Update, the predecessor of South Florida History and HM magazines, was published by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida from 1973 through 1988. The issues contain articles about the museum and about South Florida, especially Miami-Dade County. Writers included local historians Thelma Peters and Jean Taylor.

What’s Online

All issues of Update have gone out-of-print. The following pages contain tables of contents for the issues, with links to pdfs of the magazines. Browse the contents pages to find articles and issues of interest.

Locating Printed Copies

Issues are available for browsing in the Archives & Research Center and local public libraries. Some issues may be purchased at the museum store; call 305-375-1492 to inquire about available issues.

Rights and Reproduction

The contents of Update are copyrighted by the Historical Association of Southern Florida. All rights are reserved. Reprint of material is encouraged, however; written permission from the Association is required. Downloading of excerpts on the museum's web site for personal use is also encouraged.