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Guide to the Time Inc. Fortune Editorial Records
1951-2013
 MS 3009-RG 8

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Collection processed by Samantha Brown and Holly Deakyne

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on February 23, 2021
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Series I.E. Managing Editor Subject Files, 1959-1979. 2 Linear feet in 3 record cartons

Scope and Contents

The Managing Editor Subject files include materials from 1959 to 1979 and were collected by several managing editors at Fortune including Duncan Norton-Taylor, Robert Lubar, and Louis Banks. Records focus on a proposed transition to publishing  Fortune biweekly; the establishment of  President, the Japanese version of  Fortune; the planning of special issues of  Fortune; seminars hosted by  Fortune; and include correspondence with story ideas and comments on articles. Also included are reports on events, schedules, clippings, and correspondence discussing meetings, plans for magazine issues, and responses to articles. The  President files include negotitions on which  Fortune articles to reprint, a letter detailing the structure and content of the first issue, and a report from a  President staff member regarding what she learned during her visit to observe the editorial operations of  Fortune.

Arrangement

Organized alphabetically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 1 Ackerman, Edward A.
circa 1972
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 2 Alfred Politz Research: Report on Executive Attitudes on Mergers
1966-1967
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 3 American Society of Magazine Editors
1975
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 4-6 Biweekly Fortune
1975-1977
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 7 Copy Processing
1972
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 8 Economic Series in 1974
1973
Offsite-Box: 2886 Folder : 5 Editorial Development Directive for Fortune
undated
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 9 Experimental Projects: Biweekly Fortune
1967
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 10 Glen Cove Economists Dinner: Dr. Mesthene Group
1971
Offsite-Box: 2886 Folder : 6 Goodrich
1969, undated
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 11 Langenhove, Fernand van
1960
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 12-13 Legal
1966-1970
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 14 Memoranda
1975
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 15 Moonshot: Apollo 17
1972
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 16 Penn Central: Article Dispute
1970
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 17 Political Research Center Investment
1974?
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 18-20 President Magazine
1962-1968
Offsite-Box: 2886 Folder : 7 Seminar: Chicago: 1971 May 24-25
1971
Offsite-Box: 2886 Folder : 8 South African Supplement
1971
Offsite-Box: 2886 Folder : 9 Special Issue: 1967 Sept. 15
1967
Offsite-Box: 2886 Folder : 10 Special Issue: 1968 Sept. 15
1968
Offsite-Box: 2886 Folder : 11 Special Issue: 500 Issue: 1968 June 15
1968
Offsite-Box: 2886 Folder : 12 Special Issue: 500-50: 1966 mid-July - 1967 June 15
1966-1967, undated
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 21 Special Issue: American Crisis
1970
Offsite-Box: 2886 Folder : 13 Special Issue: Business and Environment: 1970 Feb.
1969
Offsite-Box: 2886 Folder : 14 Special Issue: Innovation Industry
1966-1967
Offsite-Box: 2886 Folder : 15 Special Issue: Latin America: 1962 Feb.
1961, undated
Offsite-Box: 2886 Folder : 16 Special Issue: "Negro" [African American]: Cities: 1968 Jan.
1967-1968, undated
Offsite-Box: 2886 Folder : 17-18 Special Issue: New York: 1960 Feb.
1959-1960, undated
Offsite-Box: 2886 Folder : 19 Special Issue: Space: 1962 June
1962, undated
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 22 Special Issue: Transportation
1971
Offsite-Box: 2886 Folder : 20-21 Special Issue: Youth
1968-1969
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 23 Staff Correspondence and Memoranda
1964-1977
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 24 Staff Salaries
1968?
Offsite-Box: 2886 Folder : 22-24 Stonehenge
1967-1968
Offsite-Box: 2886 Folder : 25-28 Story Comment
1972-1974
Offsite-Box: 2887 Folder : 1-10 Story Comment
1975-1979
Offsite-Box: 2887 Folder : 11 Story Suggestion
1978
Offsite-Box: 3302 Folder : 25 Tapes

Scope and Contents

Includes audiovisual material with dictation from Louis Banks:

2 audio belts (Magnabelt).

circa 1966

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