Organization Database

Organization Database

This documents includes all publishers and distributors of Eaton’s works.
IDNameNote
AinsleeAinslee’s
American monthly journal that was in circulation from February 1898 to December 1926. Based in New York. Contents largely consisted of popular fiction and entertainment. Succeeded the Yellow Book/Yellow Kid magazine. Was later absorbed into Far West Illustrated magazine and briefly revived in the mid-1930s as Ainslee’s Smart Love Stories.
AlbertanAlbertan
Also known as the Calgary Albertan. First established as the Calgary Tribune in 1886. Would be called variations of the Albertan from 1899 until 1980. Had a variety of names until the newspaper was sold to the Toronto Sun Publishing Corporation and renamed the Calgary Sun in 1980.
AmericanHomeAmerican Home Journal
Illustrated monthly periodical that featured sheet music in each issue. The precursor to Conkey’s Home Journal (both published by the W.B. Conkey Co. based in Chicago, IL), American Home Journal was only in print from 1897-8.
AmericanYouthAmerican Youth
Weekly organ of Chicago Waifs Mission, edited by Susan Gibbons Duval (1837-1920). Published Hamlin Garlin and other popular authors.
AndersonAnderson Intelligencer [SC]
Newspaper in print from 1860-1916; published at the Anderson Court House in South Carolina. Was also called the Anderson Conservator and the Anderson Daily Intelligencer. Published weekly, delved into politics, literature, news, morals, agriculture, science, and reported on daily events.
BlakelyBlakely Press
Chicago-based, also known as the Blakely Printing Company. Established in 1871. Company established a newspaper in 1898.
BlueBlue Book
Early twentieth-century pulp magazine, ran from 1905 to 1975. First launched as The Monthly Story Magazine, known as Blue Book Magazine from 1907 to 1952. Often linked to The Red Book Magazine and The Green Book Magazine.
BookBook News
An illustrated magazine of literature and books published from 1882-1918. Published monthly with the intent to survey general literature; likely the first publication devoted to book reviews.
BookmanBookman
A literary journal published in New York that was in publication from 1895 to 1933. Established by Dodd, Mead and Company. Offered conservative commentary and fiction from prominent American authors.
BostonBoston Journal
Also known as the Boston Sunday Journal. Newspaper published in Boston, Massachusetts from 1903-1917.
BurtA. L. Burt
New York publisher
CalgaryCalgary Daily Herald
First published in Calgary, Alberta in 1883, now known as the Calgary Herald. Became a daily in 1885. Was a supporter of the pioneer ranching industry.
CanterburyThe Press [Canterbury, NZ]
Initially a weekly newspaper when it was first printed in 1861, The Press would later become the province’s first daily paper. Ran until 1945.
CartersMonthlyCarter’s Monthly
Chicago-based general story magazine first published in 1898. Would cease publication within a year.
CdnBookmanCanadian Bookman
Initially a quarterly journal when founded in 1919, later a monthly journal from 1922 until it ceased publication in 1939. Published by St. Anne de Bellevue, P.Q: Industrial and Educational Press Limited. Merged with Canadian Author in 1940 to form Canadian Author and Bookman.
CenturyThe Century Magazine
Successor to Scribner’s Monthly Magazine based in New York City, publishing journalism, fiction, and poetry from 1881-1930 when it was absorbed into The Forum.
CenturyCompanyCentury Company
New York-based American publishing company founded in 1881 (also known as Century Press). Ran independently until 1933, when it merged with D. Appleton and Company. Now defunct.
CenturyPressCentury Press
New York-based American publishing company founded in 1881 (also known as Century Company). Ran independently until 1933, when it merged with D. Appleton and Company. Now defunct.
ChicagoChicago Magazine
Chicago-based periodical first published in 1899 by Chapin Magazine Co.
ChristianScienceChristian-Science Monitor
First print edition published in 1908; now a daily online newspaper that publishes on a variety of topics. Headquartered in Boston.
CincinnatiCincinnati Commercial Tribune
Daily newspaper printed in Cincinnati, Ohio from 1896-1898, when it was renamed the Commercial Tribune.
ColumbianColumbian Magazine
The twentieth-century iteration of The Columbian Magazine was edited by Henry Mann in New York; its byline was “a treasury of entertainment and the latest useful information.” Appears to have issued only around 4 volumes spanning—at minimum—1910-1911. Would later be titled Hampton’s Magazine.
ConkeyConkey’s Home Journal
Succeeded American Home Journal, was in print from 1897-1903.
CriticCritic
New York-based magazine focused on literary criticism. In print from 1881-1906, when it was absorbed into Putnam’s Monthly.
CurrentCurrent Literature
New York-based magazine in print from 1888-1912, when its name was changed to Current Opinion.
DayDay Book
Published in Chicago, the Chicago Day Book was published six days a week from 1911-1917. Geared towards the working class and published in a small tabloid format, it was an experiment in advertisement-free newspaper publishing.
DoddDodd, Mead, and Company
New York City-based publishing house that was in operation from 1839 to 1990.
DoubledayDoubleday
Founded in 1897, Doubleday is a publishing company with both American and Canadian subsidiaries underneath the Penguin Random House corporation.
EclecticThe Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art
A monthly periodical published in New York from 1844 until 1907 by the Eclectic Magazine Printing and Publishing Company. Eaton (as Watanna) appears to have been published in one of its final—if not the final—volumes in 1907.
EdmontonEdmonton Journal
Daily newspaper (Sundays excepted) published in Edmonton, Alberta. Established in 1903 and still in print today.
FarmFarm and Ranch Review
Popular and respected Calgary-based monthly periodical focused on Western-Canadian agriculture foundd by Malcolm Geddes, E. L. Richardson, and C. W. Peterson in 1904 and in print from 1905-1966. Tied to the Country Life Movement.
FarmersAdvocateHomeJournalFarmer’s Advocate and Home Journal
FrankFrank Leslie’s Popular Monthly
First published in 1876, this monthly magazine focused on popular literature. Renamed Leslie’s Monthly Magazine in 1904, and Leslie’s Magazine in 1905. Ceased publication in 1956.
GallsGall’s Daily News Letter
Kingston-based Jamaican newspaper published daily from 1857 until 1999. Audience described “as ‘fairly liberal white elites and successful mixed-race planters and manufacturers’” (Womack).
GoodGood Housekeeping
Originated in Massachusetts in 1885, later moved to New York City. In addition to publishing columns on housekeeping, the women’s magazine published the works of famous writers like Waugh and Woolf. Eaton’s sister, Edith Eaton (using the pseudonym “Sui Sin Far”) was also published in the magazine. Still published today.
GreenfieldGreenfield Gazette and Courier
A Massachusetts-based newspaper that was in publication from 1841-1932; the first daily newspaper in Greenfield, MA. Survives today as the Greenfield Recorder.
HarperHarper and Brothers
Book-publishing firm that also founded and distributed Harper’s Magazine. Headquartered in New York City.
HarpersMonthlyHarper’s Monthly
A monthly magazine publishing literature and commentary published by New York publishers Harper and Brothers. Began publication as Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, before later being named Harper’s Monthly Magazine, and finally Harper’s Magazine. First published in 1850, still published today.
HarpersWeeklyHarper’s Weekly
Began publication in 1857 and ran until 1916 as a political magazine. Today, Harper’s Weekly survives as a blog associated with Harper’s Magazine.
HearstsHearst’s
American monthly magazine first published as Hearst’s Magazine in 1912. When acquired by Hearst Magazines in 1911, publication was called The World Today. Would combine with Cosmopolitan in the 1920s.
HomeHome and Flowers
Magazine published monthly from 1900-1906; publisher based in Springfield, Ohio. The full title is Home and Flowers: An Illustrated Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Home Beautiful.
HutchinsonHutchinson’s Magazine
British publishing company, which published standalone texts and magazines like Hutchinson’s Magazine (1919-1929) and Hutchinson’s Story Magazine (1919-1921). Eaton’s work was published in the former.
IConfessI Confess
American pulp magazine published biweekly from 1922-1932. Aimed at young women.
IdlerIdler
A British illustrated magazine in print from 1892 until 1911; published monthly.
IroquoisIroquois
LadiesHomeCompanionLadies’ Home Companion
Also known as Woman’s Home Companion after 1896. An American monthly magazine published from 1873-1957.
LadiesHomeJournalLadies’ Home Journal
Initially published as The Ladies’ Home Journal and Practical Housekeeper. In print from 1883 until 2016.
LadysMagazineLady’s Magazine
British magazine published by C. Arthur Pearson that aimed to be a comprehensive publication for all subjects pertaining to women. This particular iteration was in print from 1901-1904; the magazine would be renamed multiple times.
LippincottLippincott’s Magazine
Monthly magazine focused on publishing literature and science-related materials from 1868 until its absorption into Scribner’s Magazine in 1915. Initially published in Philadelphia, before being relocated to New York in 1915.
LosAngelesHeraldLos Angeles Herald
Daily newspaper established in 1873 with an emphasis on local agricultural, business, and cultural news for a working-class audience. Merged with other Los Angeles newspapers in 1931.
LyttletonLyttleton Times [NZ]
The first newspaper established in Canterbury, New Zealand. Initially published biweekly, later increased to triweekly. Ran from 1851 until 1935.
MacleansMaclean’s
Toronto-based weekly magazine initially titled The Busy Man’s Magazine, which was renamed to Maclean’s in 1911. The Canadian news magazine is still in publication today.
MacmillanMacmillan
English publishing company headquartered in New York City. Founded in 1843.
McClellandMcClelland and Stewart
Toronto-based Canadian publishing company founded in 1906. In its infancy, went by McClelland and Goodchild Limited before its name change in 1918. Now owned by Penguin Random House LLC.
MetropolitanMagMetropolitan Magazine (Montreal)
MetropolitanNYMetropolitan (New York)
In publication from 1895 until 1925 in New York; focused on literature, politics, and theatre, among other interests.
MGMMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios
MHLMargaret Herrick Library
MontrealMontreal Daily Star
English-language Canadian newspaper in print from 1869 until 1979. Printed in Montreal, Quebec.
MontrealGazetteMontreal Gazette
Founded in 1778; one of the oldest newspapers in North America. Still in print today.
MotionPictureClassicMotion Picture Classic Magazine
An American movie fan magazine in print from 1915 until 1937. Headquartered in New York. The sister magazine of Motion Picture Magazine.
MotionPictureMagMotion Picture Magazine
An American movie fan magazine published from 1911 until 1977 under various names. Similarly named Motion Picture Classic Magazine was its sister publication. Headquartered in New York.
MunseyMunsey’s
Pulp fiction magazine in print from 1889 until 1929; published by Frank Munsey’s own publishing company. In addition to Munsey’s, the New York-based firm also published journals like The Puritan.
MussonThe Musson Book Company
Canadian publisher based in Toronto. Founded in 1894 and was absorbed into General Publishing in the 1960s.
NewMagNew Magazine
Short-lived Toronto-based magazine published by Periodical Press of Canada Ltd.; inaugural issue’s managing editor was Theodore H. Rand-McNally. Only the first issue was ever published; the magazine was intended to be “For Canada – By Canada – About Canada.”
NewMetroNew Metropolitan Magazine
Edited by John Kendrick Bangs from 1903 onwards. Appears to be a renaming of the New York-based Metropolitan Magazine.
PhonographicMagazinePhonographic Magazine
Official publication for the Cincinnati-based Phonographic Institute. Founded in 1887 and published articles about the practice of short-hand and professional matters related to stenographers in the United States.
PuritanThe Puritan
In print from 1897-1901, when it was absorbed by The Junior Munsey. Described as a “journal for gentlewomen.”
QuillThe Quill
Published in Toronto by the Quill Publishing Society. Magazine’s byline was “The Canadian short story magazine.” First issue published in October 1922.
RandRand, McNally
American publishing company based in Illinois; best known for its maps and travel books. Also published children’s books beginning in 1900.
RedRedbook
Still in publication today, Redbook is an American women’s magazine first published in 1903.
SaskatoonDailyStarSaskatoon Daily Star
A daily newspaper in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan that has had a variety of names: The Phoenix (1902–1907), The Daily Phoenix (1907–1910); The Saskatoon Capital (1910–1912); The Saskatoon Daily Star (1912–1928); and The Saskatoon Star-Phoenix (1928–present).
SaturdaySaturday Evening Post
An American general interest magazine first published in 1821 and is still published today. Initially a weekly magazine, now bimonthly.
ScreenScreen Secrets
Monthly periodical published in Louisville, Kentucky by Fawcett Publications. Magazine named Screen Secrets from 1928-1930. The earlier titles So this is—Paris and Paris and Hollywood screen secrets suggest the magazine’s broad scope.
SFCallSan Francisco Call
A daily morning newspaper based in San Francisco that was in print from 1895 until 1913, when it was purchased by William Randolph Hearst and became The San Francisco Call and Post.
SmartSmart Set
New York-based magazine focused on literature and culture; its byline was “a magazine of cleverness.” In print from 1900-1930. Gave many emerging writers the chance to reach a large audience.
SmithSmith’s Magazine
Fiction magazine in print from 1905-1922. Published in New York by Smith Publishing House on a monthly basis.
SovereignSovereign Magazine
Published in London from 1919-1927. Would be incorporated into “The Jolly Magazine.”
SpanishSpanish Fork Press
Weekly newspaper based in Spanish Fork, Utah. First printed in 1902, the press is still in publication today.
SpokaneSpokane Press
Daily newspaper (Sundays excepted) published in Spokane, Washington from 1902-1939.
StLouisDispatchSt. Louis Dispatch
Weekly newspaper printed from 1864 until 1878 in St. Louis, Missouri.
TrueStoryTrue Story Magazine
American magazine first published in 1919 by Bernarr Macfadden; still in print today. Published first-hand accounts of social problems and taboos in a “confessional”-style format.
UniversalUniversal
American film studio founded in 1912. Initially located in Chicago, later moved to New York and Hollywood. Eaton assisted with scriptwriting and adaptation on select films.
WashingtonWashington Times
Daily newspaper (Sundays excepted) published in Washington, D.C. from 1902 until 1939.
WattW. J. Watt and Company
New York City-based publishing company.
WERFondsWinnifred Eaton Reeve Fonds
Collection of Winnifred Eaton’s papers and unpublished manuscripts, which were transferred to the University of Calgary in 1982. The finding aid for this material is located here: https://searcharchives.ucalgary.ca/winnifred-eaton-reeve-fonds
WomansHomeCompanionWoman’s Home Companion
American women’s magazine published from 1896 until 1957. Prior to 1896, the magazine was called the Ladies’ Home Companion, but the name was changed to distance the publication from Ladies’ Home Journal, their rival publication.
WomansHomeJournalWoman’s Home Journal
Published in Springfield, Ohio by Crowell-Collier. The American women’s magazine was in print from 1873-1957; a continuation of Ladies’ Home Companion and other earlier titles.
WomansWorldWoman’s World
Chicago-based women’s magazine published from 1884-1940.

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Mary Chapman

Mary Chapman is the Director of The Winnifred Eaton Archive, a Professor of English, and Academic Director of the Public Humanities Hub at University of British Columbia. She is the author of the award-winning monograph Making Noise, Making News: Suffrage Print Culture and US Modernism (Oxford UP) and of numerous articles about American literature and women writers. She has also edited Becoming Sui Sin Far: Early Fiction, Journalism and Travel Writing by Edith Maude Eaton (McGill-Queen’s UP) and published essays on the Eaton sisters in American Quarterly, MELUS, Legacy, Canadian Literature, and American Periodicals. Her current research project is a microhistory of the Eaton family. For more information, see http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/mchapman/.

Joey Takeda

Joey Takeda is the Technical Director of The Winnifred Eaton Archive and a Developer at Simon Fraser University’s Digital Humanities Innovation Lab (DHIL). He is a graduate of the M.A. program in English at the University of British Columbia where he specialized in Indigenous and diasporic literature, science and technology studies, and the digital humanities.