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Guide to the Time Inc. Postal Rates Records
1949-1978 (bulk, 1969-1978
 MS 3009-RG 57

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Collection processed by Allen Thomas

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 06, 2021
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Time, inc.
Title: Time Inc. Postal Rates Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1949-1978 (bulk, 1969-1978)
Abstract: When postal rates or other aspects of law governing postal delivery were changed, or may be changed, in ways Time Inc. found unfavorable, it advocated for its position with Congress and the public. This collection contains information used in those activities such as bills put before Congress on the topic of postal rates and law, correspondence between people within Time Inc. and with members of Congress, proceedings of the Postal Commission including witness testimony, reports on the costs of postal delivery, and examples of Time Inc.'s direct mail marketing.
Quantity: 17 Linear feet in 16 record cartons
Location: These materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact manuscripts@nyhistory.org prior to your research visit to coordinate access. Keep in mind that it will take up to five (5) business days for collections to arrive, and you should plan your research accordingly.
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS 3009-RG 57
Sponsor: The processing of the Time Inc. Records was made possible by a generous grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.