Where can I view back issues of National Geographic in NYC?
February 6, 2014 2:15 PM   Subscribe

I'm looking for an article from a National Geographic magazine originally published in 1967. I've checked the New York Public Library catalog but no luck. Any ideas where I can find a copy? Digital or hard copy is fine.
posted by rsk to Media & Arts (7 answers total)
Are you willing to pay twenty dollars?
posted by griphus at 2:21 PM on February 6, 2014

NYPL has them off-site, but you can request the issue.
posted by Ideefixe at 2:25 PM on February 6, 2014

Ideefixe, that's great! I just put in a request. Thank you.
posted by rsk at 2:32 PM on February 6, 2014

NYPL also has access to the digital version, starting in 1959. It is only available on site though.
posted by rockindata at 2:50 PM on February 6, 2014

I've got the complete NG (as of 1999, when I bought it) on CD-ROM. Tell me the article and if the CD still reads I'll see what I can do.
posted by notsnot at 2:57 PM on February 6, 2014 [2 favorites]

I too have the Complete NG, but the newer DVD version. They certainly read ok, let me know which article I'll see what I can do.
posted by Confess, Fletch at 6:12 PM on February 6, 2014 [1 favorite]

Brooklyn Public appears to have it in microfilm as well as onsite... somewhere. I can't do a thing with their catalog but I'd give them a call if one of their branches is convenient to you and you may be able to just walk in and read it.
posted by jessamyn at 6:36 PM on February 6, 2014

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