Benjamin Franklin, The Way to Wealth (1810)

Catherine Beecher’s Domestic Receipt Book (1846)

Samuel Smiles, Self-Help (1866)

Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)

Advice Columns:

The 28 Advice Columns Everyone Should Read

The Stratemeyer Syndicate:

The Syndicate

James Keeline’s page on the Syndicate

Wikipedia on Nancy Drew

Wikipedia on the Hardy Boy Series

Papers and Talks

Sue Currell on Eugenics, Magazines and Body Politic

Scholarly Associations

Network of American Periodical Studies