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Magazines Needed as of 15 Sep 2020

Architecture and Urbanism all issues              
AIA Journal / Architecture/ Architect 1929-1945 1947: 9 1950-1956 1957: 1 4 1958: 11 1959: 5, 10
1961-Aug-2
1977-11 2019: 12 2020
AIA NY Oculus 1938: 11 1939: 7, 8, 9 1940: 8, 9 1941: 7, 8 1942: 9 1943: 9 1944: 9 1945: 2, 4, 5, 7 1946: fall
  1947: summer 1948: 9, 10 1950: 9 1951: 9 1952: 6, 7 1953; 7, 8, 9 1954: 7, 8, 9 1955: 7, 8, 9 1956: 7, 8, 9
  1957: 9 1958: 9 1959: 9 1960: 9 1961: 9 1962: 9 1963: 9, 10 1964: 1, 9 1965: 4
  1966: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9 1967: 8, 9, 10 1968: 7, 8, 10, 11, 12 1969: 7, 8, 10, 11 1973: 11 1975: 1, 9 1976: 2, 9, 10 1979: 3, 9, 10, 11, 12 1980: 2, 3, 4, 5, 9
  1981: 4, 7, 9 1984: 4, 5, 6, 9 1990: 11 1992: 6 2000: 10, 11, 12 2018: spring, summer, fall 2019: all 2020: all  
AIA Texas Architect 1950: 7, 11 1951: 1, 3, 4 1952: 7, 10 1953: 8 1954: 10 1955: 8 1956: 11 1958: 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 1959: 12
  1960: 2, 4, 6, 12 1963: 4, 9 1967: 2-12            
AIA Wisc TBA                
AIA Hawai'i TBA                
AIA Iowa TBA                
AIA NJ TBA                
AIAMN
2018, 2019 2017: 7, 11 2015: 1 2012: 3 2003:11 1992: 7, 1991: 1 1990: 1,3,5,7,9 1989: 7, 11
 
  1988: 1, 9, 11 1987 1986: 1, 3, 5, 9 1985: 1, 3, 5, 9 1984: 1 1983: 1, 3, 5, 7 1982: 1981 and earlier  
AIAVA 2010-1, 2009-4 2002-4
1997-1
 1993-1 1992-1 1991: 5 7 9 11 1990: 1 3 5 1989: 3, 5, 7, 9, 11 1988: 9, 11 1986: 1, 7, 11  
  1984:  11 1980: 6, 7 1978: 2 1968-1975: all 1967: 7-12 1966: 10, 1965: 7 1964: 12, 1963: 8, 12 1961: 1, 10 1959: 4, 9
  1958: 8, 11                
Architectural Digest 1920-1924 1926: 4-12 1927-1933 1935-1964 1965 fall 1966 winter 1968 fall, summer 1969: winter 1971: 9
  1986:10 1987:9 1998:10 2006: 8 2011: 9 2018-2020  
Architect and Engineer 1905-1908
American Architect and Building News 1919: Jul-Dec 1922: Jul-Dec 1923 1924: Jul-Dec 1925-1937        
Architectural Forum 1924: 7-12 1925: 1-6 1927 1929: Mar-2      
1930:  4-2, 5-2, 7-2, 8-2, 10-1, 10-2, 12-2 1931: 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 5-2, 7-1, 7-2, 8-1, 8-2, 10-1, 10-2 1932 1933 1934 1935: 1-6 1936 1946: 2,  1963: 2



       
Architectural Record 1924: 5 7-12 1928: 1-6 1929-1936 1954-5   1964: 4      
Architectural Review (UK) all until 1964 1965: 1-6 1968:  10 1969: 5 7-12
Architecture Plus 1975
 California Arts and Architecture 1920-1944    
Better Homes and Gardens before 1975 1940-1959 1962: 1 8 1963 1964 1965 1972: 7-12      
Florida Architect  1945-1953 1954: 1-6 1961: 3 1977-1982 1992-1996 2004 2006-2018
Echoes 1994: summer
               
GA-Houses - issue number 1,4,7,8,10,12 41,45,48,51,52,
55,59,60
61-81,85,
86,88,89,
92,98,101,103,109 115-121,123-139 141-160  
House Beautiful 1955-1965
House+Home/ Housing Before 1952 1957:1 2 5 7 8 9 12 1958: 10 11 1960-9 1962: 1 8 1976: 1 3 4 7 9 10 11 12
1977: 1-5 8 10 12 1978: 4 7 8 10 11 1979 1980 1981: 1 4 6 7 11 12 1982 1983-2006
House and Garden 1901: 1-5 1902- 1903 1904: 7-12 1905: 1-6 1906: 7-12 1907: 7-12 1908: 7-12 1909: 7-12 1910
  1915: 1-6 1924: 3
1926: 10
      1932: 7 8 1938: 4-7
1943: 1-6  
  1946: 1 10 12 1947: 4 6 1948: 1 2 7-12 1962: 6 1966: 7-12 1967: 7-12 1971: 1 5-9 11 12 1972: 1 4 1973: 3
 

        1974: 7 8 10 11 1975-2000
Journal Society Arch Hist 1984-3 1995: 10 1996:
12
2000: 03
Metropolis 1981 to 1994  1995: 1-6 1997: 1 2 3 5 9 10 2001: 6 2005: 5 2006:12 2016: 1, 3-11
2017: 4 9
 2018: 4 5
 2019: 10
 
Modern 2008-2014 2015: sp sum win 2016: fall win 2017; sum win 2019: fall sum        
Modernism 1997-2001 2002: fall spr sum 2005: spr 2006: sum spr 2007: spr 2013      
NEST all issues
 Prog Architecture 1946: 5 1994: 4    
Residential Architect 1997 1998: 1 2003: 11 2009: 07
SAH Southern CA Chapter 2000: jul-aug                
Sunset 1898: 11-12 1899: 1-4 1902: 5-10 1904: 11-12 1905: 1-4 1909 1921-1951 1954: 10 1957: 4
  1964: 7 1970: 7 8 1971: 7-12   1973: 8 1974:  7-12 1975-2020    
SNAP 2009-2015            
UK Society of Arch Hist 1950-1958 1959-1 1960-1966 1984 2006 2010
Wallpaper all issues