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Guide to the Time Inc. Time Editorial Records
1937-2009
 MS 3009-RG 7

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


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Holly Deakyne, Melanie Rinehart, and Samantha Brown

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

Container List

Series I.B. Managing Editor James R. Gaines Files, 1992-1996. 3 Linear feet in 3 record cartons

Biographical Note

James R. Gaines joined Time as the Managing Editor in 1992 after holding editorial positions at  People and  Life. While in this role, Gaines served on the Online Steering Committee Educational Task Force. By January 1996, Gaines was promoted to Corporate Editor of Time Inc., a position he held until January 1997.

Scope and Contents Note

The James R. Gaines Files include office files from his tenure as Managing Editor of Time and audiovisual material donated to the Time Inc. Archive by Gaines.

Arrangement Note

The materials in this series are arranged into two subseries:

Subseries I.B.1. Office Files

Subseries I.B.2. Audiovisual

Subseries I.B.1. Office Files, 1992-1996. 0.5 Linear feet in 1 record carton

Scope and Contents

The Office Files primarily focus on James R. Gaines's tenure as Managing Editor of Time with a limited amount of materials related to his work as a member of the Time Inc. Online Steering Committee. Materials include article and magazine proposals, magazine dummies, quarterly reports on Time Digital, overviews and summaries of meetings, sales and usage reports, market evaluation and strategic assessment reports, budget reports, press releases, and correspondence and memoranda. Subjects discussed include the creation of new products, editorial decisions, magazine launches, project pitches, joint ventures with outside organizations, and staffing changes.

Arrangement

Organized alphabetically with the file transfer memo at the front.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 775 Folder : 1 File Transfer Memorandum
1996
Offsite-Box: 775 Folder : 2-3 America Online
1993-1994
Offsite-Box: 775 Folder : 4 America Online Newswatch Reports
1995
Offsite-Box: 775 Folder : 5 Capitol Hill Project
1994
Offsite-Box: 775 Folder : 6 Daily Doodle
1994
Offsite-Box: 775 Folder : 7-8 Digital Quarterly /  Time Digital
1994-1995
Offsite-Box: 775 Folder : 9 News on Demand Memoranda
1994
Offsite-Box: 775 Folder : 10-13 Time for Kids
1992-1995
Offsite-Box: 775 Folder : 14 Time for Kids: Covers
1994
Offsite-Box: 775 Folder : 15 Time for Kids: Prototype
1994
Offsite-Box: 775 Folder : 16 Time for Kids: Survey Results
1995
Offsite-Box: 775 Folder : 17 Time Japan
1993
Offsite-Box: R39 Time Japan [RESTRICTED]

Subseries I.B.2. Audiovisual, 1993, undated. 2 Linear feet in 2 record cartons

Scope and Contents Note

The Audiovisual subseries contains videocassettes, audiocassettes, and one audiotape reel donated to the Time Inc. Archive by Gaines. The subject of many of the tapes is INTV, an unknown abbreviation. Other subjects related to the work that Gaines did as Managing Editor of Time as well as music from "10-10 Wins," a radio show produced by CBS radio.

Unreformatted audiovisual material in the collection is not accessible.

Arrangement Note

Organized chronologically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 2591 Folder : 1 Archives Transfer Forms
2005
Offsite-Box: 2591 Item : 1 1993 February 19: 1 audiocassette : analog, 1/8 in. tape. On container: "From Jim Gaines; Time Inc. 2/19/93; 1010 Wins; Radio Music."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2591 Item : 2 1993 March 16: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP). On container: "#1 3-16-93; Jim Gaines-Editors; CH 1 Wireless-Interference-Bad; Ch 2 Boom." On label: "#1 3-16-93 Jim Gaines -Editors CH1 Wireless - Interference CH2 Boom."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2591 Item : 3 1993 March 16: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP). On container: "101 IN. A2 (cu) 3-16-93; Jim Gaines INTV; CH 1 & 3 Parallel." On label: "A2 (cu) 3-16-93 Jim Gaines INTV CH 1&3 parallel."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2591 Item : 4 1993 March 16: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP). On container: "201 IN. A3 (cu) 3-16-93; Jim Gaines INTV; CH 1 & 3 Parallel." On label: "A3 (cu) 3-16-93; Jim Gaines INTV; CH 1 & 3 Parallel."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2591 Item : 5 1993 March 16: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP). On container: "301 IN. A4 (cu) 3-16-93; Jim Gaines INTV; CH 1 & 3 Parallel." On label: "A4 (cu) 3-16-93; Jim Gaines INTV; CH 1 & 3 Parallel."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2591 Item : 6 1993 March 16: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP). On container: "#5 3-16-93; Jim Gaines – Wild Sound." On label: "#5 3-16-93. Wild Sound. Jim Gaines."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2591 Item : 7 1993 March 16: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP). On container: "IB 101B. B2 (ws) 3-16-93; Jim Gaines INTV; CH 1 & 3." On label: "3-16-93 B2 Jim Gaines INTV CH 1&3."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2591 Item : 8 1993 March 16: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP). On container: "IB 201B. B3 (ws) 3-16-93; Jim Gaines INTV; Ch 1 & 3." On label: "B3 (ws) 3-16-93; Jim Gaines INTV; Ch 1 & 3."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2591 Item : 9 1993 March 16: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP). On container: "IB 301B. B4 3-16-93; Jim Gaines INTV; CH 1 & 3 Parallel." On label: "3-16-93; B4; Jim Gaines INTV; CH 1 & 3 Parallel."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2591 Item : 10 1993 March 16: 1 videocassette (U-matic): 3/4 in. On container: "Jim Gaines INTV; 3-16-93; Tape #1; Includes Tapes A2 (cu) & A3 (cu); Audio CH1 & Ch2." On label: "Jim Gaines INTV; 3-16-93; Tape #1; Includes Tapes A2 (cu) & A3 (cu); Audio CH1 & Ch2."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2591 Item : 11 1993 March 16: 1 videocassette (U-matic): 3/4 in. On container: "Jim Gaines INTV, 3-16-93; Tape #2; Includes Tapes A4 & B2 (ws); Audio CH 1 & 2." On label: "Jim Gaines INTV, 3-16-93; Tape #2; Includes Tapes A4 & B2 (ws); Audio CH 1 & 2."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2591 Item : 12 1993 March 16: 1 videocassette (U-matic): 3/4 in. On container: "Jim Gaines INTV; 3-16-93; Tape #3; Includes B3 (ws) & B4; Audio CH 1 & 2." On label: "Jim Gaines INTV; 3-16-93; Tape #3; Includes B3 (ws) & B4; Audio CH 1 & 2."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2591 Item : 13 1993 March 16: 1 videocassette (U-matic): 3/4 in. On container: "Jim Gaines; Editor; Wild Sound; 3-16-93; Tape #4; Includes tapes 1 & 5; CH1 Wireless Interference-Bad, CH 2 Bloom." On label: "Jim Gaines; Editor; Wild Sound; 3-16-93; Tape #4; Includes tapes 1 & 5; CH1 Wireless Interference-Bad, CH 2 Bloom."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2592 Item : 1 1993 March 25: 1 videocassette (U-matic): 3/4 in. Partial container label: "Fallon McElligott. 3/25/93. Time Magazine."

Scope and Contents

Contains eight news spots: Roe vs. Wade, Colorado River, Somebody's Watching, L.A. Riots, Angry Voter/Rev, Losing the Battle, Balkans, and Africa.

1993
Offsite-Box: 2592 Item : 2 1993 March 29: 1 videocassette (U-matic): 3/4 in. On container: "3/29/93 Time Magazine; Fallon McElligott; Fischer Edit; Magazine Covers; 35mm Slide X-Fer; Just  Time Covers."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2592 Item : 3 1993 March 29: 1 videocassette (U-matic): 3/4 in. On container: "3/29/93 Time Magazine; Fallon McElligott; Fischer Edit; --> Magazine Covers; 35mm Slide X-Fer."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2592 Item : 4 1993 March 30: 1 videocassette (U-matic): 3/4 in. On container: "3/30/93 Time Magazine; Fallon McElligott; Fischer Edit; Slide X-fer Fix Test; Time Covers Only."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2592 Item : 5 1993 June 25: 1 audiotape reel : analog, 15 ips, stereo; 7 in., 1/4 in. tape. On container: "6-25-93; Fischer Edit; Fallon, Time Magazine; "Time Marches On", Master Mix."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2592 Item : 6 1993 July 13: 1 videocassette (U-matic): 3/4 in. On container spine: "Jim Gaines. Time News Footage. 7.13.93." On label: "Time News Footage; Dub 7/13/93."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2592 Item : 7 1993 August 13: 1 audiocassette : digital, stereo, 1/8 in. tape. Partial container label: "From Jim Gaines; Fallon McElligott; Time Magazine Video; August 13, 1993; 1. 'Time Marches On.'" On label: "  Time Magazine; 'Time Marches On.' 8/13/93."
1993
Offsite-Box: 2592 Item : 8 Undated: 1 audiocassette : analog, 1/8 in. tape. On container" "Gaines' Original. On label: "Tom's Gaines Tape."
1993?

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