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Guide to the Time Inc. Corporate Administration Records
1853-2002 (bulk, 1929-1995)
 MS 3009-RG 5

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Holly Deakyne, Samantha Brown, Nora Soto

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on July 16, 2021
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Time, inc.
Title: Time Inc. Corporate Administration Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1853-2002 (bulk, 1929-1995)
Abstract: The Corporate Administration Records contain files from the corporate-level offices and executives of Time Inc. Executives and offices represented include the president, chief executive officer, chairman of the board, and chairman of the executive committee; corporate secretary; the finance division including files from the treasurer and investor relations; executive vice presidents; vice presidents overseeing administration, international, communications, and newspaper acquisitions; and a director of international business. Staff represented include Roy E. Larsen, James A. Linen, Andrew Heiskell, Ralph P. Davidson, Reginald K. Brack, Jr., and Don Logan. Records document corporate strategic planning for Time Inc., corporate filings, investments in terms of Time Inc. shareholders or in regards to employee retirement accounts, and major acquisitions, sales, or mergers including the merger between Time Inc. and Warner Communications creating Time Warner. Records also include executive committee minutes, five-year plans, notary seals, patents owned by Time Inc., early printing agreements, and corporate books or other organizational records from affiliates and subsidiaries of Time Inc.
Quantity: 192.7 Linear feet in 195 record cartons and 3 flat boxes
Location: These materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact manuscripts@nyhistory.org prior to your research visit to coordinate access. Keep in mind that it will take up to (5) business days for collections to arrive, and you should plan your research accordingly.
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS 3009-RG 5
Sponsor: The processing of the Time Inc. Records was made possible by a generous grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.