One of the most famous of the American women's magazines, it began about 1890 as a small pattern magazine entitled THE QUEEN, later THE QUEEN OF FASHION, by 1897. Became a large-format women's magazine after the turn of the century; circulation had reached 6 million by 1960. Published much fiction, with authors including Willa Cather, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gelett Burgess, Ray Bradbury, Jack Finney, Anne Tyler, Tim O'Brien. It lasted, in various forms and with a recent revival, until 2002.