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Television and Radio Station Files

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Abstract

Title:
Television and Radio Station Files
Author/Creator:
Television and Radio Station Files
Collection number:
2013-2
Size:
14.00 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1930-1960
Inclusive dates:
1925-1995
Collection Area:
Mass Media and Culture
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

The station files consist of a range of materials, including clippings, promotional brochures, pamphlets, and market data from radio and television stations throughout the United States. The collection was created to facilitate research on specific TV and radio stations.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

There are no restricted files in this collection.

Preferred citation:

Television and Radio Station Files, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Status:

This collection has been minimally processed.

Historical Note

William Hedges, one of the primary architects of American broadcasting, spearheaded the Broadcast Pioneers History Project beginning in 1964, when he and his colleagues began gathering materials that would become the Broadcast Pioneers Library (BPL). Catharine Heinz, former librarian of the Television Information Office and director of the BPL from 1971-1994, created the televsion and station files from a variety of collections that were part of the BPL.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The station files consist of a range of materials, including clippings, promotional brochures, pamphlets, and market data from radio and television stations throughout the United States. The collection was created to facilitate research on specific TV and radio stations. This collection is arranged alphabetically by station call letters.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

These station files were compiled from a variety of collections that were originally part of the Broadcast Pioneers Library

Processing Information

Processed by:

Procesed by Laura Schnitker, July 2012.

Encoded by:

EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Joanne Archer, July 2012.

Arrangement of Collection

This collection is arranged in 1 series.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Television and Radio Station Files, 1925-1995 (14.00 linear feet)

The station files consist of a range of materials, including clippings, promotional brochures, pamphlets, and market data from radio and television stations throughout the United States. This series is organized by station call letters.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
CRFC- Kingston, Ontario series 1box 1folder 1
KABC- Los Angeles, CA series 1box 1folder 2
KAKE- Wichita, KN series 1box 1folder 3
KARK- Little Rock, AK series 1box 1folder 4
KAUT- Oklahoma City, OK series 1box 1folder 5
KBCI- Boise, ID series 1box 1folder 6
KBGO- Waco, TX series 1box 1folder 7
KBHK- San Francisco, CA series 1box 1folder 8
KCBS/KQW- San Francisco, CA series 1box 1folder 9
KCBS-TV- Los Angeles, CA series 1box 1folder 10
KCCV- Kansas City, MO series 1box 1folder 11
KCET- Los Angeles, CA series 1box 1folder 12
KCHA- Charles City, IA series 1box 1folder 13
KCHU- Dallas, TX series 1box 1folder 14
KCMO- Kansas City, MO series 1box 1folder 15
KCNC- Denver, CO series 1box 1folder 16
KCRA- Sacramento, CA series 1box 1folder 17
KCSB- Santa Barbara, CA series 1box 1folder 18
KDKA- Pittsburgh, PA series 1box 1folder 19
KECA- Los Angeles, CA series 1box 1folder 20
KEX- Portland, OR series 1box 1folder 21
KFAB- Omaha, NE series 1box 2folder 1
KFEL- Denver, CO series 1box 2folder 2
KFI- Los Angeles, CA series 1box 2folder 3
KFRO- Longview, TX series 1box 2folder 4
KFRU- Columbia, MO series 1box 2folder 5
KFWB- Hollywood, CA series 1box 2folder 6
KFXD- Nampa, ID series 1box 2folder 7
KFXJ- Edgewater, CO series 1box 2folder 8
KFXX- Hastings, NE series 1box 2folder 9
KGCX- Sidney, MT series 1box 2folder 10
KGIR- Butte, MT series 1box 2folder 11
KGLO- Mason City, IA series 1box 2folder 12
KGMC- Oklahoma City, OK series 1box 2folder 13
KGNC- Amarillo, TX series 1box 2folder 14
KGNO- Dodge City, KN series 1box 2folder 15
KGO- San Francisco, CA series 1box 2folder 16
KGTV- Des Moines, IA series 1box 2folder 17
KGUL- Galveston, TX series 1box 2folder 18
KGW- Portland, OR series 1box 2folder 19
KHJ- Los Angeles, CA series 1box 2folder 20
KHOL- Kearney, NE series 1box 2folder 21
KICO- Calexico, CA series 1box 2folder 22
KING- Seattle, WA series 1box 2folder 23
KIOA- Des Moines, IA series 1box 2folder 24
KIVA- Yuma, AZ series 1box 2folder 25
KLAC- Los Angeles, CA series 1box 2folder 26
KLZ- Denver, CO series 1box 2folder 27
KMA- Shenandoa, IA series 1box 2folder 28
KMBC- Kansas City, MO series 1box 2folder 29
KMJ- Fresno, CA series 1box 2folder 30
KMMJ- Grand Island, NE series 1box 2folder 31
KMOX- St. Louis, MO series 1box 2folder 32
KMTV- Omaha, NE series 1box 2folder 33
KNOE- Monroe, LA series 1box 2folder 34
KNX- Los Angeles, CA series 1box 2folder 35
KNXT- Los Angeles, CA series 1box 2folder 36
KOA- Denver, CO series 1box 2folder 37
KOAC- Corvallis, WA series 1box 2folder 38
KOB- Albuquerque, NM series 1box 2folder 39
KOGO- San Diego, CA series 1box 2folder 40
KOLN- Lincoln, NE series 1box 2folder 41
KOMO- Seattle, WA series 1box 2folder 42
KOOL- Phoenix, AZ series 1box 2folder 43
KORE- Eugene, OR series 1box 2folder 44
KOWL- Los Angeles, CA series 1box 2folder 45
KOY- Phoenix, AZ series 1box 2folder 46
KPAM- Portland, OR series 1box 2folder 47
KPFK- Los Angeles, CA series 1box 2folder 48
KPIX- San Francisco, CA series 1box 2folder 49
KPO- San Francisco, CA series 1box 3folder 1
KPOF- Denver, CO series 1box 3folder 2
KPRC- Houston, TX series 1box 3folder 3
KPTV- Portland, OR series 1box 3folder 4
KQED- San Francisco, CA series 1box 3folder 5
KQV- Pittsburgh, PA series 1box 3folder 6
KRE/KPAT- San Francisco, CA series 1box 3folder 7
KREM- Spokane, WA series 1box 3folder 8
KRGV- Welasco, TX series 1box 3folder 9
KRON- San Francisco, CA series 1box 3folder 10
KSD- St. Louis, MO series 1box 3folder 11
KSFO- San Francisco, CA series 1box 3folder 12
KSL- Salt Lake City, UT series 1box 3folder 13
KSTP- St. Paul, MN series 1box 3folder 14
KTBC- Austin, TX series 1box 3folder 15
KTLA- Los Angeles, CA series 1box 3folder 16
KTMC- McAlester, OK series 1box 3folder 17
KTTS- Springfield, MO series 1box 3folder 18
KTTV- Los Angeles, CA series 1box 3folder 19
KTVI- St. Louis, MO series 1box 3folder 20
KVOO- Tulsa, OK series 1box 3folder 21
KWG- Stockton, CA series 1box 3folder 22
KWK- St. Louis, MO series 1box 3folder 23
KWSC- Pullman, WA series 1box 3folder 24
KXLW- St. Louis, MO series 1box 3folder 25
KXOK- St. Louis, MO series 1box 3folder 26
KYA- San Francisco, CA series 1box 3folder 27
KYME- Boise, ID series 1box 3folder 28
KYMW- Boise, ID series 1box 3folder 29
KYW- Chicago, IL series 1box 3folder 30
KYW- Philadelphia, PA series 1box 3folder 31
W2XAB- New York, NY series 1box 3folder 32
W2XBS- New York, NY series 1box 3folder 33
W2XJTT- Jamaica, NY series 1box 3folder 34
W9XK- Iowa City, IA series 1box 3folder 35
WAAA- Green, PA series 1box 3folder 36
WAAF- Chicago, IL series 1box 3folder 37
WABC- New York, NY series 1box 3folder 38
WALA- Mobile, AL series 1box 3folder 39
WAMU- Washington, D.C. series 1box 3folder 40
WAPI- Birmingham, AL series 1box 3folder 41
WARD- Johnstown, PA series 1box 3folder 42
WASH- Washington, D.C. series 1box 3folder 43
WAVA- Washington, D.C. series 1box 3folder 44
WAVE- Louisville, KY series 1box 3folder 45
WAVY- Norfolk, VA series 1box 3folder 46
WAVZ- New Haven, CT series 1box 3folder 47
WBAA- Lafayette, IN series 1box 3folder 48
WBAI- New York, NY series 1box 3folder 49
WBAP- Dallas/Ft.Worth, TX series 1box 4folder 1
WBAY- Green Bay, WI series 1box 4folder 2
WBBM- Chicago, IL series 1box 4folder 3
WBCO- Birmingham, AL series 1box 4folder 4
WBEN- Buffalo, NY series 1box 4folder 5
WBKB- Chicago, IL series 1box 4folder 6
WBKY- Lexington, KY series 1box 4folder 7
WBNS- Columbus, OH series 1box 4folder 8
WBNY- Buffalo, NY series 1box 4folder 9
WBOE- Cleveland, OH series 1box 4folder 10
WBT- Charlotte, NC series 1box 4folder 11
WBTV- Charlotte, NC series 1box 4folder 12
WBZ- Boston, MA series 1box 4folder 13
WCAE- Pittsburgh, PA series 1box 4folder 14
WCAU- Philadelphia, PA series 1box 4folder 15
WCBS- New York, NY series 1box 4folder 16
WCCO- Minneapolis, MN series 1box 4folder 17
WCFL- Chicago, IL series 1box 5folder 1
WCKT- Miami, FL series 1box 5folder 2
WCKY- Cincinnati, OH series 1box 5folder 3
WCSH- Portland, ME series 1box 5folder 4
WCVB- Boston, MA series 1box 5folder 5
WDBJ- Roanoke, VA series 1box 5folder 6
WDCA - Washington, DC series 1box 5folder 7
WDEF - Chattanooga, TN series 1box 5folder 8
WDIV - Detroit, MI series 1box 5folder 9
WDRC - Hartford, CT series 1box 5folder 10
WDTV - Pittsburgh, PA series 1box 5folder 11
WDZ - Decatur/Tuscola, IL series 1box 5folder 12
WEAF - New York, NY series 1box 5folder 13
WEAU - Eau Claire, WI series 1box 5folder 14
WEBC - Duluth, MN series 1box 5folder 15
WEEI - Boston, MA series 1box 5folder 16
WEFM - Chicago, IL series 1box 5folder 17
WELD - Columbus, OH series 1box 5folder 18
WESH - Daytona Beach, FL series 1box 5folder 19
WETA - Washington, DC series 1box 5folder 20
WEVD - New York, NY series 1box 5folder 21
WEWS - Cleveland, OH series 1box 5folder 22
WFAA - Dallas, TX series 1box 5folder 23
WFAN - New York, NY series 1box 5folder 24
WFBG - Altoona, PA series 1box 5folder 25
WFBM - Indianapolis, IN series 1box 5folder 26
WFBR - Baltimore, MD series 1box 5folder 27
WFIF - Milford, CT series 1box 5folder 28
WFIL - Philadelphia, PA series 1box 5folder 29
WFLA - Tampa/St. Petersburg, FL series 1box 5folder 30
WFLN - Philadelphia, PA series 1box 5folder 31
WFMY - Greensboro, NC series 1box 5folder 32
WFTV - Duluth, MN series 1box 5folder 33
WFTV - Orlando, FL series 1box 5folder 34
WGAL - Lancaster, PA series 1box 5folder 35
WGAR - Cleveland, OH series 1box 5folder 36
WGAY - Washington, DC series 1box 5folder 37
WGBF - Evansville, IN series 1box 5folder 38
WGBH - Boston, MA series 1box 5folder 39
WGH - Norfolk, VA series 1box 5folder 40
WGI - Medford Hillside, MA series 1box 5folder 41
WGMS - Washington, DC series 1box 5folder 42
WGN - Chicago, IL series 1box 5folder 43
WGN - Chicago, IL series 1box 6folder 1
WGR - Buffalo, NY series 1box 6folder 2
WGTB - Washington, DC series 1box 6folder 3
WGTS - Takoma Park, MD series 1box 6folder 4
WGY - Schenectady, NY series 1box 6folder 5
WHA - Madison, WI series 1box 6folder 6
WHAS - Louisville, KY series 1box 6folder 7
WHAV - Haverhill, MA series 1box 6folder 8
WHB - Kansas City, MO series 1box 6folder 9
WHBC - Canton, OH series 1box 6folder 10
WHBF - Rock Island, IL series 1box 6folder 11
WHDH - Boston, MA series 1box 6folder 12
WHEC - Rochester, NY series 1box 6folder 13
WHIM - Providence, RI series 1box 6folder 14
WHMA - Anniston, AL series 1box 6folder 15
WHMM - Washington, DC series 1box 6folder 16
WHO - Des Moines, IA series 1box 6folder 17
WHUR - Washington, DC series 1box 6folder 18
WHYY - Philadelphia, PA series 1box 6folder 19
WIBW - Topeka, KN series 1box 6folder 20
WINS - New York, NY series 1box 6folder 21
WINX - Rockville, MD series 1box 6folder 22
WIS - Columbia, SC series 1box 6folder 23
WISN - Milwaukee, WI series 1box 6folder 24
WITI - Milwaukee, WI series 1box 6folder 25
WITV - Charleston, SC series 1box 6folder 26
WJAR - Providence, RI WJAR - Providence, RI series 1box 6folder 27
WJBK - Detroit, MI series 1box 6folder 28
WJIM - Lansing, MI series 1box 6folder 29
WJKS - Gary, IN series 1box 6folder 30
WJLA - Washington, DC series 1box 6folder 31
WJMC - Rice Lake, WI series 1box 6folder 32
WJR - Detroit, MI series 1box 6folder 33
WJTV - Jackson, MS series 1box 6folder 34
WJX - New York, NY series 1box 6folder 35
WJZ - Baltimore, MD series 1box 6folder 36
WJZ - New York, NY series 1box 7folder 1
WKAR - East Lansing, MI series 1box 7folder 2
WKBF - Indianapolis, IN series 1box 7folder 3
WKCR - New York, NY series 1box 7folder 4
WKNA - Charleston, WV series 1box 7folder 5
WKRC - Cincinnati, OH series 1box 7folder 6
WKY - Oklahoma City, OK series 1box 7folder 7
WKZO - Kalamazoo, MI series 1box 7folder 8
WLAC - Nashville, TN series 1box 7folder 9
WLBK - DeKalb, IL series 1box 7folder 10
WLBT - Jackson, MS series 1box 7folder 11
WLIB - St. Louis, MO series 1box 7folder 12
WLNG - Sag Harbor, NY series 1box 7folder 13
WLS - Chicago, IL series 1box 7folder 14
WLT - Chicago, IL series 1box 7folder 15
WLW - Cincinnati, OH series 1box 7folder 16
WLWC - Columbus, OH series 1box 7folder 17
WMAL - Washington, DC series 1box 7folder 18
WMAQ - Chicago, IL series 1box 7folder 19
WMAR - Baltimore, MD series 1box 7folder 20
WMBD - Peoria, IL series 1box 7folder 21
WMC - Memphis, TN series 1box 7folder 22
WMCA - New York, NY series 1box 7folder 23
WMCA - New York, NY series 1box 8folder 1
WMKY - Morehead, KY series 1box 8folder 2
WMT - Waterloo, IA series 1box 8folder 3
WNAC - Boston, MA series 1box 8folder 4
WNAO - Raleigh, NC series 1box 8folder 5
WNAX - Sioux City, IA series 1box 8folder 6
WNBC - New York, NY series 1box 8folder 7
WNBW - Washington, DC series 1box 8folder 8
WNCN - New York, NY series 1box 8folder 9
WNDT - New York, NY series 1box 8folder 10
WNDU - South Bend, IN series 1box 8folder 11
WNET - New York, NY series 1box 8folder 12
WNEV - Boston, MA series 1box 8folder 13
WNEW - New York, NY series 1box 8folder 14
WNYC - New York, NY series 1box 8folder 15
WNYE - New York, NY series 1box 8folder 16
WNYG - Babylon, NY series 1box 8folder 17
WNYW - New York, NY series 1box 8folder 18
WOAI - San Antonio, TX series 1box 8folder 19
WOAY - Oak Hill, WV series 1box 8folder 20
WOI - Ames, IA series 1box 8folder 21
WOKY - Milwaukee, WI series 1box 8folder 22
WOL - Washington, DC series 1box 9folder 1
WOR - New York, NY series 1box 9folder 2
WOSU - Columbus, OH series 1box 9folder 3
WOW - Omaha, NE series 1box 9folder 4
WOWO - Ft. Wayne, IN series 1box 9folder 5
WPAD - Paducah, KY series 1box 9folder 6
WPAT - Paterson, NJ series 1box 9folder 7
WPIX - New York, NY series 1box 9folder 8
WPTF - Raleigh, NC series 1box 9folder 9
WPTR - Albany, NY series 1box 9folder 10
WPTZ - Philadelphia, PA series 1box 9folder 11
WQAM - Miami, FL series 1box 9folder 12
WQXR - New York, NY series 1box 9folder 13
WRAL - Raleigh, NC series 1box 9folder 14
WRC - Washington, DC series 1box 9folder 15
WRCV - Philadelphia, PA series 1box 9folder 16
WRFD - Columbus, OH series 1box 9folder 17
WRGB - Schenectady, NY series 1box 9folder 18
WRR - Dallas, TX series 1box 9folder 19
WRTN - New Rochelle, NY series 1box 9folder 20
WRVA - Richmond, VA series 1box 9folder 21
WSAI - Cincinnati, OH series 1box 9folder 22
WSB - Atlanta, GA series 1box 9folder 23
WSBT - South Bend, IN series 1box 9folder 24
WSCR - Scranton, PA series 1box 9folder 25
WSFA - Montgomery, AL series 1box 9folder 26
WSGN - Birmingham, AL series 1box 9folder 27
WSJS - Winston-Salem, NC series 1box 9folder 28
WSM - Nashville, TN series 1box 9folder 29
WSPD - Toledo, OH series 1box 9folder 30
WTAG - Worchester, MA series 1box 9folder 31
WTAM - Cleveland, OH series 1box 9folder 32
WTAR - Norfolk, VA series 1box 9folder 33
WTBS - Atlanta, GA series 1box 9folder 34
KBOI-TV - Boise, ID series 1box 10folder 1
KCSB - Santa Barbara, CA series 1box 10folder 2
KLTR - Houston, TX series 1box 10folder 3
KPFK - Los Angeles, CA series 1box 10folder 4
KTXQ - Dallas, TX series 1box 10folder 5
WBFG - Detroit, MI series 1box 10folder 6
WESH-TV - Daytona Beach, FL series 1box 10folder 7
WJMO - Cleveland Heights, OH WJMO - Cleveland Heights, OH series 1box 10folder 8
WKTK - Gainesville, FL series 1box 10folder 9
WLTT - Washington, DC series 1box 10folder 10
WSTC - Stamford, CT series 1box 10folder 11
WSUN - Tampa, FL series 1box 10folder 12
WTIC - Hartford, CT series 1box 10folder 13
WTMJ - Milwaukee, WI series 1box 10folder 14
WTOC - Savannah, GA series 1box 10folder 15
WTOP - Washington, DC series 1box 10folder 16
WTRF - Wheeling, WV series 1box 10folder 17
WTTG - Washington, DC series 1box 10folder 18
WTTR - Westminster, MD series 1box 10folder 19
WTVJ - Miami, FL series 1box 10folder 20
WTVR - Richmond, VA series 1box 10folder 21
WUOM - Ann Arbor, MI series 1box 10folder 22
WUSA - Washington, DC series 1box 10folder 23
WUSN - Charleston, SC series 1box 10folder 24
WVOX - Westchester, NY series 1box 10folder 25
WVXY - Cincinnati, OH series 1box 10folder 26
WWDC - Washington, DC series 1box 10folder 27
WWJ - Detroit, MI series 1box 10folder 28
WWL - New Orleans, LA series 1box 10folder 29
WWNC - Asheville, NC series 1box 10folder 30
WWVA - Wheeling, WV series 1box 10folder 31
WXRK - New York, NY series 1box 10folder 32
WXYZ - Detroit, MI series 1box 10folder 33
WYAH - Portsmouth, VA series 1box 10folder 34
WYCB - Washington, DC series 1box 10folder 35
WYFR - Okeechobee, FL series 1box 10folder 36
WYLT - Cleveland Heights, OH series 1box 10folder 37
WYNF - Tampa, FL series 1box 10folder 38
WYNY - New York, NY series 1box 10folder 39
WYRS - Stamford, CT series 1box 10folder 40
WYSP - Philadelphia, PA series 1box 10folder 41
WYTV - Youngstown, OH series 1box 10folder 42
WZIP - Cincinnati, OH series 1box 10folder 43
WZWW - State College, PA series 1box 10folder 44
WZZD - Philadelphia, PA series 1box 10folder 45
WZZK - Birmingham, AL series 1box 10folder 46
WZZM-TV - Grand Rapids, MI series 1box 10folder 47
WGAR - Exhibits of the WGAR Broadcasting Company, Vol. 1 series 1box 11folder 1
WGAR - Exhibits of the WGAR Broadcasting Company, Vol. 2 series 1box 11folder 2
WLW - The Nation's Station: A History of Radio Station WLW / by Lawrence W. Lichty (Dissertation) series 1box 11folder 3

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