Timothy L. Larson papers papers, 1850-2012  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Larson, Timothy L.
Title
Timothy L. Larson papers papers
Dates
1850-2012 (inclusive)
Quantity
66 boxes, (32.5 linear feet)
Collection Number
Accn0990
Summary
The Timothy L. Larson papers papers consist of materials related to the history of communications in Utah and the United States.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
SPCreference@lists.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Timothy L. Larson papers consist of materials related to the history of communications in Utah and the United States, including historical papers of Bonneville International Corporation, KSL, and other radio and television stations; interviews with and biographical information about significant characters in communications including Philo T. Farnsworth, Don Gale, Arch Madsen, and Keith Farr; correspondence regarding the Cooley Oral History Project (of which Larson was a part); Federal Communications Commission license applications and cases; and student work from his tenure as professor at the University of Utah, including dissertations and theses. Personal materials of Larson include paperwork for the Cooley Oral History Project, broadcast industry information, student work, and professional correspondence. Oversized boxes contain several historical copies of Utah newspapers covering events such as the Hindenburg disaster, the John F. Kennedy assassination, the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the sinking of the Titanic.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Timothy L. Larson papers, ACCN 0990, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: ACCN 0990.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Oral history interviews from Communications 533, 1987-1999Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
Philo Farnsworth
1 2
Joe Lee documentary
1 3
Dan Bammes
1 4
Gordon Acker
1 5
Jim Dabakis interview
1 6
Milton Davis
1 7
Bob Dobbs
1 8
Mark Eubank
1 9
Brent Feulner
1 10
Roy Gibson
1 11
John Greene
1 12
Henry Hilton
1 13
Paul James
1 14
Richard Rees
1 15
Del Williams
1 16
Robert G. Salter

Broadcasting MaterialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
2 1-11
Channel 14 Television applications, Salt Lake Broadcasting
2 12-13
Wasatch Broadcasters, Incorporated, Civil Leader Surveys
2 14-16
Civic leader surveys
2 17
Channel 14 Television application, Salt Lake Broadcasting
3
Master's thesis materials and notes
item
4 1
Conrad Glenn Page Smith, Selecting a Source of Local Television News in the Salt Lake City SMSA
1980
4 2
Amy Schnapper, The Distribution of Theatrical Feature Films to Television
1975

General personal materialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
5 1
Alpha Epsilon Rho roster
1946-1978
5 2
General personal materials
1953-1999
5 3
Bibliographic materials
1967-1991
5 4
General correspondence
1968-1991
5 5
Book contract
1971-1988
5 6
Paper to be presented before the National Cooperative Cable TV Conference
1973
5 7
Notes
1984
5 8
Magid Media Trends
1985-1986
5 9
Thank-you letters for oral history project
1988-1991
5 10
Research papers
1989
5 11
General correspondence
1990-1992
6 1
General educational materials
1999-2010
6 2
"Larsen's Wirth-Watching Historic Broadcasting Theater"
2007
6 3
Keith Farr broadcasting library
2008
6 4
General Marriott Library forms
6 5
The Entrepreneurship, Creativity, and Organizational Analytical Model
6 6
"People to Contact"
6 7
Don Gale Marriott Library deeds
6 8
Idea sharing

Broadcasting industry informationReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
7 1
Quarterly Report of Broadcasting Activity
1973
7 2
Television trends
1977
7 3
Broadcasting industry data
1980
7 4
The Wireless Register Directory
1985
7 5-6
Veronis, Suhler, and Associates Communications Industry Report
1986-1990
7 7
Communications Industry Forecast
1989
7 8
Telephone industry materials
1992-1993
7 9
"Station Sales Encore in '94"
1995

Utah Broadcasting Association Hall of FameReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
8 1
Utah Broadcasters Association
1979-1994
8 2
General materials
1984-2010
8 3
Utah Broadcasters Association
1986-1995
8 4
Programs
1986-2006
8 5
Award committee
1987
8 6
General materials
2001
8 7-9
Induction materials
2002-2012

Broadcasting in UtahReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
9 1
William Marconi
1892-1992
9 2
Chamber of Commerce materials
1989-1940
9 3
Salt Lake Herald-Tribune articles
Folder
4
Salt Lake Tribune
Box Folder
9 3
Fort Douglas radio station
1912-1937
9 4
Salt Lake Moving Picture Machine Operators Commemorative Journal
1912-1962
9 5-7
Radio Service Bulletins
1912-1946
9 8
Radio Corporation formation
1919
9 9
War on jazz music
1919
10 1
Deseret News telegraph
1920
10 2
QST Magazine
1920
10 3
Associated radio uses
1920-1922
10 4
Government use of radio
1920-1986
10 5
Fairgrounds radio station
1921
10 6
Radio concert
1922
10 7
"Radio Danger"
1922
10 8
Pantages Theatre
1922
10 9
J.C. Painter
1922
10 10
Fort Douglas radio station
1922-1926
10 11
Radio Service Bulletins
1923-1925
10 12
Radio Service Corporation of Utah
1924-1941
10 13
Radio interference
1925-1931
10 14
Radio Service Bulletins
1925-1932
10 15
General communications articles and studies
1929-1973
11 1
General communications articles and studies
1930-1974
11 2
National income statistics
1929-1961
11 3
General communications articles and studies
1933-1983
11 4
Utah station records
1938-1983
11 5
Report on Chain Broadcasting
1941
11 6
An Economic Study of Standard Broadcasting
1947
11 7
Utah station records
1948-1979
12 1
General communications articles and studies
1949-1976
12 2
General communications theses and essays
1949-1983
12 3
Radio stations in Utah
1954-1993
12 4
Keith Engar
1956-1990
12 5
Federal Communications Commission Fortieth Anniversary
1963-1974
12 6
50KW radio financial reports
1964-1972
12 7
General communications theses and essays
1969-1977
12 8
Federal Communications Commission rules
1971
12 9
Association for Professional Broadcasting Education Broadcast Management Seminar
1971
13 1
General communications theses and essays
1971-1974
13 2
Broadband communications report
1972
13 3
A Profile of the Development of Community Antenna Television in the State of Utah
1973
13 4
Salt Lake City Station rate cards
1973-1974
13 5
General Salt Lake City radio materials
1974-1998
14 1
Utah Needs: A General Population Survey
1975
14 2
Utah Holiday
1975
14 3-5
Satellite materials
1976-1980
14 6
"101 Years of Television Technology"
1976-1994
14 7
KUED Television Signal Reception Study
1978
14 8
Master Planning for Postsecondary Education in Utah
1978
15 1
Utah Looks at Cable Television
1981
15 2
New York City Museum of Broadcasting
1986-1989
15 3
Western Vintage Radio Club
1988-1989
15 4
"James is Retiring"
1989
15 5
Utah Advertising Federation rosters
1989-1994
15 6
General advertising materials
1989-2002
15 7
General materials
1990
15 8
"Radio Days: KUSA WDAE Celebrate 70 Years"
1992
15 9
Wasatch Front Value and Lifestyle groups
1994-1995
15 10
Utah Broadcasting Collection publicity releases
1981-1989
15 11
Salt Lake radio history
1982-1995
15 12
Documenting Utah broadcasting history
1983-2000
15 13
Women in Utah broadcasting
1986
15 14
Utah broadcasting development
1988
16 1
National Public Radio research
1989
16 2
Salt Lake City radio stations
1989
16 3
Citadel Broadcasting
1996
16 4
Hare Krishna radio
1996
16 5
Regent Broadcasting
1996-1997
16 6
Utah Advertising Federation rosters
1997
16 7
Channel 4 Fiftieth Anniversary
1998
16 8
Directory of broadcasting in Utah
2001
16 9
Utah FM engineering
16 10
Cable communications questionnaire for cities and towns in Utah
16 11
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
16 12
Phase I recommendations on the future of public television in Utah
16 13
Cable diary

History of broadcastingReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
17 1
Electrical World articles
1905-1924
17 2
Radio history news
1912-1971
17 3-4
Important events in radiotelegraphy
1915-1916
17 5
Commercial Club
1919
17 6
National radio news clippings
1919-1922
17 7
General radio articles
1919-1934
17 8
Broadcast history news clippings
1919-1947
17 9-10
General radio news
1919-1986
17 11
Department of Commerce
1920-1924
17 12
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library
1921-1981
17 13
KDL news
1922-1945
18 1-2
General materials
1922-1999
18 3
Amateur materials
1922-1980
18 4
Radio advertisements
1924
18 5
KMBC history materials
1926-1981
18 6
Radio history general materials
1926-1982
18 7
Electronics Magazine
1930-1934
18 8
Federal Radio Commission history and organization
1932
19 1
Inventors file
1935-1984
19 2
United States television stations
1947-1949
19 3
Information on editorializing
1967-1969
19 4
General materials
1969-1978
19 5
General cable materials
1970-1973
19 6
General cable news and stories
1971-1994
19 7
General broadcast history
1972-1978
19 8
Broadcast Editorializing
1972
19 9
Codes of ethics and production standards
1973-1978
20 1
Trempeleau Electric Cooperative
1974
20 2
"Chevy gets radio Clios"
1975
20 3
Communications and Rural America
1977
20 4
General materials
1977-1990
20 5
House of Representatives Bill 13015
1978
20 6
"The First 50 Years of Broadcasting: 1931-1951"
1980-1981
20 7
"The First 50 Years of Broadcasting: 1952-1981"
1981
20 8
Emanuel A. Floor
1984-1985
20 9
Attitudes and Opinions
1985
20 10
History of Consumer Electronics
1984
21 1
Columbia Broadcasting System sixtieth anniversary
1987
21 2
Television Information Office thirtieth anniversary study
1989
21 3
The History of Broadcasting in Maine: The First Fifty Years
1990
21 4
"Triad Center: The Gathering Place"
21 5
Satellite Technology Demonstration Federation of Rocky Mountain States, Incorporated
21 6
General materials
21 7
KMBC historical materials
21 8
Spark Sets and Galena Crystals: The History of General Electric Radio
21 9
Radio's 100 Men of Science

History of cableReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
22 1
National Archives materials
1922-1990
22 2
General cable reports and information
1938-1983
22 3
Cable regulations
1958-1994
22 4-5
National Archives materials
1961-1995
22 6
Cable Third Report and Order
1972
22 7
Cable regulations
1972-1994
23 1
General materials
1972-1979
23 2
Cable regulations
1975-1992
23 3
Cable television: Strategy for Penetrating Key Urban Markets
1976
23 4
Cable regulations
1980-1990

Bonneville International CorporationReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
24 1
KSL newsletters
1962-1978
24 2
History of Bonneville International Corporation
1964-1980
24 3
History of Bonneville International Corporation
1964-1980
24 4
Bonneville International Corporation history general materials
1966-1989
24 5
Arch Madsen speeches and news clippings
1967-1995
24 6
A Radio Feasibility Research Study on La Paz, Bolivia for Bonneville International Corporation
1968
25 1
KSL Incorporated executive committee minutes
1968-1976
25 2
Rogers, The History of the Clear Channel and Super Power Controversy in the Management of the Standard Broadcast Allocation Plan
1972
25 3
Historical Archive Collection
1973-1991
25 4
Bonneville International Corporation history general materials
1974-1981
25 5
Financial information
26 1
Executive Committee
1977-1978
26 2
Board of Directors
1977-1978
26 3
Golden Empire braodcasting contract
1978
26 4
Satellite Communications for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
1979
26 5
Bon Bon
1980-1981
26 6
Hawaii Seminar
1981-1982
26 7
News Director's Meeting
1981
26 8
Snowbird Conference expenses
1982
26 9
Snowbird Conference materials
1982
26 10
Park City Seminar expenses
1982
26 11
Park City Seminar
1982
26 12
Seattle Conference on Media and the Law
1982
26 13
Seminar correspondence
1982-1987
26 14
News and Public Affairs
1983
26 15
Manager's Conference
1983
26 16
Seminar evaluations
1983-1984
27 1
Triad Center progress reports
1983-1984
27 2
News Director's Seminar
1983-1986
27 3
Fred Friendly Seminar
1984
27 4
Expenses
1984
27 5
Don Gale correspondence and other materials
1985-1987
27 6
National Press Foundation certificate of appreciation
1988
27 7
Bonneville Holding Company annual meeting
1988
27 8
Bonneville International Corporation Twenty-fifth Anniversary
1989
27 9
General materials
1989-2007
27 10
Martin Luther King, Junior holiday
1990
27 11
Values Reports
1991-1996
27 12
Oral history series
1992
27 13
Values reports
1998-2001
27 14
General information
27 15
Cedar City expenses
27 16
Employee information
Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
28 1
Original application
1920-1964
28 2
Newspaper articles
1922-1988
28 3
Salt Lake City inspection records
1930-1931
28 4
Ground Wave Transmission Study
1937
28 5
Standard Optical shows
1947
28 6
KSL history general materials
1955-1989
29 1
General materials
1955-2002
29 2
George Foster Peabody Broadcasting Award
1962
29 3
Fortieth Anniversary
1962
29 4
General materials
1962-2007
29 5
Editorial information
1963-1989
29 6
Award entry for RTNDA Television News Awards
1967-1969
29 7
Newsletters
1967-1971
29 8
KSL Board of Directors meeting minutes
1968-1976
29 9
Financial materials
1968-1978
29 10
Public affairs
1968-1984
30 1
Wolsey, "The History of Radio Station KSL from 1922 to Television"
1967
30 2
Teletext
1968-1989
30 3
Financial information
1971-1976
30 4
Channel Five renewal
1971-1982
30 5
Owen Rich survey
1972
31 1
News poster
1973
31 2
Posters
1973-1977
31 3
KSL history materials
1974-1984
31 4
What's Right with America?
1976
31 5
Teledata Experimental Authorization
1978
31 6
David Lennox Murdoch
1978
31 7
Editorials
1978-1997
31 8
Educational programming
1982-1985
31 9
Frank N. Magid Associates
1985
31 10
Dan Rather
1986
31 11
Eyewitness News memorandum
1989
31 12
"TV Marti"
1990
31 13
McIntyre Radio Collection
1989-1991
31 14
Internet staff
1996
31 15
News team poster
31 16
Religious broadcasting
31 17
Ralph Handy
31 18
"The is KSL"
Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
32 1
Arbitron reports
1981-1989
32 2
General materials
1985-1992
32 3
KUER focus groups
1990
32 4
KUER Listenership Survery Report
1994
32 5
NPR and KUER
1996-2001
32 6
KUER Administrative Review Committee
2000
32 7
General data
2000
32 8
Adminstrative Review Committee
2000
33 1
Research
2000
33 2
Adminstrative Review Committee
2000
33 3
KUER review
2000
33 4
General news
2001
33 5
Listener survey
Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
34 1
Purchase agreement
1948-1967
34 2
KUTV news
1989
34 3
KUTV tour
34 4
Tanya Vea
2008
34 5-7
George Hatch
1945-2005
34 8
"A Pioneer in Communications"
1972-1996
34 9-10
General materials
1996-1997

Educational programming in UtahReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
35 1
KUED studies
1975-1990
35 2
General educational programming
1985-1989
35 3
The History of KUED and the Development of SETOC
1987
35 4
Policy Considerations for School Involvement in Electronic Technology and Communications
1994
35 5
KUED, The Big Picture
1994
35 6
KUED Viewer Survey reports
1995
35 7
Utah Education Network information packet
1996
35 8
The Utah Education Network: Bring Technology to Education
1996
35 9
Educational Telecommunications: The State-by-State Analysis
1996-1997
36 1
KUED research
1997
36 2
Utah Education Network, "Current Developments in Telecommunications"
1999
36 3
UtahLink
36 4
General Utah Education Network materials
37-38
History of KUTE
1912-2010

KALL and KLCYReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
39 1
Channel Two KUTV
1953-1986
39 2
Radio personalities
1963-1985
39 3
General materials
1976
39 4
Robert Hinckley
1988-1992
39 5
Ratings
1989
39 6
Management documents, contracts, and bills
1989-1991
39 7
KALL questionnaire
1990
39 8
Leonard Hawes evaluation propsal
1990
39 9
KLCY case study
1990
40 1
KALL case study
1990
40 2
Hour clocks
1990
40 3
KALL client list
1990-1991
40 4
Survey results
1991
40 5
KALL sale
1993
40 6
KALL and KLCY objectives
40 7
Hatch Station
Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
41 1-2
Sidney Fox materials
1920-1997
41 3
KDYL pictures
41 4
General materials
1934-1936
Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
42 1
General Channel 45 information
1985-1987
42 2
Channel 45 survey
1988
42 3
Election survey
1989-1992
42 4
General materials
1989-1993
42 5
Survey of listeners
1992
42 6
General materials
1992-1994

General station materialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
43 1
KFUT
1926-1927
43 2
Vietnam: A Television History
1982-1983
43 3
ESPN
1983
43 4
KTKK Radio Consultant
1988
43 5
Clark, KLUB/KISN Effective Z Management Style
1988
43 6
KLVV 99.5 FM case study
1990
43 7
Rose, KFOO: Education's First Station
1990
43 8
KCPX purchase agreement
1990-1994
43 9
The Breeze 97.9
44
KBIG and KIRO editorials
1964-1972

Federal Communications CommissionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
45 1
John Brinkley
1923-1933
45 2
National Archives materials
1929-1981
45 3
Utah Broadcasting Company co-partnership application
1935
45 4
Constructoin permit docket sheets and report
1936
45 5
General Federal Communications Commission cases
1936-1977
45 6
Application for construction permit
1945
45 7
General Federal Communications Commission hearings
1953
45 8
License renewal materials
1969
46 1
Federal Communications Commission report for KLO
1938
46 2
Annual reports
1973-1974
46 3
Forty-first annual report
1975
46 4
General materials
1978
46 5
Analysis of Communications Act of 1978
1978
46 6
Network inquiry special staff
1979
46 7
Federal Communications Commission Library periodicals
1990
46 8
National Archives materials
1990-1999
46 9
Commissioners of the Federal Communications Commission
1994
46 10
Glossary of terms
46 11
KALL license renewal materials
46 12
Clear Channel broadcasting applications

Park City researchReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
47 1
General correspondence
1993
47 2
Guest history
1993
47 3
Overnight materials
1993
47 4
Receipts
1993
47 5
Surveys
1984-1993
47 6
On the Street
1993
47 7
Housing survey
1994
47 8
KCPW
1994

Philo Farnsworth materialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
48 1-2
Elma Farnsworth memoir
1989
48 3-4
Classification of patents of Philo Farnsworth
1931-1942
48 5
Philo Farnsworth statue
1988-1990

Hancock v. Keystone CommunicationsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
49 1
General Keystone Communications materials
1993
49 2
Television schedules
2004
49 3-7
Combined Reply Memorandum
2006
50 1-3
Memorandum in Opposition to Defendant's Motion
2006
50 4
Deposition of David Cannon Pollei
2006
50 5-7
Defendant's Motion for Partial Summary Judgement as to the Existence of Keystone's Trade Secret
2007
51 1
Reply Memorandum in Support of Plaintiff's Cross-Motion for Partial Summary Judgement
2007
51 2
F. Richard Call affidavit
2007
51 3
Expert Witness Report of Keefe Pulley Pursuant
2007
51 4
Disclosures of Expert Witness David Cannon Pollei
2007
51 5
Expert Report of Dale Darling
2007
51 6
Expert Witness agreement and expenses
2007
51 7
Plaintiff's Designation of Potential Witnesses, Testifying Experts, and Proposed Exhibits
2007

Communications in WisconsinReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
52 1-2
Wisconsin Report of Telecommunications
1962-1973
52 3-5
Communications in Wisconsin
1972-1989

General articles and publicationsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
53
AdNews
1989-2012
Folder
54 1
Amateur's war records
1909-1924
54 2
Women in early commercial radio
1917-1989
54 3
Explorations in Entrepreneurial History
1949-1951
54 4
John Gallivan
1960-1993
54 5
The Effects of Common Ownership on Media Content and Influence
1969
54 6
Mass Communications in the United States
1970
54 7
Mormons in the media
1977-1979
54 8
H. L. Chadbourne
1982-1983
54 9
General journalism materials
1982-1984
54 10
International Business Machines Corporation Systems Journal
1983
54 11
Histiography articles
1986-1992
54 12
Telescene case study
1988
55 1
Video West: A Management Analysis
1988
55 2
Thomas McCarthey obituary
1989
55 3
Broadcasting in Central and South America
1995-1996
55 4
Abe Glassman
55 5
Hale, "TV Game"
55 6
Lichty and Gomery, More is Less
55 7
Notes on Utah newspapers
55 8
Invention and Innovation in the Radio Industry

General materialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
56 1
Churchill Capital, Incorporated
1996
56 2
Search engine optimization
56 3
"Tribune Earns Five First-Place Journalism Awards"
56 4
"Junior Poster Supplement"
56 5
Guest book
56 6
"Story Telling Time" scrapbook
57 1
Edward, Broadcast Operations at Utah State University
1972
57 2
General Lutheran Church materials
1987-1999
57 3
Hilton, The History of LDS Business College and its Parent Institutions
1995
57 4
Katherine and Frank Carman
1989
58-61
Radio format analysis papers
1977-2005
62
Solitude Mountain Resort surveys
2000
63
General student work
1996-2010
64
Newspapers and newsclippings
1850-2005
65
John Fitzgerald Kennedy memorial scrapbook
1963-1968
66
General oversized materials
"Just for the record" KRSP promotional poster, "Freedon and Progress through Communication" book.
1965-1977

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Broadcast journalism--Utah
  • Television broadcasters--Utah--Interviews
  • Television broadcasting--Utah
  • Personal Names :
  • Larson, Timothy L.--Archives