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Guide to the Time Inc. Bio Files
1907-2015 (bulk 1933-1992)
 MS 3009-RG 2

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, and Melanie Rinehart

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on March 05, 2021 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information


Gift from Time Inc. in 2015.

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers with the exception of restricted materials. Restricted materials may include privileged attorney correspondence; student records; medical records; personnel performance evaluations; contracts and agreements; and records with personally identifiable information. Unreformatted audiovisual and digital material in the collection is not accessible. Restricted materials are located in boxes R1 to R3. The majority of materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use.

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, 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:

Preferred Citation Note

This record group should be cited as Time Inc. Bio Files, MS 3009-RG 2, 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. These papers include Luce's name files and may duplicate people represented in the Bio Files. The collection of books acquired with the records are cataloged as the Time Inc. Reference Library.

Processing Information Note

The Bio Files were processed in 2016 by Holly Deakyne and Melanie Rinehart. The original folders were retained although some documents were transferred to archival containers in instances of overcrowding. Rinehart and Samantha Brown created the inventory, and Deakyne created other descriptive notes to produce this finding aid.