Scholarly Societies Project

Chronological List of Early Independent Journals

This area is concerned with "independent journals" - that is, with journals that were not published by scholarly societies. In point of fact, in the early years of their existence, the independent journals served primarily as a vehicle for reviewing works of original reseach that were located in monographs or in the journals published by scholarly societies.

The bulk of the abbreviations of these independent journals were located through perusal of the first few hundred pages of Band 1 of Pogg..

Last Updated: 2024, March 26


Journal Run
Journal History
Journal Abbreviations
1.1790 - 8.1794 = H. 1-24;
1.1795 - 4.1797
vol. 1-30, 1799-1808
vol. 1-16 (resp. vol. 61-76), 1819-1824

Journal der Physik / hrsg. von Fr. Albrecht Carl Gren [1.1790 - 8.1794 = H. 1-24]
[Zeitschriftendatenbank(ZDB); Annalen der Physik - History]

Continued by Neues Journal der Physik / hrsg. von Friedrich Albrecht Carl Gren [1.1795 - 4.1797]
[Zeitschriftendatenbank(ZDB); Annalen der Physik - History]

Continued by Annalen der Physik edited by L. W. Gilbert vol. 1-30, 1799-1808; new series: vol. 1-30 (resp. vol. 31-60), 1809-1818.
[Annalen der Physik - History]

Continued by Annalen der Physik und der physikalischen Chemie [vol. 1-16 (resp. vol. 61-76), 1819-1824]

Continued by Annalen der Physik und Chemie continued by J. Ch. Poggendorff From 1824, the journal continued until well into the 21st century under the above name, and then under the name Annalen der Physik

Gilb. Ann.
[Pogg., v.1, col.63 cites II. 1799; III. 1799; IV. 1800; VI. 1800; v.1, col.39 cites XIII, XXVII, XXIX, LX; v.1, col.59 cites XXV. 1807; XXIX. 1808; v.1, col.35 cites LII. 1816.]
Gilbert, Annalen
[RSLC, v.1, p.xxxv.]
Gilbert's Annal.
[Pogg., v.1, col.383; gives no further details.]
Gilbert's u. Pogg. Annalen
[Pogg., v.1, col.145.]