Time Magazine Archive

The Time Magazine Archive presents an extensive collection of the prominent weekly news magazine dating back to its first issue in March 1923 through December 2000, presented in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format. 

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At a Glance


Content Includes:

  • More than 4,000 issues
  • Coverage from 1923 to 2000

Subjects Covered:

  • National and international news
  • Current events
  • Politics
  • Sports
  • Celebrity lifestyle

Published weekly by Time Inc., Time Magazine has focused on conveying to a broad audience both domestic and international news and analysis on a spectrum of subjects.

Intended to be read in under an hour, each issue of Time contains reports of national and international current events, politics, sports, and entertainment. Capturing the relevant news for a given week, the magazine remains an important resource for researchers studying just about any aspect of 20th-Century history and life.

Articles and cover pages are fully indexed and advertisements are individually identified, ensuring researchers and readers can quickly and accurately locate the information they seek. The Time Magazine Archive is valuable to researchers of 20th-Century current events, politics and culture, as well as those interested in the history of business, advertising, and popular culture.

Research 20th-Century History, Culture and Politics

Cover: Time Magazine - September 1991
September 1991
Cover: Time Magazine - July 1984
July 1984
Cover: Time Magazine Archive
March 1923