Comfort Magazine

July 1903
The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD 01.82
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0.185 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
Comfort Magazine (CD 01.82), The Country Doctor Museum, at The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
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Laupus Library History Collections
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Eight pages from July 1903 edition of Comfort. Includes cover, editor's talk, advertisements for Sears, Roebuck & Company, various patent medicines, and part of "photography for the beginner" article.


Biographical/historical information

Comfort was started in 1888 by William H. Gannett in Augusta, Maine. It was the first magazine in the United States to attain a circulation of over a million. The advertisements were often illustrated, and gave a glimpse at the interests and problems of the day. The magazine was produced for over forty years, ceasing production in October 1930.


Scope and arrangement

Eight pages from July 1903 edition of Comfort. Includes cover, editor's talk, advertisements for Sears, Roebuck & Company, various patent medicines, and part of "photography for the beginner" article.


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Processing revised by Ashley Williams, 2015

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Language of material

English