Life Magazine records, 1892-1936, bulk (1920-1936).


Life Magazine records, 1892-1936, bulk (1920-1936).

Collection consists of the records of Life Magazine, Inc. documenting all aspects of its operation and including correspondence, circulation, art and literary department records, minutes, financial records, and printed matter.

28 linear feet (30 boxes and 67 v.)


SNAC Resource ID: 6794951

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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