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We have 8 webpages with 350+ magazines in our PDF magazine archive. This page has Lifestyle, Cities, Travel, History, & African American Interest in our free magazine archives database.   See “Magazines” in the menu at the top of the page.


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American Cowboy Magazine Archives

American Cowboy Magazine Website

1994-2008
U.S.

“American Cowboy is the cultural chronicler of the West, covering history and heritage, travel and events, art and entertainment, food and fashion.” – American Cowboy Facebook “About” page.

Atlas Obscura PDF Magazine Archive

Atlas Obscura Online Magazine Website

Brooklyn, NY: Atlas Obscura

“An online magazine and travel company, founded in 2009 by author Joshua Foer and documentary filmmaker/author Dylan Thuras. It catalogs unusual and obscure travel destinations via user-generated content. The editorial articles comprise a mixture of feature and news articles on topics including history, science and food, in addition to travel and exploration, as well as hosting a collaborative, definitive guide to the world’s most obscure places.” -Wikipedia. Atlas Obscura.

Common Ground PDF Magazine Archives Database

Common Ground Magazine Website

2004-2020

Vancouver, CA: Joseph Roberts

Established in 1982, this free magazine is engaged with environmental and other progressive issues, including climate change, homelessness, environmental destruction, GMOs, corruption, monopolies, corporate bullying, human rights abuse, big pharma, and more.

Connoisseur: An Illustrated Magazine for Collectors

Connoisseur Magazine Website

1901-1991

NY Hearst

“Originally a British magazine taken to the U.S. by the Hearst Corp., and published from 1901 to 1992. It focuses on fine art, high-end collectibles, antique furniture, opera, and luxury lifestyles. Connoisseur magazine back issues, old Connoisseur magazines.

Desert Magazine Archive PDF

1937-1985

Joshua Tree, California; D. W. Grantham

Founded in 1937 by Randall Henderson, and ceased in 1985. This collection appear to have most of those issues.
“The magazine focused on the desert country of the Southwestern United States and Northwestern Mexico, and covered a broad range of desert subjects including: regional travel and exploration; the visual arts of painting, drawing, and photography; prose and literature; cultural history; prospecting and mining; natural history including geology, wildlife, and flora; river running, and lifestyle–human interest stories.” -Widkipedia.

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Ebony Online Magazine Archive

Ebony Magazine Website

1959-2008

Ebony 1945-1961 (Black & White)

Chicago, IL

“Ebony is a monthly magazine for the African-American market. It was founded by John H. Johnson in Chicago and has published continuously since the autumn of 1945. In 2016 Johnson sold the publication to private equity firm Clear View Group.” -Wikipedia. Ebony magazine back issues, old Ebony magazines.

The Edge Magazine Archives Online

The Edge Magazine Website

John Brockman

This is a free online magazine. “Edge.org was launched in 1996 as the online version of “The Reality Club” and as a living document on the Web to display the activities of “The Third Culture.” The Reality Club was an informal gathering of intellectuals who met from 1981 to 1996. The motto of the Club was, “To arrive at the edge of the world’s knowledge, seek out the most complex and sophisticated minds, put them in a room together, and have them ask each other the questions they are asking themselves.” The third culture consists of those scientists and other thinkers in the empirical world who, through their work and expository writing, are taking the place of the traditional intellectual in rendering visible the deeper meanings of our lives, redefining who and what we are.” – Website ‘About’ page.

Esquire PDF Magazine Archive

Esquire Magazine Website

1933-2017

U.S. – Hearst Magazines

Esquire magazine began in 1933 in Chicago, and later moved to NY. In its first 15 years the magazine was largely about men’s fashion, with contributions from some of America’s leading writers. In the 1960s Esquire magazine helped pioneer the trend of New Journalism, publishing writers such as Norman Mailer, Tom Wolfe, and Gay Talese. During the tenure of editor David M. Granger, from 1997-2016, Esquire magazine and its writers won numerous awards. Since his replacement in 2016 by Jay Fielden, the style has been updated and political coverage has increased. In 2018 it moved from a monthly to 8 issues per year. -Info from Wikipedia.
The link, at Internet Archive, appears to have nearly a complete run of Esquire magazine back issues from 1933-2017. Esquire magazine archive free, old Esquire magazines.

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Facts.net PDF-Magazines-Archive

Facts.net Magazine Website

New York

A free online “magazine”. “Since 1997, Facts.net is the biggest online facts collection site, an ever-growing knowledge base for the world’s most random and interesting facts. We have thousands of facts about nearly anything you could think of. With an affinity for research, we’re always looking at what’s happening now, what’s changing, and what’s emerging in the future.” -Website.
Hundreds of illustrated articles, arranged into broad categories such as Lifestyle, History, Nature, World, and Science, with many more subcategories. Almost every conceivable interest is covered.

Grass Roots Magazine Archives Online

Grass Roots Magazine Website

1982-2002

Australia: Grass Roots Magazine

“Grass Roots is Australia’s go-to magazine for those who wish to live a more productive and fulfilling life. It’s full of practical info from the people who have done it themselves, on a shoestring. Read about chooks, animal care, farmers markets, sustainable living, cooking healthy and allergy free recipes, building and retrofitting, gardening, craft, and much more.” – Publisher

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High Times PDF-Magazines-Archive

High Times Magazine Website

1974-2016

U.S.: Publisher

“Founded in 1974 by Tom Forcade of the Underground Press Syndicate. It has been involved in the marijuana-using counterculture since its inception.” – Wikipedia. High Times magazine back issues, old High Times magazines, old High Times magazines online.

In These Times Free Magazine Archives Database

In These Times Magazine Website

2001-2021

1976-2010 at UNZ

U.S.

“In These Times magazine provides readers with investigative reporting, provocative essays, debates about our political future and news straight from the front lines. In These Times reports on the upcoming legislative battles, current progressive political strategies and international news you need to know. This monthly news magazine is an indispensable alternative to the mainstream media for readers seeking an independent analysis of contemporary events and an in-depth look at issues that others ignore. ” – In These Times Magazine. In These Times magazine back issues.

Jet Old Magazine Archive

Jet Magazine Website

1951-2008

Chicago, IL

“Jet is a magazine marketed to African-American readers. It was founded in 1951 by John H. Johnson of the Johnson Publishing Company in Chicago, Illinois, as an American weekly. ” – Wikipedia. Jet magazine back issues, old Jet magazines, old Jet magazines online.

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Mental Floss Magazine Archives Free

Mental Floss Magazine Website

2015

NYC: Minute Media

Founded in 2001, the magazine became a web-only publication in 2017. It presents facts, puzzles and trivia with a humorous tone. – Wikipedia. Mental Floss magazine free online.

Mother Jones Magazine Archives Online

Mother Jones Magazine Website

1976-2000

U.S.

“Mother Jones is a nonprofit magazine and news outlet that delivers original award-winning reporting on the urgent issues of our day, from politics and climate change to education and the food we eat. We investigate stories that are in the public’s interest. From revelatory scoops to deep-dive investigations, Mother Jones inspires 9 million monthly readers of our print, digital, and online journalism.” – Mother Jones Magazine. Mother Jones magazine free online, old Mother Jones magazines.

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Robb Report PDF-Magazines-Archive

Robb Report Magazine Website

2014-2016

NY: Robb Report Media

“The mission of this magazine is to be the leading international authority on luxury lifestyles. In pursuit of this mission, the magazine’s editors and writers seek out and report on a broad range of high-end, luxury lifestyle subjects. Its articles cover exotic automobiles, travel, investment, business, boating and real estate among other aspects of an upscale lifestyle. ” – Publisher.

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Sunset Magazine Archive PDF

Sunset Magazine Website

1920-2000s

Sunset Publishing

Each image on this page opens an entire volume, with several months’ issues. Volume dates appear to range from 1920s to the early 2000s.
“Sunset magazine is one of the leading publications to bring all things found and made in the West into the hands of people across the country. From great restaurants to places to travel to for a little rest and relaxation to inspired ideas for decorating your home and improving your garden, Sunset magazine is dedicated to presenting you with the most beautiful aspects of the West. ” -Sunset Magazine. Sunset magazine back issues.


Cities, Regions, & Travel Magazines – PDF Magazine Archive

Atlanta Magazine Archives

Atlanta Magazine Website

2003-2008

U.S.: Hour Media

“Since 1961, Atlanta magazine, the city’s premier general interest publication, has served as the authority on Atlanta, providing its readers with a mix of long-form nonfiction, lively lifestyle coverage, in-depth service journalism, and literary essays, columns, and profiles.” – Publisher

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Atlas Obscura PDF Magazine Archives

Atlas Obscura Online Magazine Website

Brooklyn, NY: Atlas Obscura

“An online magazine and travel company, founded in 2009 by author Joshua Foer and documentary filmmaker/author Dylan Thuras. It catalogs unusual and obscure travel destinations via user-generated content. The editorial articles comprise a mixture of feature and news articles on topics including history, science and food, in addition to travel and exploration, as well as hosting a collaborative, definitive guide to the world’s most obscure places.” -Wikipedia. Atlas Obscura.

Austin Chronicle PDF-Magazines-Archive

Austin Chronicle Magazine Website

2004-2020

Texas: Austin Chronicle Corp.

“The Austin Chronicle is an independent, locally owned and operated alternative newsweekly that reflects the heart and soul of Austin, Texas.” – Publisher.

Beijing Today Free Magazine Archives Database

2001-2016

China: Beijing Youth Daily

“Beijing Today is a weekly English newspaper catering to expatriates and embassies that covers current events, art, cinema, music, dining, and shopping in Beijing.” – Publisher

Cincinnati Old Magazine Archive

Cincinnati Magazine Website

2009-2021

Cincinnati, OH: Cincinnati Magazine

“Cincinnati Magazine is the definitive guide to living well in Greater Cincinnati, connecting sophisticated, educated readers with the region’s most interesting people, cultural issues, food, arts, fashion, and history via print, digital, and events.” – Publisher

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Indianapolis Monthly Magazine Archives Free

Indianapolis Magazine Website

1995-2008

Indianapolis, IN: Emmis Communications

“Indianapolis Monthly, the city’s authoritative general interest magazine, provides its loyal monthly readers with compelling narrative stories and smart, lively service pieces. Its content not only reflects the interests of Indianapolis but sparks conversation with its coverage of politics, sports, crime, lifestyle, entertainment, restaurants, culture, business, and the big personalities that make the Circle City go ‘round.” – Publisher

London Resident Magazines Archive PDF

London Resident Magazine Website

The Resident & Sister Magazines 2008-2019

London, UK: Archant Community Media

The Resident was a family of luxury London lifestyle magazines published by Archant Community Media. Archant distributed free up to 16 titles in affluent London areas in 2013, scaling back the printed versions over the following years. Currently the magazine is digital only. This collection includes some issues from each of several of the regional magazines.

Los Angeles Magazine Archives Online

Los Angeles Magazine Website

1996-2006

Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles Magazine LLC

“Los Angeles has chronicled life in the second-largest U.S. city since the magazine’s founding by Geoff Miller in the spring of 1961. The definitive resource for Angelenos, Los Angeles covers the people, food, culture, arts and entertainment, fashion, lifestyle, and news that defines Southern California with a signature mix of feature-length writing, service journalism, investigative reporting, and design.” – Publisher

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MKE Lifestyle Magazine (Milwaukee) Old Magazine Archive

MKE Lifestyle Magazine Website

Current Digital Issue

U.S.: MKE Lifestyle

“For more than 25 years, MKE lifestyle has been the leading voice of what it means to live well in the metro Milwaukee region, from its thriving downtown and sophisticated suburbs, to the natural beauty of Lake Country and the North Shore! With more than 40 Milwaukee Press Club awards earned since 2005, we’ve fulfilled the community’s demand for a valuable resource on sophisticated lifestyle coverage in metro Milwaukee.” – Magazine website.

National Geographic Magazine Archives Database

National Geographic Magazine Website

Magazines 1888-2007 – With Index

Washington DC: National Geographic

““National Geographic Magazine, the flagship magazine of the National Geographic Society, chronicles exploration and adventure, as well as changes that impact life on Earth. Editorial coverage encompasses people and places of the world, with an emphasis on human involvement in a changing universe. Major topics include culture, nature, geography, ecology, science and technology.” – National Geographic Magazine

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National Parks PDF Magazine Archive

National Parks Magazine Website

Articles from Issues 2010 to the Present

1997-2011

U.S.

Published by the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), the only independent, nonpartisan membership organization devoted exclusively to advocacy on behalf of the National Parks System. Its mission is “to protect and enhance America’s National Park System for present and future generations.” -Wikipedia. National Parks Magazine.

New York PDF Magazine Archive

New York Magazine Website

1968-1997

New York

“New York is an American biweekly magazine concerned with life, culture, politics, and style generally, and with a particular emphasis on New York City. Founded by Milton Glaser and Clay Felker in 1968 as a competitor to The New Yorker, it was brasher and less polite, and established itself as a cradle of New Journalism. Over time, it became more national in scope, publishing many noteworthy articles on American culture by writers such as Tom Wolfe, Jimmy Breslin, Nora Ephron, John Heilemann, Frank Rich, and Rebecca Traister.” – Wikipedia. New York Magazine.

Orange Coast PDF Magazine Archive

Orange Coast Magazine Website

1977-2008

U.S.: Hour Media

“Orange Coast is the premier local lifestyle magazine of the region, bringing together Southern California’s most affluent coastal communities through smart, fun, and timely editorial content, compelling photographs and quality advertising. ” – Publisher

Outlook Traveller PDF Magazine Archive

Outlook Traveller Magazine Website

2008

New Delhi, India: Maneshwer Peri

“Outlook Traveller is India’s No. 1 Travel Magazine and Website and our Getaway Guides are the best guidebooks in India. We are devotees of quirky, stylish and elegant writing and our writers and contributors travel far, wide and deep to recount fabulous and honest tales that give you unique and authentic insights into destinations from around the world. A joy to read and easy to use, our travel content is peerless and our photographs are stunning. We strive to bring to you a high level of travel writing and useful information that you will love to read in your armchair, on a beach or upon a mountaintop!” – Publisher.

Palm Beach Life Magazine Archives

2002-2010

Florida: Palm Beach Life Magazine

“Since 1906, Palm Beach Life has been the premier showcase of island living at its finest — fashion, interiors, landscapes, personality profiles, society news and much more.” – Publisher

Pan American Magazine Archive

1908-1923

Washington, D.C.

The Pan-American Magazine and New World Review was a monthly that was founded in 1900 and edited by W. W. Razor in London. It contained economic news and travel articles about South and Central America. Vintage magazine archive.

Redeye Chicago Magazine Archives PDF

Redeye Chicago Magazine Website

2008-2016

Chicago: Chicago Tribune

“The RedEye is a daily publication put out by the Chicago Tribune geared toward 18- to 34-year-olds.” – Publisher. Redeye Chicago Magazine.

Salt Magazine Archive

Salt Magazine Website

2013-2020

Wilmington, NC: Salt

“Salt Magazine is a storytelling magazine that explores the art and soul of Wilmington, North Carolina. In every issue, we strive to create a magazine of uncommon literary and artistic vision that explores everything from the thriving arts community to our passion for homes and gardens. We celebrate the best of food and wine, and indulge our love of the outdoors. We showcase remarkable people who have shaped Wilmington’s past and others who are busy creating its exciting future. Moreover, every issue presents outstanding short fiction and poetry, essays and features that touch the heart and stir the soul.” – Publisher

San Diego Magazine Archive

San Diego Magazine Website

2004-2012

California: San Diego Magazine

“San Diego Magazine is your guide to the good life in San Diego. It covers new restaurants, bars, and breweries and brings you interviews with the city’s top chefs. Our editors scout the hippest neighborhoods for new shops, local makers, and hand-made products. The outdoors are yours for exploring with our guides to San Diego’s best hiking trails, campgrounds, and bike paths. And we never forget the people—we introduce you to San Diego’s entrepreneurs and change-makers, the people who are shaping our city.” – Publisher

Sunset Magazine Archives Free

Sunset Magazine Website

1920-2000s

Sunset Publishing

Each image on this page opens an entire volume, with several months’ issues. Volume dates appear to range from 1920s to the early 2000s. They are not in chronological order.
“Sunset magazine is one of the leading publications to bring all things found and made in the West into the hands of people across the country. From great restaurants to places to travel to for a little rest and relaxation to inspired ideas for decorating your home and improving your garden, Sunset magazine is dedicated to presenting you with the most beautiful aspects of the West. ” -Sunset Magazine. Sunset Magazine digital archives, Sunset magazine PDF.

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Tampa Bay Magazine Archive

Tampa Bay Magazine Facebook Page

1986-2011

Florida: Tampa Bay Publications

“The best of Tampa all in one place. Food, Culture, Business, History, Sporting, Lifestyle.” – Publisher. Tampa Bay Magazine.

Texas Monthly PDF Archive Magazines

Texas Monthly Magazine Website

1973-1992

U.S.: Texas Monthly

“Texas Monthly Magazine has chronicled life in contemporary Texas since 1973, reporting on vital issues such as politics, the environment, industry, and education. The magazine is known for astute political commentary and compelling longform narrative nonfiction. As a leisure guide, it continues to be the indispensable authority on the Texas scene, covering music, the arts, travel, restaurants, museums, and cultural events with its insightful recommendations. ” – Publisher

Time Out Magazine Archive PDF

Time Out Magazine Website

Guides for numerous cities, some countries & U.S. states

London, UK: Time Out Media

Time Out Magazine produces guides for many travel destinations, and magazines for some, including London and New York. “Your ultimate guide to the best art and entertainment, food and drink, attractions, hotels and things to do in the world’s greatest cities.” – Publisher. Time Out magazine free online.

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Travel + Leisure PDF Magazine Archives

Travel + Leisure Magazine Website

2015-2016

NY. Meredith

“Travel + Leisure magazine is one of the most popular travel publications in the world. Unlike other magazines devoted to traveling within a specific country, this magazine highlights far-flung destinations in the United States and abroad. Readers will find tips on traveling around the world, destinations for adventure travelers, and even some budget-friendly ideas.” – Travel + Leisure Magazine. Full magazines online.

Vacations Magazine Archives Database

Vacations Magazine Website

2006-2008

U.S.: VacationsMagazine.com

“With almost 1,000,000 readers each issue, Vacations magazine is America’s best source of affordable, new vacation ideas. Vacations covers undiscovered places, weekend getaways, romantic inns, adventure trips, family favorites, scenic drives, idyllic small towns, plush resorts, cruises, tours and much, much more. Practical and consumer-friendly, each issue of Vacations is packed with exciting and affordable vacation ideas.” – Publisher

Vermont Life Magazine Archives

Vermont Life Magazine Website

1946-2018

Vermont Dept of Tourism and Marketing

Vermont Life Magazine was founded in 1946 and ended in 2018. “Vermont Life was a thought-provoking, expertly designed quarterly magazine covering Vermont’s people, places, and culture. Stunning color photography and award-winning journalism made it the insider’s guide to Vermont food, arts and recreation, as well as the source for a behind-the-scenes look at the state’s creative economy and entrepreneurs.” – Publisher. Magazine archives, PDF Magazine archives.


African American Interest PDF Magazine Archive

Black World/Negro Digest Free Magazine Archives Database

1961-1976

Negro Digest 1942-1961 (Black & White)

Johnson

“The Negro Digest, later renamed Black World, was a magazine for the African-American market. Founded in November 1942 by publisher John H. Johnson, founder of Johnson Publishing Company, it was first published locally in Chicago, Illinois.” – Wikipedia.

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The Crisis Magazine Archive

The Crisis Magazine Website

Vol 1 (1910)

1911-2011

U.S.

“The Crisis is the official magazine of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). It was founded in 1910 by W. E. B. Du Bois (editor), Oswald Garrison Villard, J. Max Barber, Charles Edward Russell, Kelly Miller, W. S. Braithwaite, and Mary Dunlop Maclean. The Crisis has been in continuous print since 1910, and it is the oldest black oriented magazine in the world.” – Wikipedia. The Crisis magazine back issues.

Ebony PDF Magazine Archive

Ebony Magazine Website

Vol 15 No. 1 (Nov 1959) to Vol 64 No. 2 (Dec 2008)

Ebony 1945-1961 (Black & White)

Chicago, IL

Ebony free magazine archive. “Ebony is a monthly magazine for the African-American market. It was founded by John H. Johnson in Chicago and has published continuously since the autumn of 1945. In 2016 Johnson sold the publication to private equity firm Clear View Group.” -Wikipedia. Ebony magazine free online, old Ebony magazines, old Ebony magazines online.

Essence Old Magazine Archive

Essence Magazine Website

2015-2016

U.S.: American

“Essence magazine is a lifestyle publication for African American women of all ages, shapes, and cultures.” – Publisher. Essence magazine back issues.

Jet Magazine Archive PDF

Jet Magazine Website

1951-2008

Chicago, IL

“Jet is a magazine marketed to African-American readers. It was founded in 1951 by John H. Johnson of the Johnson Publishing Company in Chicago, Illinois, as an American weekly. ” – Wikipedia. Jet magazine archive.

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Black Heritage/Negro Heritage PDF Magazine Archive

1961-1977

Chicago: Watkins

Negro Heritage was a small newsletter-style bi-weekly, published in Chicago by Sylvestre Watkins beginning in 1961. It contained mostly biographical profiles of African Americans in U.S. history.
Note that these issues don’t all appear in chronological order.

Vibe Vixen PDF Magazine Archive

Vibe Vixen Magazine Website

2005-2007

U.S.: Vibe Media

“VIBE Vixen magazine is a magazine geared towards female readers of Vibe Magazine that covered fashion, beauty, dating, entertainment, sex, and societal issues for “urban minded females”.” – Wikipedia. Vibe Vixen magazine free online, old Vibe Vixen magazines online.

Women of Color PDF Magazines Archive

Women of Color Magazine Website

2001-2012
New York

“A publication for today’s career women in business and technology.” – Women of Color Magazine.


History PDF Magazine Archive

American Heritage Magazine Archives Free

American Heritage Magazine Website

1949- Present

American Heritage 40-Year Cumulative Index 1954-1994

U.S.: American Heritage

“Dedicated to covering the history of the United States of America for a mainstream readership. Until 2007, the magazine was published by Forbes. Since that time, Edwin S. Grosvenor has been its publisher. Print publication was suspended early in 2013, but the magazine relaunched in digital format with the Summer 2017 issue.” – Wikipedia.
American Heritage magazine, which publishes articles mostly about American history, has a free archive of all its issues at its website, including the current issue. American Heritage magazine archive.

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American History Free Magazine Archives Database

1877-1893

Index 1877-1893

1902-1904, 1910-1916

Boston

The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries was established as a monthly in 1877 by non-academic historians Martha J. Lamb (who served as editor), Nathan G. Pond, and John A. Stevens. It ceased publication in 1893. In 1901 the magazine was re-started as simply The Magazine of American History, and lasted through Volume 47 in 1917. Not all volumes of old magazines in this archive were found online.

American Historical Review PDF-Magazines-Archive

1895-1923

New York

“The American Historical Review (AHR) is the official publication of the American Historical Association (AHA). The AHA was founded in 1884 and chartered by Congress in 1889 to serve the interests of the entire discipline of history. Aligning with the AHA’s mission, the AHR has been the journal of record for the historical profession in the United States since 1895 – one of the few journals in the world that brings together scholarship from every major field of historical study.” -Website of American Historical Review. .

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Commonplace Magazine Archives Database

Commonplace Magazine Website

Unknown Date – Present

U.S.: Omohundro and AAS

“A destination for exploring and exchanging ideas about early American history and culture. A bit less formal than a scholarly journal, a bit more scholarly than a popular magazine, Commonplace speaks—and listens—to scholars, museum curators, teachers, hobbyists, and just about anyone interested in American history before 1900.” – Website.
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Department of State Bulletin PDF Magazine Archive

1939-1989

Washington D.C.: U.S. Government

The Bulletin was the official record of U.S. foreign policy. It was established to provide Congress, other agencies, and the public information about U.S. foreign policy and the work of the Department of State and the Foreign Service. Publication was discontinued in 1989.
“This periodical will be published weekly and will contain the texts of press releases, information regarding treaties, and other material on current developments in American foreign relations and the work of the Department of State. It will take the place of the Department’s weekly pamphlet “Press Releases” and monthly “Treaty Information” bulletin, which are being discontinued with the issues for June 1939. Indexes to “The Department of State Bulletin” will be prepared and published semiannually.” – Announcement in the initial issue, 1 July 1939.

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History Today PDF Magazine Archive

History Today Magazine Current Digital Issue

Andy Patterson

For students, teachers and history-lovers. Each issue contains international features from prehistory to the present, reviews of events, heritage/archaeology updates and color illustrations. History Today magazine.

HistoryNet Archive Magazine PDF Free Download

HistoryNet Magazine Website

Archives

Arlington, VA: HistoryNet

“HistoryNet.com is brought to you by Historynet LLC, the world’s largest publisher of history magazines. HistoryNet.com contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally published in our various magazines.” – Website
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Illustrated War News PDF Magazine Archives

1916-1918

London, UK: Illustrated London News and Sketch

A weekly British magazine covering World War I, and consisting largely of photos from the front.

Newsweek PDF Magazine Archives

Newsweek Magazine Website

1936-2008

2015 & 2016; U.S. and EU editions

1973-1996 (Most issues) Black & White

U.S. – Newsweek

“This weekly news magazine covers the national and global news front through news, commentary and analysis. It includes national and international affairs, business, lifestyle, society, the arts, politics, the economy, personal business, the Washington scene, health, science and technology.” – Newsweek Magazine. old Newsweek magazines, old Newsweek magazines online.

Although Newsweek is not published as a ‘history’ magazine, it’s relatively non-ideological coverage of American political and social issues on a weekly basis makes it a very readable historical source for the time period this collection covers.

Nineteenth Century Archive Magazine PDF Free Download

Nineteenth Century Magazine Website

2011-2017

2016 to latest issue

U.S.

“The flagship publication of the Victorian Society in America is the respected Nineteenth Century Magazine, published in the Spring and Fall as a benefit to members and distributed to more than 200 subscribing libraries. The magazine is devoted to the cultural and social history of the United States during the Victorian era, with regular features on architecture, fine arts, decorative arts, interior design, life-style, clothing, photography, and material culture.” – Website of the Victorian Society of America.

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The Nineteenth Century and After Magazine Archives

1901-1924

London: Henry S. King & Co.

Originally known at ‘The Nineteenth Century’, this British magazine was renamed ‘The Nineteenth Century and After’ in the 1901 issue. Magazine archives.

Prologue Magazine Archives PDF

1982-2017

Washington, DC: U.S. National Archives & Records Administration

“Prologue magazine brings readers stories based on the rich holdings and programs of the National Archives across the nation—from Washington, DC, to the regional archives and the Presidential libraries. Access many of our articles online. Prologue was published quarterly by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for nearly 50 years. The Winter 2017–18 issue was the last printed edition.” – National Archives.

Yank: The Army Weekly Magazine Archives

Jan 1945 – Nov 1945

NY: U.S. War Department

Yank was a weekly magazine published by the U.S. Army during World War II, primarily for soldiers. It contained news, humor, letters to the editor, stories about army units or dramatic incidents, and lots of photos.

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