The 9/11 Archive.
The 9/11 Archive
The 9/11 Archive

The 9/11 Archive

New York, NY; Michigan: The New York Times Co.; Newsweek; Time Inc. et al. 2001-2014. First Printings. Loose Folded Sheets; Stapled Wrappers; Single Sheets. As we reach the twentieth anniversary of the sudden terror attacks on the USA which occurred on September 11 of 2001, universally shorthanded to the stark date of "9/11," we present a contemporary archive of journalism, images & commentary from the immediate blinding flash, fallout & aftermath of one of the most catastrophic & consequential days in American- & World- History. At the heart of our collection is each & every complete issue of the New York Times from September 12, 2001 (with the iconic "U.S. ATTACKED" front page headline) through January 6, 2002- 117 complete issues in which the events, the responses to them & their consequences unfold over nearly four months- contemporary dispatches from "Ground Zero" itself- Manhattan- & the nation's "Newspaper of Record." Also in this comprehensive archive of history-in-the-making: *Various complete Michigan newspapers with their earliest reports including seven contiguous issues of the Ann Arbor News from 9/11 itself through 9/17/01 (total of 13 items). *Newsweek Magazine- each complete weekly number from 9/17-12/31/01 including several commemorative issues, & a vintage print-out article from January 2002 (total of 19 items). *Time Magazine- each complete contiguous number from 9/17-11/26/01; plus 12/10/01 issue with cover story on the death of Beatle George Harrison, the 12/31/01 issue with cover story "Last Days of the Taliban" (now wincingly ironic to say the least), & the 12/31/01 issue with cover story on then-Heroic NYC Mayor Rudolph Giuliani (total of 14 items). *Various magazines & special publications over several months following 9/11, including the somber 9/24/01 number of The New Yorker with its black-on-black silhouettes of the Twin Towers on front cover; issues closest to 9/11 of New York Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Esquire, Vanity Fair & others; a comic-graphic tribute; & even an evangelical pamphlet warning of "Eternal Security At Risk." (total of 9 items). *A variety of mostly single issues of NYC, Michigan & national magazines & newspapers which commemorate the first anniversary of 9/11 during September 2002, including a lead-up Newsweek issue of 5/27/02 & five contiguous NYT issues of 9/8-12/02. (total of 14 items). *Various complete single issues of NYC & Michigan newspapers commemorating the fifth anniversary of 9/11 during September 2006 (total of 4 items). *Complete single issues of various NYC & Michigan newspapers, plus one issue of Newsweek, all reporting on the killing of Osama Bin Laden, the murderer-mastermind of 9/11, during May 2011 (total of 6 items). *Complete single numbers of newspapers & magazines commemorating the tenth anniversary of 9/11 including the NYT issue of 9/11/11 (total of 3 items). *Two groups of extensive clippings, mostly from the NYT, including a few complete sections & Sunday magazines. First group dated 1/13/02-3/23/05; second group dated 5/1/05-5/18/14. A total of 201 items (counting the two groups of clippings as single lots) comprise this archive. A university library, a historian in need of contemporary primary research material, or simply a devoted collector, would all find our 9/11 archive a deep & profound resource. All items in at least fine- mostly very fine- condition. Please inquire about further images, details, particular issues or with any questions. This archive consists of up to eight boxes, & significant shipping charges will be required. If purchaser is quite nearby us in Ann Arbor, we can arrange for hand-delivery of the archive. Fine- Very Fine. [Item #4626]

Price: $2,000.00