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Guide to the Time Inc. Life Publishing and Business Records
 MS 3009-RG 26

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Samantha Brown and Holly Deakyne

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

Container List

Series VI. Marketing and Sales Files, 1967, circa 1986. 1.55 Linear feet in 1 record carton, 1 flat box

Scope and Contents

The Marketing and Sales Files consists of two binders. The "Facts of Life" binder contains memoranda and reports sent to Sam Wilson, a salesman, and includes data about circulation, audiences, subscribers, newsstand sales, advertising pages and revenues, rates, and production. These records seem to relate more to sales of the magazine rather than sales of advertising although it could be about ad sales. The materials in the binder have been rehoused in folders, and the binder cover retained separately.

The 1967 binder does not have a title, but includes information about Life's editorial aims and examples of the materials in  Life. It looks like these were used to market the magazine.


Organized alphabetically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 3035 Folder : 6-10 "Facts of Life" Papers
circa 1986
Offsite-Box: 3036 "Facts of Life" Binder Cover
circa 1986
Offsite-Box: 3040 Folder : 1 Life Editorial Aims, Communication, and Advertising

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