A short history of the Saturday Evening Post by the Curtis Publishing Company

Frederick S. Bigelow wrote this history of the Saturday Evening Post, covering the years 1897 to 1927. It was expanded in 1937, and covers the rise of the magazine from a circulation of 1600 copies in 1897 to about three million in 1937, under the editorship of George Horace Lorimer. It mentions briefly the major authors and their series characters including, but not limited to, Arthur Conan Doyle, Joseph Conrad, O’ Henry, Jack London, Ring Lardner, James Branch Cabell, Norman Reilly Raine, William Hazlett Upson, Leonard Nason and Guy Gilpatric. Download after the jump.

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