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Periodicals Department Collection and State Library Resources
Notice: In preparation of the Central Library renovation, the periodicals Department will be sharing its current space on the Main Floor on the mezzanine level with the Humanities Department.

 

Exhibit: The 40 Top Magazine Covers of the Last 40 Years

On October 17, 2005, the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) selected the 40 best magazine covers of the previous 40 years.  The Enoch Pratt Library holds many of these in its collection. Click on the thumbnails below to see covers from the Pratt collection up close.

 

 

Esquire thumbnail

#3

#10

National Geographic June 1985 

New Yorker December 2001 

#14

#15

Harpers Bazzar April 1965 

 

#17

Time thumbnail 

The Nation thumbnail 

 #23

  #31

Newsweek thumbnail 

 

National Geographic October 1978

#37

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