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

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
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 IX: Newsstand Department Records, 1949-1967. 1.5 Linear feet in 2 record cartons, 1 flat box

Biographical / Historical

According to a memorandum transferring the files to the Time Inc. Archives, these files are part of the Newsstand Department, which was retail sales, with several regarding the Retail Auxilliary Display Program. This program seems to be managed by the Newsstand Department.

Scope and Contents

Newsstand Department Records include materials on the placement and sale of Life from store displays, not subscribers.


Organized alphabetically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 3320 Folder : 1 Archives Transfer Memorandum
Offsite-Box: 3320 Folder : 2 Cover Flap: Bonus Book Offer
Offsite-Box: 3320 Folder : 3 Magazine Merchandising
Offsite-Box: 3320 Folder : 4-5 Newsstand Convention: Photobooks
Offsite-Box: 3320 Item : 1-2 Panorama and Accompanying Poster: "Changing the Way of the Plains"
Offsite-Box: 3320 Folder : 6 Retail Auxiliary Display Program: General
Offsite-Box: 3325 Folder : 6 Retail Auxiliary Display Program: General
Offsite-Box: R56 Retail Auxiliary Display Program: Contracts [RESTRICTED]
Offsite-Box: 3320 Item : 3 Time Capsule

Scope and Contents

Silver cardboard cylinder containing March 1962 issues featuring John Glenn and a letter to Life salesmen.


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