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

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on February 23, 2021
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Series I.C. Managing Editor Andrew Serwer Desk Objects, circa 1980-2013. 3 Linear feet in 3 record cartons

Scope and Contents

Andrew "Andy" Serwer Desk Objects contains the items that were cleared from his desk when he left Fortune in 2014 after serving as the managing editor from 2006 to 2014. Items include awards received by  Fortune, awards received by Serwer as a representative of Time Inc., mementos of Time Inc. on the stock market, gifts from a business trip to China, issues of  Fortune signed by major company executives, and other desk realia.

Arrangement

The objects are in no order.

Container 1     Title Date
Offsite-Box: 3298 Desk Items

Scope and Contents

Contains items from Serwer's 2011 business trip to China including framed photographs and gifts received from hosts including glass fish; 1992 Fortune/Ford Motor Company: Top Ten Biggest Mistakes Wooden item; Joseph Pulitzer Quote Block; 2011 NASDAQ framed photograph; National Association of Multicultural Media Executives 2008 Award of Valor; NYSE Closing Bell Mementoes from 2011 and 2012; NYSE NYX Listed Bell; 1992 Wellfleet Communications plastic desk item. Also included is a framed Pope's Mitre Fragment with a note on the back that states the Pope's Mitre resided in the the office of the Editor-in-Chief symbolizing the belief in editorial independence, truth and integrity.

1992-2012
Offsite-Box: 3299 Desk Items

Scope and Contents

Contains 2008 Beijing Olympics commemorative medal; items from Serwer's 2011 business trip to China including framed photographs and gifts received from hosts including glass fish; business card name plate; 2008 Folio Magazine Eddie Award; small glass globe; two NASDAQ Opening Bell Mementos; and a cloth banner for Time.

2008-2011
Offsite-Box: 3300 Desk Items

Scope and Contents

Contains 2009 Folio Magazine Eddie Award; 1996 hardcover issue of Fortune; 2012 and 2013 issues of Fortune signed by major company executives; 2013 National Magazine Finalist Award; and 1978 hardcover first issue of The New Fortune. Also included is Serwer's Teletalk intercom.

circa 1980-2013

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