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THE252: Set Design I: Image Research: Magazines & News

Fall 2017, E. Check

Online News Sources

News Photos

Historical Newspapers

A great source of descriptive information as well as editorial and advertising photos and illustrations.

Popular & Trade Magazines

Digital Facsimiles
Print Back Issues

This is very selective list of long-running titles. Browse through the stacks in Hillyer near these call numbers for many more examples. You can also find more periodicals through the Five College Catalog.

General Interest

Colliers. 1895-1957. Periodicals AP2.C65
Fortune. 1930-date. Periodicals HF5001.F7
Life. 1936-1972. Periodicals AP2.L547
Saturday Evening Post. 1921-date. Periodicals AP 2.S2

Architecture & Interior Decoration

Architectural Forum. 1920-1973. Art Periodical NA1.B2 
Architectural Record. 1981-date. Art Periodical NA1.A6
Arts & Decoration. 1919-1948. Art Periodical N1.A845
House Beautiful. 1897-2001. Art Periodical NA7100.H65
Interiors. 1940-1979. Art Periodical TS1300 .I67

Fashion & Women's Interests

Good Housekeeping. 1888-1992. Sophia Smith Collection
Harper’s Bazaar. 1867-1998. Art Periodical TT500.H3
The Ladies’ Home Journal. 1892-1992. Sophia Smith Collection
McCall’s. 1950-2001. Sophia Smith Collection
Vogue. 1950-date. Sophia Smith Collection 

Special Resource:
Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalogs

Call Number: 658 Se17
Print copies of Sears Roebuck catalogs.
Library has 1928-1967, 1978 (with many gaps). Issued twice a year.

More: Images in Print Periodicals

Illustration Index. New York : Scarecrow Press, 1957-1998.
Art Reference N7525 .I558 and Young Reference N7525 .I558
Indexes to specific images in well-illustrated popular periodicals like American Heritage, Smithsonian, National Geographic, and other titles.