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Monumental Magazines Available Online

Compiled by Peggy B. Perazzo, Stone Quarries and Beyond

Below is a list of monumental magazines that I have found on Google Books and the Internet Archive as of August 1, 2013. I will add more as I find them online. Peggy B. Perazzo


  • American Stone Trade magazine:  (Published by American Stone Trade Company, Chicago, Illinois)
    • American Stone Trade, A Monthly Journal of Memorial Art, Sculpture (Aug. 1913 through July 1914, Vol. 13‎) (Available on Google Books)
    • American Stone Trade, A Monthly Journal of Memorial Art, Sculpture (Aug. 1914 through July 1915, Vol. 14)  (Available on Google Books)
    • American Stone Trade, A Monthly Journal of Memorial Art, Sculpture (Aug. 1915 through July 1916, Vol. ‎15)  (Available on Google Books)
    • American Stone Trade, A Monthly Journal of Memorial Art, Sculpture (Aug. 1916 through July 1917, Vol. ‎16)  (Available on Google Books)
    • American Stone Trade, A Monthly Journal of Memorial Art, Sculpture (Aug. 1917 through July 1918, Vol. ‎17)  (Available on Google Books)
    • American Stone Trade, A Monthly Journal of Memorial Art, Sculpture (Aug. 1918 through July 1919, Vol. 18)  (Available on Google Books)
    • American Stone Trade, A Monthly Journal of Memorial Art, Sculpture (Aug. 1919 through July 1920, Vol. 19)  (Available on Google Books)
    • American Stone Trade, A Monthly Journal of Memorial Art, Sculpture (Aug. 1920 through July 1921, Vol. 20)  (Available on Google Books)
    • American Stone Trade, A Monthly Journal of Memorial Art, Sculpture (Aug. 1921 through July 1922, Vol. 21)  (Available on Google Books)
    • American Stone Trade, A Monthly Journal of Memorial Art, Sculpture (Aug. 1922 through July 1923, Vol. 22-23)  (Available on Google Books)
  • Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen (published by Dan Haslam, St. Cloud, Minnesota)
  • Granite / Granite, Marble, & Bronze Magazine  (Published Monthly in the interests of the Producer, Manufacturer, and Retailer of Granite as used for Monumental or Building Purpose, A. M. Hunt & Co., Publishers, Boston, Massachusetts)

    NOTE:  According to the section “Monumental News-Review Records,” presented on the Aldrich Public Library Guide in their “Guide to the Manuscript Holdings” section: “Monumental News-Review, a trade magazine for the monument industry, was founded in 1889 as Monumental News. In 1939, the magazine bought Granite, Marble, and Bronze and soon after, Monument and Cemetery Review. In 1961 the magazine changed publishers and became the ‘official’ magazine for the American Monument Association. The magazine is still published under the name Stone in America.”

    • Granite  (Jan. through Dec., 1899, Vol. 9)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Granite  (Jan. through Dec., 1900, Vol. 10)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Granite  (Jan. through Dec., 1902, Vol. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Granite (Jan. 1903, Vol. 13, No. 1, through Dec 1903, Vol. 13, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Granite  (Jan. through Dec., 1904, Vol. 14)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Granite Marble & Bronze Magazine  (Jan. through Dec., 1905, Vol. 15)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Granite Marble & Bronze Magazine (Jan. through Dec., 1907, Vol. 17)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Granite Marble & Bronze Magazine  (Jan. through Dec., 1908, Vol. 18)  (Available on Google Books – NOTE: Google books indicates this is for the year 1905, but it is for 1908)
    • Granite Marble & Bronze Magazine – Memorial Art, by Hugo Elliott, Cambridge, Granite, Marble & Bronze, Massachusetts, The Warren Publications Press, 1923.  (The following quotation is from the Forward in this book:  “The material contained in the following pages was first published in monthly installments in Granite Marble & Bronze….”)  (Available on the Internet Archive)
  • The Modern Cemetery AKA Park and Cemetery and Landscape Gardening (Devoted to the advancement of art out-of-doors in the improvement of public grounds and home surroundings, R. J. Haight, Publisher, Chicago, Illinois)
    • The Modern Cemetery / Park and Cemetery and Landscape Gardening  (May 1904, Vol., 14, No. 3, through February 1905, Vol. 14, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Modern Cemetery / Park and Cemetery and Landscape Gardening  (March 1912, Vol. 22 No. 1, through Dec. 1912, Vol. 22, No. 10)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Modern Cemetery / Park and Cemetery and Landscape Gardening  (March 1913, Vol. 23, No. 1 – Dec. 1913, Vol. 23, No. 10)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Modern Cemetery / Park and Cemetery and Landscape Gardening (March 1914, Vol. 24, No. 1 through Jan. 1915, Vol. 24, No. 11)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Modern Cemetery / Park and Cemetery and Landscape (March 1916, Vol. 26, No. 1 through Feb. 1917, Vol. 26, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Modern Cemetery / Park and Cemetery and Landscape Gardening (March 1917, Vol. 27, No. 1 through February 1918, Vol. 27, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Modern Cemetery / Park and Cemetery and Landscape Gardening (March 1918, Vol. 28, No. 1, through Jan. 1919, Vol. 28, No. 11)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Modern Cemetery / Park and Cemetery and Landscape Gardening  (Mar. 1920, Vol. 30, No. 1, through Feb. 1922, Vol. 31, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Modern Cemetery / Park and Cemetery and Landscape Gardening  (Mar. 1922, Vol. 32, No. 1, through Feb. 1924, Vol. 33, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
  • The Monument and Cemetery Review: The Exponent of Art in the Monument Field, October, 1926:  The exponent of art in the monument field (Harry A. Bliss Inc., Publisher, Buffalo, New York)

    NOTE:  According to the section “Monumental News-Review Records,” presented on the Aldrich Public Library Guide in their “Guide to the Manuscript Holdings” section: “Monumental News-Review, a trade magazine for the monument industry, was founded in 1889 as Monumental News. In 1939, the magazine bought Granite, Marble, and Bronze and soon after, Monument and Cemetery Review. In 1961 the magazine changed publishers and became the ‘official’ magazine for the American Monument Association. The magazine is still published under the name Stone in America.”

    • The Monument and Cemetery Review: The Exponent of Art in the Monument Field, October, 1926:  The exponent of art in the monument field (Harry A. Bliss Inc., Publisher, Buffalo, New York)  (Available on our Stone Quarries and Beyond web site)
  • The Monumental News Magazine* (An Illustrated Monthly Monumental Art Journal, R. J. Haight, Editor and Publisher, Chicago, Illinois) (Available on our Stone Quarries and Beyond web site)

    NOTE:  According to the section “Monumental News-Review Records,” presented on the Aldrich Public Library Guide in their “Guide to the Manuscript Holdings” section: “Monumental News-Review, a trade magazine for the monument industry, was founded in 1889 as Monumental News. In 1939, the magazine bought Granite, Marble, and Bronze and soon after, Monument and Cemetery Review. In 1961 the magazine changed publishers and became the ‘official’ magazine for the American Monument Association. The magazine is still published under the name Stone in America.”

    The Monumental News Magazine  (An Illustrated Monthly Monumental Art Journal, R. J. Haight, Editor and Publisher, Chicago, Illinois) (Available on our Stone Quarries and Beyond web site)

    1892 – The Monumental News Magazine – An index of the 1892 issues of The Monumental News is available. The following issues of The Monumental News magazines are available in PDF format:

    1893 – The Monumental News Magazine – The following 1893 issues of The Monumental News magazines are available in PDF format:

    January 1893, Vol. 5, No. 1 Contents
    February 1893, Vol. 5, No. 2 Contents
    March 1893, Vol. 6 (5), No. 3 Contents
    April 1893, Vol. 6 (5), No. 4 Contents
    May 1893, Vol. 6 (5), No. 5 Contents
    June 1893, Vol. 6 (5), No. 6 Contents
    July 1893, Vol. 5, No. 7 Contents
    August 1893, Vol. 5, No. 8 Contents
    September 1893, Vol. 5, No. 9 Contents
    October 1893, Vol. 5, No. 10 Contents
    November 1893, Vol. 5, No. 11 Contents
    December 1893, Vol. 5, No. 12 Contents

    1894 – The Monumental News Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly Monumental Art Journal – The following 1894 issues of The Monumental News magazines are available in PDF format:

    January 1894, Vol. 6, No.
    February 1894, Vol. 6, No. 2
    March 1894, Vol. 6, No. 3
    April 1894, Vol. 6, No. 4
    May 1894, Vol. 6, No. 5
    June 1894, Vol. 6, No. 6
    July 1894, Vol. 6, No. 7
    August 1894, Vol. 6, No. 8
    September 1894, Vol. 6, No. 9
    October 1894, Vol. 6, No. 10
    November 1894, Vol. 6, No. 11
    December 1894, Vol. 6, No. 12.

    (The preceding files are about 11 MB or less. Only the January issue contains a “Contents” section.)

    1895 – The Monumental News Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly Monumental Art Journal – The following 1895 issues of The Monumental News magazines are available in PDF format:

    January 1895, Vol. 7, No. 1 Contents
    February 1895, Vol. 7, No. 2  
    March 1895, Vol. 7, No. 3  
    April 1895, Vol. 7, No. 4 Contents
    May 1895, Vol. 7, No. 5 Contents
    June 1895, Vol. 7, No. 6 Contents
    July 1895, Vol. 7, No. 7 Contents
    August 1895, Vol. 7, No. 8 Contents
    September 1895, Vol. 7, No. 9 Contents
    October 1895, Vol. 7, No. 10 Contents
    November 1895, Vol. 7, No. 11 Contents
    December 1895, Vol. 7, No. 12 Contents

    1896 – The Monumental News Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly Monumental Art Journal – The following 1896 issues of The Monumental News magazines are available in PDF format:

    January 1896, Vol. 8, No. 1 Contents
    February 1896, Vol. 8, No. 2  Contents
    March 1896, Vol. 8, No. 3 Contents
    April 1896, Vol. 8, No. 4 Contents
    May 1896, Vol. 8, No. 5 Contents
    June 1896, Vol. 8, No. 6 Contents
    July 1896, Vol. 8, No. 7 Contents
    August 1896, Vol. 8, No. 8 Contents
    September 1896, Vol. 8, No. 9 Contents
    October 1896, Vol. 8, No. 10 Contents
    November 1896, Vol. 8, No. 11 Contents
    December 1896, Vol. 8, No. 12 Contents
  • The Reporter, Devoted to the Granite and Marble Monumental Trade (Published by Nichols & Co., Chicago, Illinois)
    • The Reporter, Devoted to the Granite and Marble Monumental Trade (Jan. 1900, Vol. 33, No. 1 through Dec. 1900, Vol. 33, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Reporter, Devoted to the Granite and Marble Monumental Trade (Jan. 1901, Vol. 34, No. 1, through Dec. 1901, Vol. 34, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Reporter, Devoted to the Granite and Marble Monumental Trade (Jan. 1902, Vol. 35, No. 2, through Dec. 1902, Vol. 35, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Reporter, Devoted to the Granite and Marble Monumental Trade (Jan. 1903, Vol. 36, No. 1, through Dec. 1903, Vol. 36, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Reporter, Devoted to the Granite and Marble Monumental Trade (Jan. 1905, Vol. 38, No. 1, through Dec. 1905, Vol. 38, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Reporter, Devoted to the Granite and Marble Monumental Trade (Jan. 1906, Vol. 39, No. 1, through Dec. 1906, Vol. 39, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Reporter, Devoted to the Granite and Marble Monumental Trade (Jan. 1908, Vol. 41, No. 1, through Dec. 1908, Vol. 41, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Reporter, Devoted to the Granite and Marble Monumental Trade (Jan. 1909, Vol. 42, No. 1, through Dec. 1909, Vol. 42, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Reporter, Devoted to the Granite and Marble Monumental Trade (Jan. 1910, Vol. 43, No. 1, through Dec. 1910, Vol. 43, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Reporter, Devoted to the Granite and Marble Monumental Trade (Jan. 1911, Vol. 44, No. 1, through Dec. 1911, Vol. 44, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Reporter, Devoted to the Granite and Marble Monumental Trade (Jan. 1912, Vol. 45, No. 1, through Dec. 1912, Vol.  45, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Reporter, Devoted to the Granite and Marble Monumental Trade (Jan. 1914, Vol. 47, No. 1, through Dec. 1914)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Reporter, Devoted to the Granite and Marble Monumental Trade (Jan. through Dec. 1915, Vol. 48)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Reporter, Devoted to the Granite and Marble Monumental Trade (Jan. 1917 through July 1918, Vol. 50-51)  (Available on Google Books)
  • Southwest Contractor and Manufacturer Magazine, Southwest Publishing Co., Los Angeles, CA  (Includes all or portions of the issues in each volume)
  • Stone:  An Illustrated Magazine(Stone: A journal for producers, workers, and users of Stone, Marble, and Granite, The D. H. Ranck Publishing Co., Indianapolis, Indiana)
    • Stone:  An Illustrated Magazine (some indexed issues from 1895 through 1928) (Available on our Stone Quarries and Beyond web site)
    • Stone:  an Illustrated Magazine, Stone Marble and Granite  (Includes all or portions of the May, June, July, Oct., Nov., Dec. 1888 through February 1889, Vol. I)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Stone:  An Illustrated Magazine (Includes all or portions of May, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov., Dec. 1889; Jan., Feb., Mar., Apr., 1890, Vol. 2)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Stone: An Illustrated Magazine (May June, Sept., 1891, Vol. 4, No. 1)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Stone: An Illustrated Magazine (July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov., Dec. 1892 Jan., Feb., Mar., Apr., May, June 1892, Vol. 5, No. 1)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Stone: An Illustrated Magazine (Jan., Feb., Mar., Apr., May, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov., Dec., 1893 issue, Vol. 6)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Stone: An Illustrated Magazine (December 1895, Vol. 12, No. 1)
    • Stone: An Illustrated Magazine  (Dec. 1896, Jan., Feb., Mar., Apr., May 1897, Vol. 14)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Stone: An Illustrated Magazine  (June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov. 1897, Vol. 15)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Stone: An Illustrated Magazine   (Dec. 1897, Jan., Feb., Mar., Apr., May 1898, Vol. 16)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Stone: An Illustrated Magazine  (June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov. 1898, Vol. 17, No. 1)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Stone: An Illustrated Magazine   (June through Dec. 1898 through May 1899, Vol. 18, No. 7)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Stone: An Illustrated Magazine   (Jan., Feb., Mar., Apr., May, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov., Dec. 1899, Vol. 19)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Stone: An Illustrated Magazine  (Jan., Feb., Mar., Apr., May, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov., Dec. 1902, Vol. 24)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Stone: An Illustrated Magazine  (June through Dec., 1907, Jan. through May 1908, Vol. 28)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Stone: An Illustrated Magazine  1909 (June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov., Dec 1908
      Jan., Feb., Mar., Apr., May 1909, Vol. 29)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Stone: An Illustrated Magazine  (Jan. through Dec. 1916, Vol. 37, No. 1)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Stone: An Illustrated Magazine  (Jan., Feb., Mar., Apr., May, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov., Dec. 1918, Vol. 39)  (Available on Google Books)
    • Stone: An Illustrated Magazine  Jan., Feb., Mar., Apr., May, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov., Dec. 1919, Vol. 40, No. 1)  (Available on Google Books)
  • The Stone Cutter’s Journal:  (Journeymen Stone Cutters’ Association of North America, Issued monthly at Indianapolis, Indiana.  Organized 1855.  Affiliated with the American Federation of Labor, Building Trades Department, Division Trades of Congress)
    • The Stone Cutters’ Journal  (Jan. 1914, Vol. 29, No. 1 through Dec. 1915, Vol. 30, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Stone Cutters’ Journal  (Jan. 1919, Vol. 34, No. 1 through Dec. 1921, Vol. 36, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)
    • The Stone Cutters’ Journal,  (Jan. 1922, Vol. 37, No. 1 through Dec. 1924, Vol. 39, No. 12)  (Available on Google Books)

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