Radio Broadcasting Records
UA.3.3.5.3

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Title
Radio Broadcasting records
ID
UA.3.3.5.3
Date [inclusive]
1926-1998
Extent
1.0 Cubic feet
Language
English

Preferred Citation note

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing,Michigan".

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Historical Note

Radio Broadcasting (WKAR) began operations under the direct jurisdiction of the University President in 1923, and over the years has been administered by various offices on campus. Since 1980, Radio Broadcasting has reported to Lifelong Education Programs and the College of Communication Arts and Sciences.

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Scope and Contents note

The records of Radio Broadcasting (WKAR) include production logs (1945-1946), radio scripts (1942-1952, undated), radio scrapbook poems (1948-1953), Special Courses by Radio schedules, Radio School of Biology materials, reports, news releases, audience surveys, and brochures. There is also a cassette of the seminar “Adventures in World Understanding” in which foreign students discuss their perceptions of international relationships. This collection also includes photographs.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Revision Description

  MAy 2008

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use note

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Kuhn, Madison

Subject(s)

  • Radio broadcasting

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Collection Inventory

Production logs 

 January 2-19 1945 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 1

 January 2-5, 1946 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 2

 January 6-10, 1946 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 3

 January 11-15, 1946 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 4

 January 16-21, 1946 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 5

 January 22-26, 1946 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 6

 January 27-31, 1946 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 7

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Radio Scripts 

Alumni News Programs 

 1942 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 8

 1943 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 9

 January- May, 1944 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 10

 June- December, 1944 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 11

 1945 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 12

“Magic of Books” Programs 1947 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 13

WKAR 25th Anniversary Program 1947 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 14

Bookmobile Programs 1947-1948 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 15

Destination Freedom, “These Thy Gifts” 1950 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 16

How Elections Work” 1952 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 17

WKAR 30th Anniversary Program Circa 1952 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 18

“Adventures in World Understanding” Undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 19

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Radio Scrapbook Poems 

 December 7, 1948- April 22, 1949 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 20

 April 23, 1949- August 23, 1949 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 21

 August 24, 1949- March 28, 1950 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 22

 March 29, 1950- August 15, 1950 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 23

 August 16, 1950- March 31, 1951 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 24

 October 4, 1951- June 30, 1952 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 25

 July 1, 1953- December 31, 1953 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 26

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Spot Announcement 1957 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 28

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“A Report of the Activities of Broadcasting Station WKAR” 1935-1936 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 29

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Research Material for Series on Foreign Students Undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 30

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WKAR News Release 1944 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 31

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Materials on Non-WKAR Radio Programs 1945-1947 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 32

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Miscellaneous Materials 1949, 1952-1953, Undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 33

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WKAR Audience Survey 1970 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 34

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Federal Communications Act of 1934, As Amended Undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 35

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Special Courses by Radio schedules 1926-1928, 1932 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 36

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Radio School of Biology 1935-1937 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 37

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President Hannah’s Messages over WKAR 1945 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 38

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WKAR Brochures 1967, Undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 39

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WKAR Audience Survey 1975 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 40

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Inside WKAR newsletter 1982 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 41

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Radio Talking Book 1992, Undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 42

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WKAR Radio 1922-1998 Anniversary booklet and gala dinner program 1998 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 43

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WKAR Program News Undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 44

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Brochures about Radio Programs 1953, Undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   333 45

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Audio 

Cassette

Cassette #1327: Adventure in World Understanding 1976 

1327

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Photographs- Michigan State University Collection 

Drawer

Radio broadcasting. (5 folders) 

Photos-MSU

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Annual Reports 

Volume

Published in State Board Reports 

Bd. of Ag.

1936 

1937 

1938 

1939 

1940 

1941 

1942 

1943 

1944 

1945 

1946 

1947 

1948 

1949 

1950 

1954 

1955 

1956 

1957 

Box

Unpublished 

Annual Reports

1953-1954 

1956-1957 

1957-1958 

1959-1960 

1960-1961 

1961-1962 

1962-1963 

1963-1964 

1964-1965 

1966-1967 

1967-1968 

1968-1969 

1969-1970 

1970-1971 

1971-1972 

1972-1973 

1973-1974 

1974-1975 

1975-1976 

1986 

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Serials 

#731: WKAR - Radio Guide 

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