Title: The Polar Star (being a continuation of the Extractor,) of Entertainment and Popular Sciences, and Universal Repertorium of General Literature. Vol. I

Issue: 111, 09/12/29 p. 772
Category: Science   Mathematics   Popularization Of Science   Almanacs   Periodicals   
Title: The British Almanac for 1830
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 112, 16/12/29 p. 786-787
Heading: The Comic Annual
Category: Engineering   Steam Power   Literature   Poetry   Periodicals   
Title: The Comic Annual. [Containing a quotation from "Sonnet on Steam", by an "Under-Ostler"]
Author: HOOD, Thomas   

Issue: 112, 16/12/29 p. 789
Category: Science   Literature   Periodicals   
Title: The Foreign Quarterly Review, No. IX.

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 89-90
Category: Periodicals   Geography   India   Medicine   Trade   
Title: The Oriental Quarterly Review. No. I. January, 1830
Institution: East India Company   

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 90
Category: Periodicals   Education   
Title: Fraser`s Magazine for Town and Country. No. I
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 90
Category: Periodicals   
Title: The Anniversary Calendar and Universal Mirror

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 133-135
Category: Periodicals   Communication   Geography   Demography   Greece   Turkey   Literature   Trade   
Title: Foreign Quarterly Review. No X.

Issue: 125, 20/03/30 p. 168
Category: Inventions   Engineering   Steam Power   Communication   Periodicals   Popularization Of Science   
Title: The Arcana of Science and Art; or, an Annual Register of Popular Inventions and Improvements, Etc

Issue: 125, 20/03/30 p. 168
Category: Periodicals   North America   Communication   Law   
Title: North American Review. No. LXV & LXVI
Oct. 1829
Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 197
Category: Natural History   Periodicals   Popularization Of Science   Education   Scotland   Social Anthropology   Burial   
Title: Sketches from Nature
Author: McDIARMID, John   

Issue: 128, 10/04/30 p. 219
Category: Periodicals   Natural History   Science   Geography   
Title: Edinburgh Journal of Natural and Geographical Science

Issue: 131, 01/05/30 p. 265
Category: Periodicals   
Title: The Athenaeum, an original Literary Miscellany
Institution: University of Glasgow   

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