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Time Inc. Time Covers
 MS 3009-RG 32

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Collection processed by Holly Deakyne and Melanie Rinehart

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. Time Covers
Dates [inclusive]: 1923-2015
Abstract: The Time Inc. Time Covers contains a chronological run of detached covers.
Quantity: 12 Linear feet in 12 record cartons
Location: These materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact 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 32
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

Time Covers contains a collection of covers removed from the rest of the magazine dating from 1923 through July 2015. Later dates sometimes include the entire magazine. This is a collection created by the Time Inc. Library and Archives.

Arrangement Note

Organized chronologically.

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Access Points

Document Type

  • Corporation records
  • Organization files

Subject Organizations

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

Subject Topics

  • Corporations -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Corporations -- History
  • Corporate libraries -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Publishers and publishing -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Library resources

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Administrative Information


Gift of Time Inc. in 2015.

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers. 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 The copyright law of the United States governs the making of photocopies and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials. Unpublished materials created before January 1, 1978 cannot be quoted in publication without permission of the copyright holder.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. Time Covers, MS 3009-RG 32, 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.

Processing Information Note

Melanie Rinehart transferred the collection into new archival containers in 2017. Holly Deakyne processed four additional cartons in 2018. Rinehart and Deakyne created the inventory and other descriptive notes to produce this finding aid.

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Container List

Container 1     Title Date
Offsite-Box: 667 Time Covers
Offsite-Box: 668 Time Covers
Offsite-Box: 669 Time Covers
Offsite-Box: 670 Time Covers
Offsite-Box: 671 Time Covers
Offsite-Box: 672 Time Covers
Offsite-Box: 673 Time Covers
Offsite-Box: 674 Time Covers
Offsite-Box: 2001 Time Covers
Offsite-Box: 2002 Time Covers
Offsite-Box: 2003 Time Covers
Offsite-Box: 2004 Time Covers

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