B. Floyd Farr papers, 1936-1946 PDF
- Farr, B. Floyd
- B. Floyd Farr papers
- 1936-1946 (inclusive)19361946
- 2 boxes, (0.75 linear feet)
- Collection Number
- The B. Floyd Farr papers consist of advertisements, program correspondence, and scripts from KDYL and KPO; NBC annual reports (1936-1945); and various radio-related publications. Includes a biography written by George Snell. Farr was a radio announcer, engineer, and executive.
- University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
- 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.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
B. Floyd Farr was a radio announcer, engineer, and executive. His career began at KDYL in Salt Lake City, Utah; later he moved to KPO, an NBC station in San Francisco. In 1947, along with George Snell, he acquired the first of a network of radio stations they managed throughout the West.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The B. Floyd Farr papers consist of advertisements, program correspondence, and scripts from KDYL and KPO; NBC annual reports (1936-1945); and various radio-related publications. Includes a biography written by George Snell.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
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.
Initial Citation: B. Floyd Farr papers, ACCN 0934, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.
Following Citations: ACCN 0934.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1||7-8||KDYL program proposals|
|1||9||KDYL general materials|
|1||10-11||KPO-KGO radio programs||1941-1943|
|1||12||KPO-KGO radio program titled, "Valley of the Moon"||1941|
|1||13||KPO-KGO program proposals|
|1||14||KPO-KGO general materials|
|1||15||National Broadcasting Company annual reports||1936-1945|
|2||2||Radio Age||1942, 1943, 1945|
|2||3||Radio, general materials|
This folder consists of B & H Builder, "The City of St. Francis" program and The New Pacific Coast.
|1940, 1942, 1946|
|2||5||Replica of the first edition, initially printed in 1850, of the Deseret News|
|2||6||"Better Ways to Start the Day: Kate Smith's Breakfast Book" booklet||1941|
|2||7||KGO-KPO "Chronicle Diamond Jubilee"||1940|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Radio broadcasters--Utah
- Radio broadcasting--United States--History--Sources
- Personal Names :
- Farr, B. Floyd--Archives
- Corporate Names :
- KDYL (Radio station: Salt Lake City, Utah)
- KPO (Radio station: San Francisco, Calif.)
- NBC (Radio)
- Form or Genre Terms :
- Annual reports
- Radio scripts