Monday, November 9, 2015

A Peek Inside the Boxes


Time Inc. has donated its company archive to the New-York Historical Society. Among the 7,500 linear feet of files are these intriguing objects. 

CreditSam Hodgson for The New York Times



A CEREMONIAL TROWEL
Building Time & Life

A ceremonial trowel used in 1959 as the symbolic cornerstone was laid at the Time & Life Building, 1271 Avenue of the Americas, an event attended by Henry R. Luce, the co-founder of Time Inc., and other dignitaries. In the cornerstone is a time capsule that Bill Hooper, the company archivist, hopes can be extracted and opened on the magazine’s 100th anniversary in 2023.
Read more http://nyti.ms/1MM0cOz
See also:

Time Inc.’s Record of the 20th Century, in Thousands of Boxes, Is Moving

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