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Guide to the Time Inc. Life Editorial Records
1937-2013
 MS 3009-RG 9

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Series V. Staff Writer Dora Jane Hamblin Research Interviews for That Was the Life [RESTRICTED], 1975. 0.5 Linear feet in 1 record carton

Scope and Contents Note

Dora Jane "Dodie" Hamblin's recorded interviews with Life staff for her book  That Was the Life published in 1977. Unreformatted audiovisual material in the collection is not accessible.

Arrangement Note

Organized alphabetically by last name of interviewee on the container label.

Container 1     Title Date
Offsite-Box: 2215 Angus, Ann

Scope and Contents Note

1 audiocassette (Certron) : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. On paper wrapping tape: 'French - Cassette. Ann Angus. Does not fit American Tape Player. For D. Hamblin's Book. Life. 1975.' Label on Side 1: 'Ann Angus Denny Lonlon.' Label on Side 2: 'Ann Angus Denney Lonlon.'

1 audiocassette (Certron) : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. On paper wrapping tape: Ann Angus - French Cassette. Cannot play on American tape. For D. Hamblin Book 1975.' Label on Side 1: RA Carthage.' Label on Side 2: Ann Denny Angus and husband Archie.'

Offsite-Box: 2215 Bacon, Dorothy

Scope and Contents Note

1 audiocassette (Certron) : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'BACON, DOROTHY Hamblin interview (French Cassette - cannot play).' Label on Side 1: Dorothy Bacon, London: Churchill - (___ era).' Label on Side 2: 'D. Bacon and at end DJH recalling other interviews.'

Offsite-Box: 2215 Graves, Eleanor and Ralph; and Richard Pollard

Scope and Contents Note

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'GRAVES, E & R., POLLARD, RICHARD 1975 LIFE (D. Hamblin book interview).' Label on Side A: 'Dick Pollard Graves.' Label on Side B: 'GRAVES Ralph & Eleanor.'

Offsite-Box: 2215 Hall, Muriel

Scope and Contents Note

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'HALL, MURIEL (Hamblin book interview). Kennedy Assanation. Vietnam. Notre Dame. LIFE.' Label on Side 1: 'MURIEL HALL - Kennedy.' Label on Side B: 'MURIEL HALL - Vietnam & Notre Dame.'

Offsite-Box: 2215 Hamblin, Dora Jane; and several others

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1 audiocassette (Toshiba microcassette) : analog ; 1 15/16 x 1 5/16 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'HAMBLIN, DORA JANE REMINISCENCES-LIFE 6/86.' Label on Side A: 'Hamblin, Dora J. 6/86 Life.' On paper wrapping tape: 'HAMBLIN, DODIE 6/86? self interview for book, 'That Was Life'.'

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'HAMBLIN, DORA J. (BOOK RSCH. WITH Sargent, Peggy; Wellemeyer, Marilyn; Scholl, Jane; Morse, Ralph.)' Label on Side A: 'Hamblin, D. '75. Wellemeyer & Scholl.' Label on Side B: 'Marilyn & Jane, Bea & all.' On paper inside container: 'tape begins Peggy Sargent and her husband Paul. Barbara mentioned is Barbara Brewster. The Mary is Mary Leatherbee. We then switch to Marilyn Wellemeyer, Jane Scholl, Mary Jane Grunsfeld (not a staffer) and me, DJH. Most of it is Wellemeyer and Scholl. Side 2 is Wellemeyer and Scholl, about midway Betty Dunn comes in. Also Bea Dobie. Then at the end Ralph Morse talking about photography.'

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'HAMBLIN, DODIE with McQuiston, NicolaiC. FennellH. LIFE stories for Hamblin book.' Label on Side 1: 'J. McQuiston & Clara Nicolai, then Fennell.' Label on Side 2: 'Helen Fennell then McQuiston.'

Offsite-Box: 2215 Hunt, George; and others

Scope and Contents Note

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'HUNT, GEORGE (D. Hamblin interview) II Picasso issue; Russian issue.' Label on Side 1: 'begins Joanne McQuiston-next Helen Fennell.' Label on Side 2: 'George Hunt.'

Offsite-Box: 2215 MacPhail, Marian

Scope and Contents Note

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'MAC PHAIL, MARIAN (Dodie Hamblin interview). LIFE - Head of Research - reminiscences.' Label on Side 1: 'MacPhail.' Label on Side 2: 'Marian MacPhail.'

Offsite-Box: 2215 Mason, Janet

Scope and Contents Note

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'MASON, JANET (Dodie Hamblin interview). LIFE reminiscences.' Label on Side 1: 'Side 1: Janet Mason, LIFE no date. Prob. 1975.' Label on Side 2: 'Jan Mason LIFE II.'

Offsite-Box: 2215 McQuiston, Joanne

Scope and Contents Note

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'McQuiston, Joanne (Hamblin Book Interview). LIFE - NY, Paris, London, 'Epic of Man' Egypt.' Label on Side 1: 'McQuiston, Joanne. Hamblin book.' Label on Side 2: 'McQuiston.'

Offsite-Box: 2215 Moffatt, Hugh

Scope and Contents Note

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'MOFFETT, HUGH - reminiscences TAPE I. Life - for Dodie Hamblin's 'That Was the Life.' 1975.' Label on Side A: 'Hugh Moffett I'. Label on Side B: 'Moffett TR.'

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'MOFFETT, HUGH - reminiscences TAPE II. Life - for Dodie Hamblin's 'That Was the Life.' 1975.' Label on Side A: 'Hugh Moffett - Side 1. II'. Label on Side B: 'Hugh Moffett, 2.'

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'MOFFETT, HUGH - reminiscences TAPE III. Life - for Dodie Hamblin's 'That Was the Life.'' Label on Side A: 'Hugh Moffett IIIA'. Label on Side B: 'Hugh Moffett IIIB'.

Offsite-Box: 2215 Morse, Ralph

Scope and Contents Note

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'MORSE, RALPH (D. Hamblin Book Research) Life Photographer - Astronauts etc.' Label on Side A: 'Ralph Morse - on photographing NASA.' Label on Side B: 'BLANK.'

Offsite-Box: 2215 Nicolai, Clara

Scope and Contents Note

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'NICOLAI, CLARA (D. HAMBLIN interview). LIFE reporter - reminiscences: side 1 - Mafia story; side 2 Andria Doria story.' Label on Side 1: 'Clara Nicolai. Mafia.' Label on Side 2: 'Nicolai. Cattle in studio. Andrea Doria.'

Offsite-Box: 2215 Osborne, Charles; and Valerie Vondermuhll

Scope and Contents Note

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'OSBOURNE, CHARLES (D. Hamblin Book Rsch). Vondermuhll " 1975.' Label on Side 1: 'Charles Osborne & Val Vondermuhll.' Label on Side 2: 'C. Osborne & Vondermuhll.'

Offsite-Box: 2215 Prideaux, Thomas

Scope and Contents Note

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'PRIDEAUX, THOMAS (D. Hamblin interview for book, THAT WAS THE LIFE 1975.' Label on Side 1: 'Tom Prideaux.' Label on Side 2: 'Prideaux Prideaux LIFE.'

Offsite-Box: 2215 Sargent, Peggy; and Ralph Graves

Scope and Contents Note

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'SARGENT, PEGGY (D. Hamblin Interview) (Short interview with Graves, E. & R).' Label on Side 1: 'Side 1: Ralph Graves & Peggy Sargent.' Label on Side 2: 'Side 2. Sargent.'

Offsite-Box: 2215 Stolley, Richard

Scope and Contents Note

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'Stolley, Richard (D. Hamblin Research) (first 15 min of side 1 of tape is of a group of women researchers).' Label on Side A: 'Dick Stolley 2.' Label on Side B: ' "Women" Stolley 1.'

Offsite-Box: 2215 Thompson, Edward; and Marian MacPhail

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1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'THOMPSON, E.K. #1 A&B D. HAMBLIN interview for book. 1975?' Label on Side 1: 'Edward K. Thompson I-A.' Label on Side B: 'THOMPSON, E.K. by D. Hamblin. 1975 #1A & B.'

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'THOMPSON, E.K. #2 A&B. D. HAMBLIN interview for book. 1975?' Label on Side 1: 'THOMPSON, E.K. by D. Hamblin. 1975 #2 A&B.' Label on Side B: 'EKT.'

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'THOMPSON, E.K. #3 A (MARIAN MAC PHAIL - SIDE B). D. HAMBLIN interview for book.' Label on Side 1: 'THOMPSON, E.K. by D. Hamblin. 1975 #3A (Marian MacPhail - Side B.' Label on Side B: 'Side 2 Marian MacPhail.'

Offsite-Box: 2215 Vondermuhll, Valerie

Scope and Contents Note

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, stereo ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape. Label on container: 'VONDERMUHLL, VALERIE - (D.Hamblin book "That Was the Life" 1975.' Label on Side 1: 'Side I: Valerie Vondermuhll. Aug.-Sept. 1975.' Label on Side 2: 'LIFE.'

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