B. Floyd Farr papers, 1936-1946  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Farr, B. Floyd
Title
B. Floyd Farr papers
Dates
1936-1946 (inclusive)
Quantity
2 boxes, (0.75 linear feet)
Collection Number
Accn0934
Summary
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.
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
special@library.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


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

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: 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

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1 Biographical information
1 2 KDYL correspondence 1938-1939
1 3-5 KDYL programs 1937-1942
1 6 KDYL advertisements
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 1 KSFO 1940
2 2 Radio Age 1942, 1943, 1945
2 3 Radio, general materials
2 4 California publications
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
  • Biographies
  • Correspondence
  • Radio scripts