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Guide to the Time Inc. Real Estate Division Records
1960-1980
 MS 3009-RG 23

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Collection processed by Holly Deakyne

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 27, 2019
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Time, inc.
Title: Time Inc. Real Estate Division Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1960-1980
Abstract: The Time Inc. Real Estate Division Records contain files on building and land purchases, construction, and alternations for offices and other facilities of Time Inc. and its subsidiaries.
Quantity: 7 Linear feet in 6 record cartons, 1 flat box
Location: These materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact manuscripts@nyhistory.org prior to your research visit to coordinate access. Keep in mind that it will take up to (5) business days for collections to arrive, and you should plan your research accordingly.
Call Phrase: MS 3009-RG 23
Sponsor: The processing of the Time Inc. Records was made possible by a generous grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.

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Scope and Contents Note

The Time Inc. Real Estate Division Records include files from vice president Peter Hopkins and manager Jerome Justin on building and land purchases, and construction of or alterations to for offices, laboratories, warehouses, and other facilities of Time Inc. and its subsidiaries. Records include blueprints and other technical drawings; invoices; interoffice memoranda; inspection reports; estimates; safety code manuals; feasibility studies; correspondence from construction companies and architects; approval letters listing work done; board meeting minutes regarding construction; bidder lists; and construction specifications. Companies that Time Inc. worked with on building projects include J. Robert Carlton and Associates and Carl M. Geupel Construction Company.

Arrangement Note

Organized alphabetically.

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Access Points

Document Type

  • Corporation records
  • Technical drawings
  • Floor plans
  • Blueprints
  • Organization files

Subject Organizations

  • Time, inc. -- Archives
  • Time, inc. -- Buildings
  • Time, inc. -- History

Subject Topics

  • Real property -- Indiana
  • Real property -- Illinois
  • Real property -- Connecticut
  • Real property -- New York (State)
  • Corporations -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Corporations -- History

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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 privileged attorney correspondence; personnel performance evaluations; contracts and agreements; and records with personally identifiable information. Restricted materials are located in box R11. Materials created within the past 35 years also may be subject to restriction on a case-by-case basis. 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. Real Estate Division Records, MS 3009-RG 23, 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. Additional files on Time Inc. office buildings are in Time Inc. Subject Files (MS 3009-RG 1) and Time Inc. Reference Files (MS 3009-RG 3).

Processing Information Note

The Time Inc. Real Estate Division Records were processed by Holly Deakyne in 2017. When present, the original folders were retained although some documents were transferred to archival containers in instances of overcrowding. The alphabetical arrangement was imposed. Deakyne and Melanie Rinehart created the inventory and other descriptive notes to produce this finding aid.

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Container List

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 764 Folder : 1-2 Chicago: New Building: Approval Letters
1966-1972
Offsite-Box: 764 Folder : 3-6 Chicago: New Building: Change orders
1968-1971
Offsite-Box: 764 Folder : 7 Chicago: New Building: Cafeteria
1968-1969
Offsite-Box: 764 Folder : 8 Chicago: New Building: Contractor selection
1966-1967
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 1 Chicago: New Building: Contractor selection [RESTRICTED]
Offsite-Box: 764 Folder : 9-10 Chicago: New Building: Cost estimating
1967-1969
Offsite-Box: 764 Folder : 11 Chicago: New Building: I.S.D.
1966-1967
Offsite-Box: 764 Folder : 12-13 Chicago: New Building: Job Meetings
1969-1972
Offsite-Box: 764 Folder : 14 Chicago: New Building: Materials handling (DASOL)
1967-1970
Offsite-Box: 764 Folder : 15-16 Chicago: New Building: Miscellaneous: Construction
1967-1971
Offsite-Box: 765 Folder : 1 Chicago: New Building: Mock-up
1967-1968
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 2 Chicago: New Building: Mock-up [RESTRICTED]
Offsite-Box: 765 Folder : 2 Chicago: New Building: Progress report
1969-1972
Offsite-Box: 765 Folder : 3 Chicago: New Building: Schedule
1967
Offsite-Box: 765 Folder : 4 Chicago: New Building: Specifications
1967-1968
Offsite-Box: 765 Folder : 5-7 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: General
1963-1964
Offsite-Box: 765 Folder : 8 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Architect
1965
Offsite-Box: 765 Folder : 9-11 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: The Austin Company
1963
Offsite-Box: 765 Folder : 12 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Bids and prices
1962-1964
Offsite-Box: 765 Folder : 14 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Board memos
1963-1967
Offsite-Box: 765 Folder : 15 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Budgets and forecasts
1969
Offsite-Box: 765 Folder : 16 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Building costs
1963-1964
Offsite-Box: 765 Folder : 17 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Change orders
1964-1965
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 3 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Contract documents and specifications [RESTRICTED]
1964
Offsite-Box: 765 Folder : 18-19 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Construction
1963-1967
Offsite-Box: 765 Folder : 20-25 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Construction payments
1963-1965
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 1 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Construction payments not vouchered by Geupel
1964-1965
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 2 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Construction Payments
1965
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 3 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Cost summary
1963-1964
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 4-5 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Design
1963-1966
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 6 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Drake Startzman revised layout
1963
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 7 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Electrical
1964
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 8 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Financial
1962-1968
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 9 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Fire protection
1963-1968
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 10 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Garbage dump, proposed
1965
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 11-12 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Geupel
1963-1967
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 13 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Geupel contract file
1963-1968
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 4 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Geupel contract file [RESTRICTED]
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 14 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Geupel fee
1963-1965
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 15 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: HVAC
1964-1966
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 16 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Insurance
1963-1967
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 5 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Legal [RESTRICTED]
1963-1966
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 17 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Maps
undated
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 18 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Mechanical
1964
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 19 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Miscellaneous
1963-1966
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 20-21 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Morristown
1966
Offsite-Box: 1481 Folder : 3 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Morristown
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 22-24 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Plans and study drawings
undated
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 25-26 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Plot plans and site plans
1963
Offsite-Box: 1481 Folder : 4 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Plot plans and site plans
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 27 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Publicity
1963-1964
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 28 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Punch List
1964
Offsite-Box: 766 Folder : 29 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Rapistan
1964
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 1 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Samples
1964
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 2 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Schedule
1964
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 3 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Sewer
1966
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 4-7 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Shop drawings
1964
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 8 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Shopping center (proposed)
1965-1966
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 6 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Shopping center (proposed) [RESTRICTED]
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 9 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Sign
1964
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 10 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Warehouse analysis
1963
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 11 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Warehouse property
1965
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 12 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Warehouse (study)
1963
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 13 Indianapolis: Silver Burdett: Zoning
1967-1968
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 14 Mexico: Lomas Verdes
1967
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 15 Silver Burdett: Addition: Advertising
1967
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 16 Silver Burdett: Addition: Board memos
1967-1968
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 17 Silver Burdett: Addition: Bulletins and change orders [FOLDER IN CONSERVATION]
1967-1968
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 18 Silver Burdett: Addition: Census Bureau progress report
1967
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 19 Silver Burdett: Addition: Construction
1967-1968
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 20 Silver Burdett: Addition: Cost Reports
1968-1969
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 21 Silver Burdett: Addition: Design
1967-1968
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 22 Silver Burdett: Addition: Estimates & prices
1967-1968
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 23-24 Silver Burdett: Addition: Fire protection
1967-1969
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 25 Silver Burdett: Addition: Specifications
1967
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 26 Springdale [Connecticut]: Peabody Galion
1970-1971
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 8 Springdale [Connecticut]: Peabody Galion [RESTRICTED]
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 27 Springdale [Connecticut]: Property sold to A&F Builders, Inc.
1965
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 9 Springdale [Connecticut]: Property sold to A&F Builders, Inc. [RESTRICTED]
Offsite-Box: 767 Folder : 28 Springdale [Connecticut]: Sale of property to Donnelley
1968-1969
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 10 Springdale [Connecticut]: Sale of property to Donnelley [RESTRICTED]
Offsite-Box: 768 Folder : 1 Springdale [Connecticut]: 1 Communication Plaza lease
1970-1972
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 11 Springdale [Connecticut]: 1 Communication Plaza lease [RESTRICTED]
Offsite-Box: 768 Folder : 2-3 Springdale [Connecticut]: Lease and relocation
1970
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 12 Springdale [Connecticut]: Lease and relocation [RESTRICTED]
Offsite-Box: 768 Folder : 4 Springdale [Connecticut]: Sale
1970
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 7 Springdale [Connecticut]: Sale [RESTRICTED]
Offsite-Box: 768 Folder : 5-7 Time and Life Building: Amsterdam
1968-1969
Offsite-Box: 768 Folder : 8 Time: Ficker/Wrather
1973-1976
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 13 Time: Ficker/Wrather [RESTRICTED]
Offsite-Box: 768 Folder : 9a Time: Hilton Head: July 24-25
1972
Offsite-Box: 768 Folder : 9b Time: Plaza
1964-1975
Offsite-Box: 768 Folder : 10 Time: Sports Illustrated Resort: Wrather
1973-1974
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 14 Time: Sports Illustrated Resort: Wrather [RESTRICTED]
Offsite-Box: 768 Folder : 11 Time: Rome Building Possibility
1965-1966
Offsite-Box: 768 Folder : 12-13 Time Inc.: Teaneck: Family publications
1966-1975
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 15 Time Inc.: Teaneck: Family publications [RESTRICTED]
Offsite-Box: 768 Folder : 14 Time: Tehran
1975
Offsite-Box: 768 Folder : 15 Time: Upper Saddle River
1972-1974
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 16-17 Time: Upper Saddle River [RESTRICTED]
Offsite-Box: 768 Folder : 16 Time: W.F.T. Incorporation
1974-1975
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 18 Time: W.F.T. Incorporation [RESTRICTED]
Offsite-Box: 768 Folder : 17-18 Washington, D.C.
1965-1966
Offsite-Box: 1481 Folder : 5 Washington, D.C.
Offsite-Box: 769 Folder : 1 WFBM: General
1966-1970
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 19 WFBM: General [RESTRICTED]
Offsite-Box: 769 Folder : 2 WFBM: Studio expansion: Architects
1965
Offsite-Box: 769 Folder : 3 WFBM: Studio expansion: Bids and prices
1965-1966
Offsite-Box: 769 Folder : 4 WFBM: Studio expansion: Contract
1965-1966
Offsite-Box: R11 Folder : 20 WFBM: Studio expansion: Contract [RESTRICTED]
Offsite-Box: 769 Folder : 5 WFBM: Studio expansion: Construction
1964-1967
Offsite-Box: 769 Folder : 6 WFBM: Studio expansion: Design
1965
Offsite-Box: 769 Folder : 7 WFBM: Studio expansion: Mechanical and electrical
1965-1966
Offsite-Box: 769 Folder : 8 WFBM: Studio expansion: Meeting reports
1965-1966
Offsite-Box: 769 Folder : 9-11 WFBM: Studio expansion: Plans
1965-1966
Offsite-Box: 769 Folder : 12 WFBM: Studio expansion: Contract summary
1967

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