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Guide to the Time Inc. Magazine Development Group Records
1967-1987, 2003
 MS 3009-RG 40

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400


New-York Historical Society

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Series I.B.7. 1973 to 1978 Business and Publishing: Business Office General Files, 1967-1978. 2.5 Linear feet in 3 record cartons

Scope and Contents

Mainly records from general managers Winston Cox and Deane Raley as well as Raley's secretary Donna Vecchio regarding reviving Life along with business files for publishing  Life Special Reports. Includes files from  Life general manager John Watters on earlier specials. Records focus on advertising, circulation, distribution, finances, and publicity.

One Day in the Life of America includes a folder called "Kunhardt file" which includes editorial material such as cable reports, daily notes, ideas from reporters, photograph ideas, and ideas from outsiders including senators. Possibly Kunhardt shared this material with the business side for reference.

Arrangement

Organized alphabetically. Life Special Reports have general files in front followed by magazine issue files organized by date of publication.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 8 Life: Best of Life
1973
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 9 Life: Life History of the U.S.
1974
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 10 Life: Permissions
1973
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 11 Life: Special Projects
1975
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 12 Life: Use of Logo
1974
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 13 Life: Village Voice Article [empty]
circa 1977
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 14 Life: Watergate
1973
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 15 Life Special Reports: General
1974-1975
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 16 Life Special Reports: One Shot Future Ideas
1973-1974
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 17 Life Special Reports: One Shot Title Research
1973
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 18 Life Special Reports: Operating Statements
1974-1977
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 19 Life Special Reports: Orders Sent and Receipts of Payment
1978
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 20 Life Special Reports: Single Copy Orders
1977-1978
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 21 Life Special Reports: To Be Billed
1978
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 22 Life Special Reports: Term Project
1974
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 23 Life Special Reports:  Israel's Swift Victory (John Watter files)
1967-1968
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 24 Life Special Reports:  The Kennedys (John Watter files)
1968
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 25 Life Special Reports:  Woodstock (John Watter files)
1969
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 26 Life Special Reports:  To the Moon and Back (John Watter files)
1969-1970
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 27-35 Life Special Reports:  The Spirit of Israel
1973
Offsite-Box: 3736 Folder : 36-44 Life Special Reports:  Year in Pictures 1973
1973-1974
Offsite-Box: 3737 Folder : 1-5 Life Special Reports:  Year in Pictures 1973
1973-1974
Offsite-Box: 3737 Folder : 6-19 Life Special Reports:  One Day in the Life of America
1974-1975
Offsite-Box: 3737 Folder : 20-26 Life Special Reports:  Year in Pictures (1974)
1974-1975
Offsite-Box: 3737 Folder : 27-40 Life Special Reports:  Bicentennial Issue: The 100 Events That Shaped America
1974-1976
Offsite-Box: 3738 Folder : 1-8 Life Special Reports:  Bicentennial Issue: The 100 Events That Shaped America
1975
Offsite-Box: 3738 Folder : 9-14 Life Special Reports:  Year in Pictures (1975)
1975
Offsite-Box: 3738 Folder : 15-17 Life Special Reports:  Remarkable American Women
1975-1977
Offsite-Box: 3738 Folder : 18-19 Life Special Reports:  Year in Pictures (1976)
1976-1977
Offsite-Box: 3738 Folder : 20 Life Special Reports:  Year in Pictures (1977)
1977

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