Periodicals & Almanacs

Mennonite Heritage Center, Harleysville

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English almanacs
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Free periodical archives online

Adirondack Mennonite Heritage Farm Newsletter (2014-current)

Alberta, Mennonite Historical Society: Newsletter (2010-current)

Americana-Germanica / German American Annals (1897-1918)

Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies, Journal (2013-current)

Anabaptist Witness (2014-current)

Brethren Historical Library & Archives: News and Notes (2014-current)

Bucks County Genealogical Society Newsletter (2013-current)

California Mennonite Historical Society Bulletin (2003-current)

Canadian Mennonite (2002-current)

Casselman River Area Amish and Mennonite Historians: The Historian (1989-current)

Christian History (1982-current)

Conrad Grebel Review (1998-current)

Delaware Mennonite Historical Society Newsletter (2002-2006)

Downingtown Area Historical Society Newsletter / Hist-O-Gram (1996-current)

Dreamseeker Magazine (2001-2012)

Gospel Herald (1908-1998)

Haycock Historical Society: Haycock Historical News (2003-current)

Kidron (Ohio) Community Historical Society: Bit o’ Vit (2006-current)

Lansdale Historical Society: Jenkins Journal (2011-current)

Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society: Newsletter / Heritage Posting (1984-current)

Menno-Hof: Reunion (2007-current)

The Mennonite (1882-2014)

Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission: Profiles of Mennonite Faith (1997-current)

Mennonite Heritage Centre, Winnipeg, MB: Mennonite Historian (1975-current)

Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, MB: The Village Voice (2013-current)

Mennonite Life (1946-current)

Mennonite World Review (2004-current)

Michiana Anabaptist Historians: News & Notes (2011-current)

Montgomery County, Historical Society: Bulletin (1936-1950)

Newtown (Bucks County) Historic Association: The Half Moon (1988-current)

Ontario, Mennonite Historical Society: Mennogespräch / Ontario Mennonite History (1983-current, searchable)

Overholser Family Association: OFA Bulletin (1979-current)

Pacific Northwest Mennonite Historical Society: Newsletter / Our Heritage (1989-current)

Pennsylvania Dutchman / Pennsylvania Folklife (1954-1997; earlier issues 1949-1954 are available here)

Pennsylvania-German / Penn Germania (1900-1911; later issues 1912-1914 are available here)

Pennsylvania History (1934-2010)

Perkiomen Region, Past and Present (1894-1901)

Phoenixville Area, Historical Society: Newsletter (1977-current)

Radnor Historical Society: Bulletin (1950-2009)

Saskatchewan Mennonite Historian (2004-2013)

Shenandoah Mennonite Historian (1994-current)

Swiss (Volhynian) Mennonite Cultural and Historical Association: Schweitzer Salt (2002-current)

Trappe, Collegeville and the Perkiomen Valley, Historical Society: Chronicle (1974-current)

Tredyffrin Easttown Historical Society: History Quarterly (1937-2007, searchable)

Wissahickon Valley Historical Society Newsletter (2006-current)

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Available in hard copy at the MHC library

American-German Review (1935-1961)

Americana-Germanica / German American Annals (1897-1904)

Back Channel: Focus on Communication (1992-1994)

Beams of Light (1938-1946, some earlier and later)

Berks County Genealogical Society: Journal and newsletter (1991-current)

Berks County, Historical Review of (1935-1959 incomplete)

Bertolet Family Association: Bertolet Newsletter (1990-2013)

Bible Fellowship Church: Fellowship News / One Voice (full archive, 1961-current)

Brethren, Church of the: Messenger (1931-current)

Brethren in Christ Church: Evangelical Visitor (1973-1990, very incomplete)

Brethren in Christ Historical Society: Newsletter / History Matters (full archive, 2002-current)

Brethren in Christ History & Life (full archive, 1978-current)

Brethren in Christ History, Notes and Queries in (1967-1970)

Brethren Genealogists, Fellowship of: Brethren Roots (1989-current)

Brethren Life & Thought (full archive, 1955-current)

Bruderhof Communities: The Plough (1985-1997)

Bucks County Genealogical Society Journal (1998-2009)

Bucks County Genealogical Society Newsletter (1981-2010, now published online only)

Bucks County Historical Society: Mercer Mosaic (1984-1990)

Bucks County Historical Society: Penny Lots / Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle (1997-2004, 2012-current)

Bucks County Life (1964-1967)

Bucks County Panorama (1961-1971 incomplete)

Bucks County Traveler (1952-1958 incomplete)

Builder (1960-2002)

California Mennonite Historical Society Bulletin (1987-current)

Canadian Mennonite Reporter / Canadian Mennonite (1971-1991, 1998-2000)

Christian Evangel (1910-1952)

Christian Exponent (1924-1928)

Christian History (1982-2007)

Christian Ministry (1948-1961)

Christian Monitor (1909-1953)

Christian Living (1954-2002)

Church History (1979-2003)

Conrad Grebel Review (1983-2010)

Conservative Mennonite Fellowship: Herald of Truth / Fellowship Messenger (1957-1969)

Cumberland Valley, Mennonite Historical Association: Conococheague Mennonist (full archive, 1993-current)

Daughters of Sarah: The Magazine for Christian Feminists (1991-1995)

Dreamseeker Magazine (2002-2011)

Early American Industries Association Chronicle (1941-1952)

Early American Life (2004-2012 incomplete)

Early American Studies (1998-2005)

Eastern Mennonite Publications: The Eastern Mennonite Testimony (1969-current)

Eastern Mennonite Publications: The Historical Journal (full archive, 1995-current)

Evangelical & Reformed Historical Society News (1999-current)

Everence: Everyday Stewardship (full archive, 2007-current)

Family Worship / Rejoice! (1961-2007)

Festival Quarterly (full archive, 1974-1996)

Franconia Historical Society Newsletter (2004-2007)

Franconia Mennonite Conference: New Horizons (full archive, 1978-current)

Fretz Family Association: Fretzletter (full archive, 1970-current)

German Genealogical Society of America Bulletin (1988-2000)

Germantown Historical Society: Germantown Crier (full archive, 1949-current)

Goschenhoppen Historians Newsletter (full archive, 1968-current)

Goschenhoppen Historians: The Goschenhoppen Region (full archive, 1968-1971)

Gospel Herald (full archive, 1908-1998)

Gospel Witness (full archive, 1905-1907)

Guidelines for Today (full archive, 1966-1989)

Heckler Plains / Lower Salford Historical Society Newsletter (1991-2013)

Herald of Truth (1864-1907 incomplete, but most issues)

Hiwwe wie Driwwe (2000-2010 incomplete)

Huguenot Society of Pennsylvania: Proceedings (1918-1977 incomplete)

Illinois Mennonite Heritage (full archive, 1974-current)

Iowa, Mennonite Historical Society: Living Echoes (1981-1984) and Reflections (full archive, 1987-current)

Juniata Mennonite Historical Center Newsletter (full archive, 1978-current)

Junior Messenger (1940-1964 incomplete)

Krefeld Immigrants and their Descendants (1984-2003)

Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society: The Mirror (1970-current)

Lansdale Historical Society: Jenkins Journal (2004-current)

Lehigh County Historical Society: Town Crier (1996-2002) and Lehigh Valley Chronicles (2012-current)

Lutheran Historical Society of Eastern Pennsylvania: The Periodical (2006-current)

The Mennonite (full archive, 1882-current)

Mennonite Community (full archive, 1947-1952)

Mennonite Family History (full archive, 1982-current)

Mennonite Heritage Center, Harleysville, PA: Newsletter / Quarterly (full archive, 1975-current)

Mennonite Heritage Centre, Winnipeg, MB: Mennonite Historian (full archive, 1975-current)

Mennonite Historical Bulletin (full archive, 1940-2012)

Mennonite Librarian & Archivist (1984-1997 incomplete)

Mennonite Life (full archive, 1946-1999; now published online only)

Mennonite Quarterly Review (full archive, 1927-current)

Mennonite Research Journal (full archive, 1960-1977)

Mennonite Studies, Journal of (1983-1990, 1998-current)

Mennonite Weekly Review / Mennonite World Review (1939-current)

Mennonitica Helvetica (one volume, 1985)

Mennonitische Friedensbote (1867-1881)

Mennonitische Geschichtsblätter (1988-1993, 2004-current)

Mifflin County Mennonite Historical Society Newsletter (1991-current)

Missionary Church Historical Society: Reflections (2001-2013)

Montgomery County, Historical Society: Bulletin (full archive, 1936-current)

Montgomery County, Historical Society: News / The Acorn (1980-current)

Moyer Family Association, Ontario: Moyer Family Newsletter (1996-2003 incomplete)

Muddy Creek Farm Library: Muddy Creek Review (full archive, 2010-current)

Music Messenger (full archive, 1967-1979)

Old Order Notes (1978-2003)

Old York Road Historical Society Bulletin (1937-1996)

On the Line (full archive, 1971-1997)

Ontario, Mennonite Historical Society: Mennogespräch / Ontario Mennonite History (full archive, 1983-current)

Our Faith (2001-2002)

Overholser Family Association: OFA Bulletin (1980-current)

Pacific Northwest Mennonite Historical Society: Newsletter / Our Heritage (full archive, 1988-current)

Palatine Immigrant (1978-1988 incomplete)

Past Masters in Early American Domestic Arts: Past Masters News (1998-2007)

Pennsylvania Dutchman / Pennsylvania Folklife (full archive, 1949-1997)

Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine (1965-current)

Pennsylvania-German / Penn Germania (full archive, 1900-1914)

Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, Kutztown: Heritage Center News (1995-current)

Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, Kutztown: The Penn. German Review (2001-2004)

Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Bulletin (1965-1966)

Pennsylvania German Society: Es Elbedritsch (full archive, 1989-current)

Pennsylvania German Studies Center, Millersville Univ.: Journal (1995-current)

Pennsylvania Heritage (1987-current)

Pennsylvania History (1934-2014)

Pennsylvania Magazine of History & Biography (full archive, 1877-current)

Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage (full archive, 1978-current)

Perkiomen History & Science Society: The Perkiomen Region (full archive, 1921-1936)

Perkiomen Region, Past and Present (full archive, 1895-1901)

Purpose  (1975-1997)

Quaker History (scattered issues, 1907-1995)

Der Reggeboge (full archive, 1967-current)

Religioser Botschafter (1852-1854)

RittenhouseTown: A Journal of History (2000-2006)

The Schwenkfeldian (1903-1914, 1922-current)

Schwenkfeldiana (1940-1955)

Sharing (1967-1985)

Shenandoah Mennonite Historian (full archive, 1994-current)

Skippack Historical Society Newsletter (1979-1999 incomplete)

Swiss Pioneer Preservation Associates Newsletter (full archive, 2007-current)

Tri-County Heritage Society, Morgantown, PA: The Local Historian (1997-current)

Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center, Harrisonburg, VA: Legacy Alive (2005-2011)

The Vindicator (1870-1900)

Vision: A Journal of Church and Theology (2000-2004, 2008-current)

Waterloo (ON) Historical Society Annual Volume (two volumes, 2012, 2014)

The Way (1922-1965 incomplete)

With (1968-1992)

Words of Cheer (1898-1970)

Young Center for Anabaptist & Pietist Studies, Elizabethtown College: News (2008-current)

Youth’s Christian Companion (1920-1968)

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German almanacs

Available in the MHC library

Maryland

Baltimore

Hanzsche: Der Amerikanisch-Deutsche Hausfreund und Baltimore Calender, 1839
Saur: Der Neue Hoch Deutsche Americanische Calender, 1805
Schaeffer und Maund’s Americanischer Stadt- und Land-Calender, 1818
Warner: Der Neue Baltimorer Stadt und Land Calender, 1815

Fredericksburg

Baert: Verbesserter Hoch-Deutsche Land und Staats-Calender, 1785

Hagerstown

Gruber & May: Der Volksfreund und Haegerstauner Calender, 1811, 1816, 1869

Pennsylvania

Allentown

Ebner: Der Neue Pennsylvanische Stadt- und Land-Calender, 1829
Trexler: Calender des “Welt-Boten”, 1866, 1870, 1873-1878, 1880, 1883, 1884, 1886-1893

Germantown

Billmeyer: Der Hoch-Deutsche Americanische Calender, 1794, 1804, 1807, 1812, 1819, 1822, 1824, 1830
Saur: Der Hoch-Deutsch Americanische Calender, 1776, 1778

Lancaster

Albrecht: Der Neue, Gemeinnuetzige Landwirtschafts Calender, 1800, 1801, 1805, 1807; Der Gemeinnuetzige Landwirtschafts Calender, 1815, 1816, 1822, 1826, 1827, 1832
Baer (Bear): Neuer Gemeinnuetziger Pennsylvanischer Calender, 1846, 1848, 1849, 1851, 1852, 1854-1858, 1860-1918 (complete)
Dickson(?): Verbessert Hoch-Deutsch-Americanischer Land und Staats-Calender, 1799

Lebanon

Schnee: Neuer Hauswirthschafts-Calender, 1814

Orwigsburg

Thoma & May: Der Neue Hochdeutsche Orwigsburger Calender, 1830

Philadelphia

Behm & Gerhart: Stadt- und Land-Calender, 1873
Cist: Americanischer Stadt und Land Calender, 1802
Elder, Grevemeyer, & Bentley: Der Recept-Kalender, 1881; Der Stadt und Land Kalender, 1881
Jayne’s Medizinischer Calender und Gesundheits Wegweiser, 1869
King & Baird: Der illustrirte Calender, 1865; Der Recept-Calender und Familienweg-Weiser, 1865; Stadt- und Land-Calender, 1855, 1858, 1859, 1866
Mentz: Neuer Calender fuer Bauern und Handwerker, 1838
Miller, Henrich: Der Neueste, Verbessert und Zuverlaessige Americanische Calender, 1774
Miller, J. Washington: Volks-Kalender, 1861
Moss: Neuer Calender fuer Nord-Amerika, 1854
Sauer & Barnes: Der Alte Germantown-Calender, 1858, 1861, 1864; Der Americanische Stadt- und Land-Calender, 1853, 1854, 1857, 1859, 1860, 1863
Schweitzer: Neuer Hauswirthschafts Calender, 1803
Swayne’s Vereinigter Staaten Kalender, 1857
Zentler: Americanischer Stadt und Land Calender, 1814, 1823, 1844, 1847

Reading

Egelman: Verbesserter Calender, 1846
Hawley (and successors): Der Neue, Amerikanische Landwirthschafts-Calender, 1877, 1884, 1891, 1896, 1902, 1913, 1916
Ritter: Der Neue, Amerikanische Landwirthschafts-Calender, 1813, 1845-1847, 1852, 1853, 1855, 1859, 1862, 1864, 1866-1870, 1872; Der neue Reading Adler Calender, 1884, 1887, 1894-1896, 1898-1903, 1908

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English almanacs

Available in the MHC library

Maryland

Hagerstown

Wooldridge: Farmers’ and Planters’ Hagerstown Almanack, 1888, 1889

Pennsylvania

Lancaster

Bear: Agricultural Almanac, 1850, 1856, 1859, 1862, 1866, 1868, 1869, 1871, 1873, 1874, 1876-1960 (complete)

Philadelphia

Childs: Public Ledger Almanac, 1879
Davis: Farmer’s Almanac, 1853
Denny & Walker: Uncle Sam’s Large Almanac, 1834, 1837
Fisher: The American Farmer’s Almanac, 1865
Hollowbush & Carey: The Farmers’ Almanac, 1865
Johnson & Warner’s Almanac, 1814
King & Baird: Housekeeper’s Almanac, 1872
McCarty & Davis: Pennsylvania Almanac, 1836
McDowell: Columbian Almanac, 1849, 1856, 1861; Wit and Wisdom Almanac, 1861
Peck & Bliss: The United States Almanack, 1854
Pugh: The Pennsylvania Almanac, 1823
Schenck’s Almanac for the Million, 1868
Sower & Barnes: The United States Farmers Almanac, 1862; The Farmers & Mechanics Almanac, 1864
Swayne’s United States Almanac, 1857
Van Court: The Farmer’s and Gardener’s Almanac, 1861; Wit and Wisdom Almanac, 1862

Pittsburgh

Hostetter’s Illustrated United States Almanac, 1881

Reading

Hawley (and successors): The Reading Eagle Almanac, 1887, 1905, 1917-1919, 1921, 1925, 1926

York

Young: The Pennsylvania Farmers’ Almanac, 1882

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Religious almanacs

Available in the MHC library

American Tract Society

Christlicher Volkskalender fuer die Deutschen in den Vereinigten Staaten, 1863

Brethren

The Brethren’s Almanac for the United States, 1872-1885
Brethren Family Almanac, 1886, 1902, 1906-1908, 1910-1912, 1914-1916

Friends

The Friends’ Almanac, 1858, 1867

Lutheran

Der Lutherische Kalender, 1861-1866

Mennonite

Bundesbote-Kalender/Mennonitisches Jahrbuch, 1886-1888, 1890-1907, 1913, 1915, 1923, 1927, 1935, 1948-1953, 1955-1957
Familien-Kalender, 1873-1877, 1879-1896, 1898, 1900, 1902-1909, 1912-1928, 1933
Family Almanac, 1870, 1872, 1873, 1875, 1876, 1878, 1879, 1882-1911, 1913-1930, 1932-1955
Mennonite Year Book and Almanac, 1895-1930 (complete)

Reformed

Deutscher Kalender fuer die Evangelisch-Reformirte Kirche, 1868