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Educational broadcasting collection
PA Mss 128  
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  • Access Restrictions
  • Use Restrictions
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content

  • Title: Educational broadcasting collection
    Identifier/Call Number: PA Mss 128
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.42 linear feet (1 document box)
    Date (inclusive): 1930s-1940s
    Date (bulk): 1933-1946
    Physical Location: Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library
    Language of Material: The collection is in English.

    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

    Use Restrictions

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Research Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of Item], Educational broadcasting collection, PA Mss 128. Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library

    Acquisition Information

    Library purchase, 2017.

    Scope and Content

    The Educational Broadcasting Collection consists of catalogues, trade magazines, pamphlets, educational materials, manuscripts, and ephemera that serves as an overview of the broadcasting industry during the golden age of radio. The bulk of these materials range in date from 1933-1946. These materials mostly pertain to broadcasting and recording as well as motion picture projectors of the era. Included in this collection are manuals and trade catalogues for many different recording and playback devices, as well as promotional materials and broadcasting guidelines for the industry. Efforts from many notable corporations that can be found in the collection are RCA-Victor, the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC), and more.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Broadcasting
    Manuscripts (documents)
    Operating manuals
    Pamphlets
    Printed ephemera
    Promotional materials
    Trade catalogs
    CBS Broadcasting Inc.
    National Broadcasting Company
    RCA-Victor Company, inc.