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

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Holly Deakyne, Samantha Brown, Melanie Rinehart

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 11, 2021
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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Series II.C. Managing Editor Judith Daniels Files, 1982-1987. 2 Linear feet in 2 record cartons

Biographical/Historical Note

Prior to joining Time Inc., Judith "Judy" Daniels served as a managing editor at New York magazine and  The Village Voice, was a founder of Women's Media Group, and was founder and Editor-in-Chief of  Savvy, the first major magazine for executive women. She joined Time Inc. in 1982 and was named  Life Managing Editor that same year, serving through April 1987. After leaving Time Inc., she held editorial positions at Condé Nast Publications.


Fox, Margalit. "Judith Daniels, Editor of Savvy Magazine, Dies at 74." The New York Times, September 4, 2013.

Scope and Contents Note

Records includes correspondence and subject files from Judy Daniels during her tenure as Managing Editor of Life spanning from 1982 to 1987

The majority of files are her chrono files and correspondence containing letters from readers; article suggestions; invitations to professional events; intraoffice discussion of articles; complaints from the subjects of articles; and requests to phtograph events.

Some subject files that may be hers are in the Managing Editor General Files.

Arrangement Note

Organized alphabetically based on the original arrangement.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 2207 Folder : 12-16 Chrono File
Offsite-Box: 2207 Folder : 17 Corporate Memoranda: General
Offsite-Box: 2208 Folder : 1 Corporate Memoranda: Benefits
Offsite-Box: 2208 Folder : 2-30 Correspondence
Offsite-Box: 2208 Folder : 31 Stringers: Best Suggestions
Offsite-Box: 2208 Folder : 32 Stringers: Life
Offsite-Box: 2208 Folder : 33 Stringers: Time-Life News Service

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