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

New-York Historical Society
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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

Scope and Contents

The Books Group Records include office files from the executive level the group vice president documenting oversight of and major changes and decisions for all departments, offices, and subsidiaries within the Books Groups; newsletters and financial records from the Books and Arts Associates, the group created to monitor investments in foreign publishing companies; samples of the series sent out by the music subscription service Time-Life Records, later renamed Time-Life Music; files on the special project undertaken by Time Inc. to assist in the set up of a educational publisher in Iran; and files from the short-lived club offering travel services.


Organized into five series:

Series I. Group Vice President Files

Series II. Books and Arts Associates Records

Series III. Time-Life Records / Time-Life Music Series

Series IV. Iran Publishing Project Files

Series V. Time-Life Travel Club Records