U.S. News & World Report Magazine Archive

U.S. News & World Report Magazine Archive is unique in that it covers the magazine from the beginning of its three predecessor titles. The magazine features a broad variety of topics in current events, politics and business, and is well known for its ranked lists of businesses and institutions. 

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At a Glance

Subject Area: History
Ideal For: Academic LibrariesPublic Libraries

Content Includes:

  • More than 4,900 issues
  • Coverage from 1926 to 1984

Research Areas:

  • 20th-century history
  • Business/Economics
  • Cultural studies
  • Education
  • Marketing/Advertising
  • Political science
  • Science/Technology
  • Sociology

U.S. News & World Report Magazine Archive is valuable to researchers of 20th-century current events, politics and business, as well as those interested in the history of journalism, advertising and popular culture.


  • Cover-to-cover processing presents each issue in its entirety as originally published
  • Articles and cover pages are fully indexed
  • Advertisements are fully searchable

Predecessor Titles:

  • United States Daily, 1926 -1933.  “Presenting the only daily record of the official acts of legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the government of the United States of America”
  • United States News, 1933-1948. “America’s National newsweekly”
  • World Report, 1946-1948 “The weekly newsmagazine of world affairs”
  • U.S. News & World Report, 1948-1984