The John M. Baldwin papers (1931-1979) document his life as a pioneer in Television (TV) Broadcasting. The papers consist of personal materials and career related materials. The personal materials consist of clippings, a scrapbook, financial information and his autobiography. His career related materials consist of reports and information on the various domestic and international TV and radio projects he worked on; architectural drawings, road and aeronautical maps of various parts of the world, photographs, technical information on developments in radio and TV equipment, and various technical and miscellaneous published items.
The Donald G. Godfrey papers (1924-2013) contain correspondence, thesis proposals, dissertation abstracts, articles, surveys, organization materials, a notebook, and news clippings, mostly pertaining to the LDS Church communications systems and the Bonneville International Corporation broadcasting system. Included in the collection are materials gathered during the years of research spent in preparing Philo T. Farnsworth: The Father of Television, for University of Utah Press. Godfrey was a director for KOET Television, Ogden City Schools, Ogden, Utah, from 1966 to 1968. From 1986 to 1987 he was the corporate communications director for Phillipine Imports. He earned a master's degree from the University of Oregon in 1969 for research on the Bonneville International Corporation.
The G. Bennett Larson papers (1929-1987) primarily span the radio years 1930-1940. The collection is divided into three sections: the first section contains Larson's personal materials, the second section contains materials documenting the Time acquisition, and the third section contains twenty-six boxes of radio scripts that Larson either produced or directed. George Bennett Larson (1910-1989) began as a fledgling radio star with KDYL in Utah and went on to become a successful radio and television entrepreneur.