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Guide to the Time Inc. The March of Time Audiovisual Collection
1979-1995
 MS 3009-RG 15

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Collection processed by Samantha Brown

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on February 09, 2021
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Gift of Time Inc. in 2015.

Conditions Governing Access

Unreformatted audiovisual and digital material in the collection are not accessible. As the entire collection is audiovisual, it is all restricted at this time. Materials are stored offsite.

Conditions Governing Use

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 The copyright law of the United States governs the making of photocopies and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials. Unpublished materials created before January 1, 1978 cannot be quoted in publication without permission of the copyright holder.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

This collection should be cited as Time Inc. The March of Time Audiovisual Collection, MS 3009-RG 15, New-York Historical Society.

Related Materials

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.

The majority of records from The March of Time along with the material regarding its history can be found in the Time Inc. Subject Files (MS 3009-RG 1) and Time Inc. Annex Files (MS 3009-RG 39). The Annex Files include scripts from the radio program, newsreels, and movie specials.

Processing Information

The Time Inc. The March of Time Audiovisual Collection was processed by Samantha Brown in 2018. Brown created the inventory and other descriptive notes for the record group. Series were created based on the original groups of materials. Within series, materials were arranged in their original order. If no order was present then an order was imposed. Some records were removed and reorganized into RG 39 in 2019.