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Guide to the Time Inc. Time Research Center Files
1919-2015
 MS 3009-RG 13

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Holly Deakyne, Samantha Brown, Melanie Rinehart

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

Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Time Inc. in 2015.

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers with the exception of restricted materials. Restricted materials may include medical records and records with personally identifiable information. Unreformatted digital material in the collection is not accessible. Restricted boxes include R27. Items with preservation issues are also listed as restricted and may be available for use upon request after further Conservation review. These materials are in boxes R20-R22, R28, and 2785. The majority of materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. The index to the microfilm is stored onsite.

Use Restrictions

Taking images of documents from the library collections for reference purposes by using hand-held cameras and in accordance with the library's photography guidelines is encouraged. As an alternative, patrons may request up to 20 images per day from staff.

Application to use images from this collection for publication should be made in writing to: Department of Rights and Reproductions, The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024-5194, rightsandrepro@nyhistory.org. Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 282.

Copyrights and other proprietary rights may subsist in individuals and entities other than the New-York Historical Society, in which case the patron is responsible for securing permission from those parties. For fuller information about rights and reproductions from N-YHS visit: https://www.nyhistory.org/about/rights-reproductions.

Preferred Citation Note

This collection should be cited as Time Inc. Time Research Center Files, MS 3009-RG 13, 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.

Other Finding Aids

The folder list in Series III. Subject Files has been condensed to facilitate ease of use. Please use the condensed finding aid to make box requests. The detailed folder list for Series III. Subject Files is located here.

Processing Information Note

The Bio Files were processed by Melanie Rinehart in 2017 and 2018. The original folders were retained although some documents were transferred to archival containers in instances of overcrowding. Rinehart created the inventory and other descriptive notes for this series.

The Presidents Files were processed by Samantha Brown in 2017 and 2018. The original folders were retained although some documents were transferred to archival containers in instances of overcrowding. Brown created the inventory and other descriptive notes for this series. The name of the series was changed to not cause confusion with official presidential files.

The Subject Files were processed by Brown and Rinehart in 2017 and 2018. The original folders were retained although some documents were transferred to archival containers in instances of overcrowding. Brown and Rinehart created the inventory and Brown created the descriptive notes for this series.

The Microfilm of Time-Life News Service Correspondent Wires was processed by Holly Deakyne in 2019. The original reel boxes were retained when present and loose materials were housed in new enclosures. Deakyne created the inventory and other descriptive notes for this series.

The Administrative Files were processed by Deakyne in 2019. The original folders were retained when present and loose materials were housed in new folders. Deakyne created the inventory and other descriptive notes for this series.

Deakyne wrote the collection-level descriptive notes for the finding aid.