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Guide to the Pacifica Foundation Publicity brochures and papers, 1949-1984
Special Collections M0425  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Historical Note
  • Scope and Content
  • Arrangement Note
  • Some Sample Folios

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Pacifica Foundation Publicity brochures and papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1949-1984
    Collection number: Special Collections M0425
    Creator: Pacifica Foundation
    Extent: .5 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Provenance

    Gift of Pacifica Foundation, 1985.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Pacifica Foundation Publicity brochures and papers, M0425, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Historical Note

    The first listener-subscription FM educational radio station. Began broadcasting 15 April 1949.

    Scope and Content

    Documents on Pacifica Foundation, with emphasis on KPFA-FM in Berkeley, California. Primarily printed articles about KPFA, programming schedules, information flyers and publicity materials.

    Arrangement Note

    The a's and b's were necessary to maintain approximate chronological order after some literature was found late, after an initial numbering had taken place.
    PACIFICA PUBLICITY BROCHURES AND PAPERS
    WITH EMPHASIS ON KPFA-FM IN BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA
    THE FIRST LISTENER-SUBSCRIPTION FM EDUCATIONAL RADIO STATION
    ON THE AIR SINCE APRIL 15, 1949

    Some Sample Folios

    KPFA Volume 6 Number 13, September 18-October 1, 1955
    KPFK Volume 8 Number 3, September 1-September 30, 1966
    WBAI Volume 1 Number 1, January 1--January 24, 1960
    KPFT Volume 4 Number 2, April 1973 Contains a feature, The Last FCC Decision the story of the License renewals after the 1963 Investigations by the Senate Internal Security Sub-Committee and the FCC. This is the last chapter in Eleanor McKinney's book, The Exacting Ear.
    KPFA Volume 25, Number 4, April 1974, Quarter Century special contains reprint of Christopher Koch On Working at Pacifica, Lewis Hill The Theory of Listener-Sponsored Radio (1951), and Pacifica Poll Results.