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Guide to the Time Inc. People Publishing and Business Records
 MS 3009-RG 27

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Melanie Rinehart and Holly Deakyne

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on July 08, 2021
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Scope and Contents

The People Publishing and Business Records contain records from offices and staff from the publishing and business side of the magazine, not the editorial side. Staff represented include Publisher Richard Durrell, Assistant Publisher Charlotte Schiff-Jones, Associate Consumer Marketing Director John Hartig, Director of Marketing Services Chuck Lund, and Magazine Development Group Marketing Director Mal Ochs. Records include correspondence, memorandum, advertising and marketing records, poll results, statistical computer analysis reports, convention information,  People magazine development materials, and information on the short-lived 1978 Time-Life Films  People television series. Includes records from when  People operated under the Magazine Development Group before becoming its own department.

Arrangement Note

The record group is currently organized in six series:

Series I. Publisher Richard Durrell Files

Series II. Assistant Publisher Charlotte Schiff-Jones Files

Series III. Marketing Files

Series IV. Advertising Files

Series V. Public Affairs Records

Series VI. General Files