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Inventory of the Century Magazine Correspondence, 1885-1914, bulk 1904
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The first number of Scribner's Monthly, founded by Roswell Smith and Dr. Josiah Gilbert Holland, was published in November, 1870. In 1881, due to a change in ownership, the name became The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine. At that time Richard Watson Gilder became editor-in-chief and his was the controlling influence in the magazine until his death in 1909.
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