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

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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.E. Managing Editor Daniel Okrent Files, 1990-1996. 2.08 Linear feet in 3 record cartons

Biographical Note

Daniel Okrent joined Life in 1989 as a consultant and contributing editor before being appointed as the Assistant Managing Editor. In December 1992, he was appointed the Managing Editor succeeding Jim Gaines, and held this position until 1996. At that time, he was appointed as an editor for New Media, Time Inc.'s internet media umbrella.

Scope and Contents Note

Records includes correspondence and memorada to and from Daniel Okrent while he was the Assistant Manging Editor and Managing Editor for Life. Included are letters from readers and other publications' editors and writers; article proposals; and some Time Inc. interdepartmental correspondence. His files also contain a small number of files from prior Managing Editor James Gaines. Some of his records as  Life Managing Editor are intermingled with his files as an editor in the New Media department record group.

Arrangement Note

Organized alphabetically by type of file with arrangement imposed by the archivist.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 2211 Folder : 1 Chron File
1995 May-November
Offsite-Box: 2211 Folder : 2-5 Correspondence
1992
Offsite-Box: 2211 Folder : 6-11 Correspondence
1993
Offsite-Box: 2211 Folder : 12-15 Correspondence
1994
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 1-4 Correspondence
1994
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 5-9 Correspondence
1995
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 10-14 Correspondence
1996
Offsite-Box: R38 Subject Files: Annual Bonuses [RESTRICTED]
1992
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 15 Subject Files: Annual Incentive Program Goals
1992
Offsite-Box: R38 Subject Files: Annual Incentive Program Goals [RESTRICTED]
1990-1996
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 16 Subject Files: Bolotin, Susan
1992-1996
Offsite-Box: R38 Subject Files: Bolotin, Susan [RESTRICTED]
1992-1996
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 17 Subject Files: Burns, Ken: Florentine Films: Baseball Project
1994-1995
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 18 Subject Files: Burns, Ken: Florentine Films: Jazz Project
1994-1995
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 19 Subject Files: Compensation
1994
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 20 Subject Files: Corporate: Publishing and Editorial Management Meeting
1996 October 22-25
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 21 Subject Files: Custom Publishing Guidelines: Muller Memo
1993
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 22 Subject Files: Czapnik, Sheldon
1996
Offsite-Box: R38 Subject Files: Czapnik, Sheldon [RESTRICTED]
1996
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 23 Subject Files: Editorial Guidelines
1992
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 24 Subject Files: Friend, David
1996
Offsite-Box: R38 Subject Files: Letters of Recommendation [RESTRICTED]
1994-1996
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 25 Subject Files: Levin, Gerald
1994
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 26 Subject Files: Logan, Don
1994
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 27 Subject Files: Lovinger, Jay
1988-1989
Offsite-Box: R38 Subject Files: Lovinger, Jay [RESTRICTED]
1989-1996
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 28 Subject Files: McCarrick, Ed
1994-1995
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 29 Subject Files: McManus, Jason
1993-1995
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 30 Subject Files: Muller, Henry
1994-1995
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 31 Subject Files: Schlossberg, Ed
1996
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 32 Subject Files: Stolley, Dick
1996
Offsite-Box: 2212 Folder : 33 Subject Files: WBMG, Inc.
1996

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