Guide to the Educational broadcasting collection PA Mss 128

Finding aid prepared by Wyatt Young and Zachary Liebhaber, 2017.
UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara 93106-9010
2017 May 15

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

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

Box 1

Educational broadcasting catalogues, trade magazines, pamphlets educational materials, manuscripts and ephemera 1930s-1940s 1933-1946