Magazines

Magazines that are held by the Local History Room generally fall into three categories: those of local interest, those relating to Michigan history, and those of a genealogical nature. Many local magazines are indexed in the Local Magazine Database.

  • Magazines may not be checked out, but photocopy machines are available.
  • Hard copies located in the Local History Room.
  • Microfilm is located in the Tech Center.

Additional magazine resources: 

Locally Published

Advances: The Journal of Mind - Body Health (cont’d as Advances in Mind - Body Medicine)

  • Fall 1992 - Fall 1997, Location: Local History Room

Advances in Mind - Body Medicine (formerly Advances: The Journal of Mind - Body Health)

  • Winter 1998 - Winter 2002, Location: Local History Room

Applause

  • Nov. 1986 - June 1988, Location: Local History Room

Builder/Architect

  • Mar. 1997 - current, Location: Local History Room

Business Conditions in Kalamazoo (cont’d as Business Conditions in Kalamazoo County)

  • Oct. 1958 - Second Quarter 1972, Location: Local History Room

Business Conditions in Kalamazoo County (formerly Business Conditions in Kalamazoo, cont’d as Business Conditions in the Kalamazoo Area)

  • Third Quarter, 1972 - Fourth Quarter 1976, Location: Local History Room

Business Conditions in the Kalamazoo Area (formerly Business Conditions in Kalamazoo County, cont’d as Business Outlook: The Quarterly Report for West Michigan)

  • Apr. 1977 - 1983, Location: Local History Room

Business Digest (cont’d as Business Insight)

  • 1986 - Mar. 1991, Location: Local History Room

Business Insight (formerly Business Digest)

  • Apr. 1991 - Mar. 2001, Location: Local History Room

Business Outlook: The Quarterly Report for West Michigan (formerly Business Conditions in the Kalamazoo Area, cont’d as Business Outlook for West Michigan)

  • Autumn 1984 - Summer 1985, Location: Local History Room

Business Outlook for West Michigan (formerly Business Outlook: The Quarterly Report for West Michigan)

  • Autumn 1985 - current, Location: Local History Room

Celery

  • Spring 1977 - Sept. 1982, Location: Local History Room

Crib Notes (cont’d as West Michigan Family Magazine)

  • May/June 1998 - 2000, Location: Local History Room

Encore, Magazine of the Arts

  • Oct. 1973 - current, Location: Local History Room

Great Lakes Family (formerly West Michigan Family Magazine)

  • Mar./Apr. 2001 - Dec./Jan. 2006, Location: Local History Room

Greater Guide Magazine (formerly Greater Kalamazoo Guide, cont’d as Guide Magazine)

  • May 1970 - 1988 (missing 1984), Location: Local History Room

Greater Kalamazoo Guide (cont’d as Greater Guide Magazine)

  • June 1964 - Apr. 1970, Location: Local History Room

Guide Magazine (formerly Greater Guide Magazine)

  • Feb. 1989 - June 2007, Location: Local History Room

K'zoo Area Magazine

  • Winter 1982 - Summer 1983, Location: Local History Room

Kalamazoo

  • Oct. 1983 - Sept. 1985, Location: Local History Room

Kalamazoo Collective

  • Feb. 1985 - July 1985, Location: Local History Room

Kalamazoo Express

  • Nov. 28, 1998 - June 13, 2001, Location: Local History Room

Kalamazoo Magazine

  • Nov. 1963 - Summer 1966, Location: Local History Room

Kalamazoo Review

  • Oct. 1975 - Mar. 1977, Location: Local History Room

K'zoo for Women

  • June 1983 - Jan. 1984, Location: Local History Room

Latvju Maksla (Latvian Art)

  • 1975-1999, Location: Local History Room

Metro Times

  • July 1988 - Sept. 1989, Location: Local History Room

Metropolitan Kalamazoo

  • July 1987 - June 1988, Location: Local History Room

MiBiz (formerly MiBiz Southwest)

  • May 2006 - current

MiBiz Southwest (cont’d as MiBiz)

  • Apr. 11, 2001 - Apr. 2006, Location: Local History Room

Museography

  • Fall 2001 - current, Location: Local History Room

Mystic Muse

  • Spring 1987 - Spring 1988, Location: Local History Room

New/Nueva Opinion

  • Nov. 8-22, 2002 - current, Location: Local History Room

Passages North

  • Summer 1990 - current, Location: Local History Room

Society

  • Feb. 1983 -Sept. 1983, Location: Local History Room

Synergy News

  • Spring 1981 - Fall 1981, Location: Local History Room

This Month in Kalamazoo

  • Oct. 1936 - Jan. 1972 , Location: Local History Room

Welcome Home (cont'd as Your Home Southwest Michigan)

  • July 1990 -1998, Spring 2000 - Spring 2005, Location: Local History Room

West Michigan Family Magazine (formerly Crib Notes, cont’d as Great Lakes Family)

  • Jan./Feb. 2001, Location: Local History Room

Your Home Southwest Michigan (formerly Welcome Home)

  • Sept. 2007 - Current, Location: Local History Room

Genealogy Magazines

American Genealogist

  • 1982 - current, Location: Local History Room

Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine

  • 1914 - 1981, Location: Storage
  • 1982 - current, Location: Local History Room

Detroit Society for Genealogical Research Magazine

  • Oct. 1939 - current (missing Oct. 1940 - June 1949, Sept. 1950 - June 1952, Fall 1961 - Summer 1962, Fall 1966 - Summer 1967, Fall 1971 - Fall 1987), Location: Local History Room

Discovering Family History

  • 2009 - April, 2010, Location: Local History Room

Family Chronicle

  • Mar. 1999 - current, Location: Local History Room

Family History (formerly Genealogical Helper, cont’d as Genealogical Helper)

  • 2002 - June 2004, Location: Local History Room

Family Trails

  • Spring 1967 - 1982, Location: Local History Room

Genealogical Helper (cont’d as Family History, formerly Family History)

  • Mar. 1976 - 2001 (missing Sept. 1976, May/June 1978, Sept./Oct. 1978, Jan./Feb 1979, Sept./Oct 1983, Jan./Feb. 2001), Nov. 2004 - current (missing July/Aug. 2006), Location: Local History Room

Internet Genealogy

  • Jan. 2008 - current, Location: Local History Room

Kalamazoo Valley Family Newsletter

  • Dec. 1971 - Winter 1984 (missing 1982), Location: Local History Room

Michigan Heritage

  • Fall 1959 - Summer 1972, Location: Local History Room

NGS NewsMagazine (formerly NGS Newsletter)

  • 2000 - current, Location: Local History Room

NGS Newsletter (cont’d as NGS NewsMagazine)

  • Jan. 1989 - 1999, Location: Local History Room

National Genealogical Society Quarterly

  • 1983 - current, 1912 - 1997 on CD-ROM, Location: Local History Room

New England Ancestors (formerly Nexus)

  • 2000 - current, Location: Local History Room

New England Historical and Genealogical Register

  • 1847 - 1982, Microfilm, Location: Tech Center
  • 1847 - current, Location: Local History Room

Nexus (cont’d as New England Ancestors)

  • Feb. 1989 - 1999, Location: Local History Room

Michigan Magazines

Chronicle: Historical Society of Michigan

  • Dec. 1963 - Vol. 2 1993, Location: Local History Room

Chronicle & Newsletter (Historical Society of Michigan)

  • Spring 2002 - current, Location: Local History Room

Great Lakelands (formerly Inside Michigan)

  • Sept. 1959 - Mar. 1961, Location: Local History Room

Inland Seas

  • 1970 - 1989, Spring 2000 - current, Location: Local History Room

Inside Michigan (cont’d as Great Lakelands)

  • July 1951 - Aug. 1959, Location: Local History Room

Jack Pine Warbler

  • Dec. 1956, June - Dec. 1959, Mar. - Sept. 1961, Mar. - Sept. 1962, Mar. - June 1964, Sept. 1972, Mar. - Sept. 1976, Mar. 1977, 1957, 1960, 1963, 1974, Dec. 1989 - current, Location: Local History Room

Michigan Birds and Natural History

  • Oct. 1996 - current, Location: Local History Room

Michigan Historical Review

  • Spring 1986 - current, Location: Local History Room

Michigan History

  • July 1917 - current, Location: Local History Room

Michigan History for Kids

  • Spring 2001 - current, Location: Local History Room

Michigan Hunting & Fishing

  • Feb. 1997 - Nov. 2001, Location: Local History Room

Michigan Woman

  • Aug. 1985 - Feb. 1991, Location: Local History Room

Outstate Business

  • Oct. 1992 - Sept. 1994, Location: Local History Room