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Guide to the Time Inc. The March of Time Audiovisual Collection
 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

Scope and Contents

The The March of Time Audiovisual Collection contains videocassettes of episodes and clips of  The March of Time. The majority of tapes were created for use within Time Inc. or for preservation purposes. A small amount include examples of the videocassettes produced for public purchase. Unreformatted audiovisual and digital material in the collection is not accessible.

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.


The record group is arranged into two series:

Series I. Audiovisual Materials for Internal Use

Series II. Commercially Distributed Audiovisual Materials