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Guide to the Time Inc. Corporate Editorial Records
1944-2003 (bulk 1959-1994)
 MS 3009-RG 6

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


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Holly Deakyne

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 28, 2021
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Time Inc. in 2015.

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers with the exception of restricted materials. Restricted materials may include privileged attorney correspondence; student records; medical records; personnel performance evaluations; contracts and agreements; records with personally identifiable information; and sealed court records. Restricted materials are located in boxes R9, R10, R12-R14, R17-R19, and R23. Materials created within the past 35 years also may be subject to restriction on a case-by-case basis.

Unreformatted audiovisual and digital material in the collection is not accessible.

Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use.

Use Restrictions

Taking images of documents from the library collections for reference purposes by using hand-held cameras and in accordance with the library's photography guidelines is encouraged. As an alternative, patrons may request up to 20 images per day from staff.

Application to use images from this collection for publication should be made in writing to: Department of Rights and Reproductions, The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024-5194, rightsandrepro@nyhistory.org. Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 282.

Copyrights and other proprietary rights may subsist in individuals and entities other than the New-York Historical Society, in which case the patron is responsible for securing permission from those parties. For fuller information about rights and reproductions from N-YHS visit: https://www.nyhistory.org/about/rights-reproductions.

Preferred Citation Note

This record group should be cited as Time Inc. Corporate Editorial Records, MS 3009-RG 6, 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.

Related records outside of the New-York Historical Society include:

Hedley Donovan papers, University Archives, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

Henry A. Grunwald papers, Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C., https://lccn.loc.gov/mm2005085225.

Processing Information Note

The Editor-in-Chief Hedley Donovan Files were processed by Holly Deakyne in 2017. The Personal subseries was processed in 2018. When present, the original folders were retained although some documents were transferred to archival containers in instances of overcrowding. Deakyne, Samantha Brown, and Melanie Rinehart created the inventory, and Deakyne created the descriptive notes for this series.

The Editor-in-Chief Henry Anatole Grunwald Files were processed by Deakyne in 2017. When present, the original folders were retained although some documents were transferred to archival containers in instances of overcrowding or when rehousing A-Z accordion files or binders. Binder covers were separated from the binder contents for housing purposes. Archival transfer forms were removed from the front of the transferred records and grouped together in a series. Deakyne created the inventory and other descriptive notes for this series. Deakyne processed additions to the General Correspondence in 2021 adding files from 1961-1962 and 1980.

The Editor-in-Chief Jason McManus Files were processed by Deakyne in 2017. When present, the original folders were retained although some documents were transferred to archival containers in instances of overcrowding. Archival transfer forms were removed from the front of the transferred records and grouped in a folder at the end of Subseries I.C.3. Order was imposed upon Subseries I.C.3. Deakyne created the inventory and other descriptive notes for this series.

The Editorial Director Ralph Graves Files: Office Files were processed by Deakyne in 2017. Books and Binders were processed in 2019 by Deakyne. The original folders were retained although some documents were transferred to archival containers in instances of overcrowding. Arrangement was imposed as there was no discernable original order. Deakyne created the inventory and other descriptive notes for this series. Boxes 2096-2098 of the Office Files were discovered and processed in 2018 by Deakyne.

The Editorial Director Gerald Korn Files were processed by Deakyne in 2018. The original folders were retained. Arrangement was determined by the original organizational scheme and refined. Deakyne created the inventory and descriptive notes for this series.

The Editorial Director Robert Lubar Files were processed by Deakyne in 2018. The original folders were retained. Arrangement was determined by the original organizational scheme and refined. Deakyne created the inventory and descriptive notes for this series.

The Editorial Director Ray Cave Files were initially processed by Rinehart in 2017. Brown made additions in 2017. The original folders were retained although some documents were transferred to archival containers in instances of overcrowding. Deakyne made revisions in 2017. The records were organized into subseries based on the original groupings of folders. Arrangement was determined by the original organizational schemes and refined. Rinehart, Brown, and Deakyne created the inventory, and Deakyne created the descriptive notes for this series. Boxes 2098-2099, 2593-2594, and 2679-2680 were discovered and processed in 2018 by Deakyne.

The Editorial Director Richard B. Stolley Files were initially processed by Brown in 2017. The original folders were retained although some documents were transferred to archival containers in instances of overcrowding or when removed from hanging folders. Deakyne made revisions in 2017. Arrangement was imposed upon Subseries II.E.1. and Subseries II.E.2. Brown and Deakyne created the inventory, and Deakyne created the descriptive notes for this series.

The Editorial Director General Files were initially processed by Brown in 2017. Brown created the inventory, and Deakyne created other descriptive notes for this series.

The Corporate Editor Jason McManus Files were processed by Deakyne in 2017. When present, the original folders were retained although some documents were transferred to archival containers in instances of overcrowding. Deakyne created the inventory and other descriptive notes for this series.

The Corporate Editor Gilbert Rogin Files were processed by Deakyne in 2017. When present, the original folders were retained although some documents were transferred to archival containers in instances of overcrowding. Deakyne created the inventory and other descriptive notes for this series.

The Corporate Editor James R. Gaines Files were processed by Brown in 2017. The records were rehoused from hanging folders, and the original titles recorded. Deakyne created the inventory and other descriptive notes for this series.

The Assistant Corporate Editor David Maness Files were processed by Brown in 2017. When present, the original folders were retained although some documents were transferred to archival containers in instances of overcrowding or when removed from hanging folders. The records were originally in two separate semi-alphabetical groups with similar topics and dates that were combined into one group. Brown created the inventory and other descriptive notes for this series.

The Special Assistant to the Editor-in-Chief Gilbert Rogin Files were processed by Deakyne in 2017. When present, the original folders were retained although some documents were transferred to archival containers in instances of overcrowding. Deakyne created the inventory and other descriptive notes for this series.

The Special Assistant to the Editor-in-Chief Marshall Loeb Files were processed by Brown in 2017 and further by Deakyne in 2019. When present and in good condition, the original folders were retained although some documents were transferred to new archival containers. Deakyne created the inventory and other descriptive notes for this series.

The Development Editor Isolde Motley Dead Magazine Proposal Files were processed by Deakyne in 2020. When present and in good condition, the original folders were retained although some documents were transferred to new archival containers. Deakyne created the inventory and other descriptive notes for this series.