My team member David Benson created the search service used in the federated search, a stand-alone Archive search page, and all the necessary glue to automatically direct users back to the intended content after authenticating.
The end result is a great way to tie the archive deeper into the Rolling Stone site, and to provide historical context to a user’s search:
When clicking on an archive link, if not authenticated, you are presented with an upsell/login page.
Once signed in you are then shown the article you clicked on:
Or if you clicked the View All items link, the full archive search, with facet filters and sorting options: