Print / View Finding Aid as Single Page

New-York Historical Society logo

Guide to the Time Inc. Books Group
1963-1988, 2015
 MS 3009-RG 28

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Holly Deakyne and Samantha Brown

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on July 27, 2020
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Time, inc.
Title: Time Inc. Books Group Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1963-1988, 2015
Abstract: The Book Division formed out of the Life Book Division in 1961 and was later renamed Time-Life Books. While Time-Life Books was Time Inc.'s main imprint and book publishing department, Time Inc. owned several other book publishing, subscription, or direct marketing ventures and companies including Little, Brown and Company and the Book-of-the-Month Club prompting the creation of an executive oversight group. The Books Group Records include office files from the group vice president documenting major changes and decisions for all departments, offices, and subsidiaries within the Books Groups; records from the Books and Arts Associates; samples of series from Time-Life Records, later renamed Time-Life Music; files on the Iran Publishing Project; and files from the Time-Life Travel Club.
Quantity: 27.75 Linear feet in 29 record cartons and 1 flat box
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS 3009-RG 28
Sponsor: The processing of the Time Inc. Records was made possible by a generous grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.