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Guide to the Time Inc. Entertainment Weekly Task Force Records
1986-1988 (bulk 1988)
 MS 3009-RG 59

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Collection processed by Allen Thomas

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on July 30, 2021
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Time, inc.
Title: Time Inc. Entertainment Weekly Task Force records
Dates [inclusive]: 1986-1988 (bulk 1988)
Abstract: Time Inc. studied the concept of what became Entertainment Weekly for years before actually publishing the magazine. A Task Force on  Entertainment Weekly was formed to study every aspect of the proposed magazine including editorial direction and content, projections on advertising and circulation, and to perform direct-mail tests to gauge consumer interest in the magazine.
Quantity: 2 Linear feet in 2 record cartons
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Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS 3009-RG 59
Sponsor: The processing of the Time Inc. Records was made possible by a generous grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.