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Guide to the Time Inc. Architectural Forum and  House & Home Editorial Records:
Managing Editor Edgar P. Smith Files
 MS 3009-RG 12

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Collection processed by Melanie Rinehart

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 15, 2021
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information


Gift of Time Inc. in 2015.

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers. Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use.

Use Restrictions

This collection is owned by the New-York Historical Society. Although the N-YHS owns this collection as physical property, the donor specifically retains all copyright and all other proprietary rights which may exist. The copyright law of the United States governs the making of photocopies and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials. Unpublished materials created before January 1, 1978 cannot be quoted in publication without permission of the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation Note

This record group should be cited as Time Inc. Architectural Forum and  House & Home Records: Edgar P. Smith Files, MS 3009-RG 12, New-York Historical Society.

Related Archival Materials Note

This finding aid relates to just one record group of the Time Inc. Records. For information about the other record groups and for overall information about the archives, please see the Guide to the Time Inc. Records (MS 3009). The Henry Luce Papers (MS 3014) were acquired with the Time Inc. Records. The collection of books acquired with the records are cataloged as the Time Inc. Reference Library.

Information about the history of Architectural Forum and  House & Home and additional records from these publications can be found in the Time Inc. Subject Files (MS 3009-RG 1) and the Time Inc. Annex Files (MS 3009-RG 39).

Processing Information Note

The Edgar P. Smith Files were processed by Melanie Rinehart in 2017. The original folders were retained although some documents were transferred to archival containers in instances of overcrowding. Rinehart created the inventory, and Holly Deakyne and Rinehart wrote the descriptive notes to produce this finding aid.