Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Bayard Stockton Good Companions Radio Show Collection
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (76.05 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Details
Table of contents What's This?
  • Content Description
  • Biographical / Historical
  • Arrangement
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Processing Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use

  • Contributing Institution: Gledhill Library
    Title: Bayard Stockton Good Companions Radio Show Collection
    source: Stockton, Bayard, 1930-2006
    Identifier/Call Number: AR.1997.001
    Physical Description: 107 Cassettes
    Date (inclusive): 1983-1986
    Abstract: The Bayard Stockton Good Companions Radio Show Collection contains one hundred seven (107) community affairs radio interviews aired on KMGQ-FM Goleta and conducted with a wide variety of well-known people on current events such as the arts, social issues, the environment, education, agriculture, politics, science, and history.
    Language of Material: English .
    Container: 1997-094

    Content Description

    The Bayard Stockton Good Companions Radio Show Collection contains one hundred seven (107) audiocassette tapes of interviews from the "Good Companions" radio show hosted by Bayard Stockton on station KMGQ-FM Goleta. The collection includes tape index sheets for some of the interviews.

    Biographical / Historical

    Bayard Stockton, the "Good Companions" program host, started his career as a Cold War spy for the CIA in post-WW II Europe. In the 1960s he worked as a foreign correspondent for Newsweek. He also authored three books. Stockton moved to Santa Barbara in 1980 where he got involved in the community. Over the years, he was known as a radio personality, a teacher, writer, lecturer, media hound, political watchdog, and staunch supporter of causes.


    The Bayard Stockton Good Companions Radio Show Collection is arranged in two series:
    1) Radio programs, 1983-1986
    2) Interview indexes, 1983-1986

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The Bayard Stockton Good Companions Radio Show audio tapes were donated by Bayard Stockton to the Santa Barbara Historical Museum in 1997.

    Processing Information

    The Bayard Stockton Good Companions Radio Show Collection was processed by Chris S. Ervin CA in July and August 2021.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of radio program], Bayard Stockton Good Companions Radio Show Collection, AR-1997-001, Gledhill Library, Santa Barbara Historical Museum, Santa Barbara, California.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Property rights reside with the Santa Barbara Historical Museum. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head Archivist of the Gledhill Library.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Age discrimination
    AIDS activists
    Art dealers
    Art galleries, Commercial
    California -- History
    Christmas -- Mexico
    Class reunions
    Cocaine abuse
    Computer Camp
    Dating (Social customs)
    Diplomatic and consular service, Israeli
    Editorial cartoonists
    Electronic musical instrument makers
    Fishery processing plants
    Flood control -- California -- Santa Barbara County
    German states -- Politics and government
    Goleta Valley Community Center (Goleta, Calif.)
    Marine biology
    Marine resources conservation
    Medical rehabilitation
    Motion picture film
    Mural painting and decoration
    Offshore oil well drilling
    Performing arts
    Philosophy, Modern
    Popular music -- Writing and publishing
    Raggedy Ann (Fictitious character)
    Radio programs
    Real estate developers
    Santa Barbara Harbor
    School budgets
    Screenwriters -- Credits
    Screen process printing
    Sex discrimination in the mass media industry
    Soccer teams
    Stress management
    Surgery, Plastic
    Television acting
    Television broadcasting
    Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- United States
    Wine and wine making
    Women dentists
    Access Theatre (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
    Ashmore, Harry S., 1916-1998
    Austin, Tony (Anthony)
    Auchincloss, Pamela, 1956-
    Aznavour, Charles. (Title of work: Songs.)
    Ballard Canyon Winery (1974-1992)
    Bartlett, Terry (Terry Ann)
    Beaver, Jerry, 1932-2018
    Ben-Zeev, Yoram, 1944-
    Berg, Lodewijk van den, 1932-
    Blatt, Thomas Toivi, 1927-2015
    Bloch, Robert, 1917-1994
    Blumenfeld, Erik, 1915-1997
    Bollay, Denny (Dennison), 1950-
    Butler, Michael (Michael Philip), 1941-
    California. Department of Transportation
    Callahan, Larry
    Capra Press
    Carlos, Ann (Ann Wyckoff)
    Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (1959-1987)
    Chevron Oil Company
    Clemmons, Penny, Dr.
    Collura, Frank
    Corning, Merv (Mervin Allen), 1926 - 2006
    Craft, Christine, 1944-
    de Picciotto, Phyllis
    Direct Relief
    Dos Pueblos Orchid Farm (Goleta, Calif.) (1943-)
    Douglas, Michael, 1944-
    Dowling, Vincent (Vincent Gerard), 1929-2013
    Downey, Bill, 1922-1994
    Easton, Robert, 1915-1999
    Elings Park (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
    Elliott, John, 1929-2019
    Esparza, Hortensia
    Eventoff, Frank
    Fox, Karen (Karen Wilson)
    Franklin, Erik
    Gabriele, Guy
    Gelbart, Larry
    Gibney, Frank (Frank Bray), 1924-2006
    Goodall, George
    Goodson, Billy (Bill)
    Grand Hotel (Los Olivos, Calif.)
    Guardian Angels (Organization)
    Hallock, Gene, DDS (B Gene), 1928-2002
    Harris, King
    Harwin, Jerry (Jerome), 1911-2012
    Hazard, Ralph (Ralph E.), 1919-2009
    Heath, Bill
    Heslin, Joe
    Howorth, Peter, 1944-
    Huston, Valerie
    Huttenback, Robert A. (Robert Arthur), 1928-2012
    Ives, Burl, 1909-1995
    Jaidar, George, 1930-
    Jones, Steve
    Keading, Bob
    Kehoe, Ron
    Keller, Gregory S.
    Kingma, Daphne Rose
    KMGQ-FM (Radio station: Goleta, Calif.)
    Lathim, Rod
    Lewis, Danny
    MacDougall, Peter R.
    Matthews, Walt (Walter), 1940-2008
    McClintock, Kathy, Dr., DDS
    Meek, Bob, Ph.D. (Robert Preston), 1947-2004
    Meisel, Harris, Dr., 1932-2018
    Messina, Jim
    Mitchum, Robert, 1917-1997
    Montecito Bank & Trust (1975-)
    Montecito Water District (Santa Barbara County, Calif.) (1921-)
    Pacific Basin Institute
    Pacific Conservatory Theatre (Santa Maria, Calif.) (1964-)
    Papas, William, 1927-2000
    Quijada, Michael
    Phillips, Fletcher, Dr. (Fletcher R.)
    Rapp, Joanne
    Redden, Ole (Harold Roy), 1924-2013
    Richmond, Earl H.
    Roberts, Ines (Ines Labunski)
    Roehm, Charlie (Charles Sewall), 1930-2018
    Rouse, Stella Haverland, 1908-1999
    San Marcos High School (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
    Santa Barbara Advertising Club
    Santa Barbara Arts and Crafts Show
    Santa Barbara Ballet (Santa Barbara, Calif.) (1972-)
    Santa Barbara High School
    Santa Barbara Research Center
    Santa Barbara Symphony
    Santa Barbara Writers' Conference
    Shipman, Stephen W.
    Siemens, Sharol
    Siemens, Wayne
    Smith, Martin Cruz, 1942-
    Sobibór (Concentration camp)
    Strong, Bob (Robert)
    Strong, Ray, 1905-2006
    Stubchaer, Jim (James M.)
    Towbes, Michael, 1929-2017
    Underwood, Hank
    United States. Forest Service (1880-)
    University of California, Santa Barbara
    Vandenberg Air Force Base (Calif.)
    Vercammen, Paul J., 1928-2002
    Villa, Eduardo
    Wagner, Mike
    Watkins, Jack, Maj. Gen. (Jack L.), 1928-2013
    Weaver, Pat, 1908-2002
    West, Timothy, 1934-
    White, Jerry
    Williams, Kathy
    Williamson, Laird (Laird Harold), 1937-2020
    Young, Noel, 1922-2002
    Stockton, Bayard, 1930-2006