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Public Radio Oral History Project Papers, 1977-1978
- Harrison, Burt
- Public Radio Oral History Project Papers
- 1977-1978 (inclusive)19771978
- 2 containers., (1 linear feet of shelf space.), (42 items.)
- Collection Number
- Cage 481
- 1 ft. Summary Transcripts and interviews with pioneers of public radio broadcasting in the United States, conducted by Burt Harrison.
Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
- Access Restrictions
This collection is open for research use.
- Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Public Radio Oral History Project papers consist of a series of interviews of pioneers of public radio. The interviews were conducted by Burt Harrison, former manager of KWSU radio, during the period 1977-1978 under a contract from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
The original tapes were sent to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting headquarters in Washington D.C. as part of the grant agreement.
[Item Description]. Cage 481, Public Radio Oral History Project Papers . Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
The records of the Public Radio Oral History Project are arranged alphabetically by the interviewee's last name in a single series. The collection is made up of 42 typed transcripts from recorded interviews with the subjects concerning their careers in broadcasting.
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.
|1||2||Martin P. Busch||1978|
|1||4||John C. Crabbe||1978|
|1||7||Albert P. Fredette||1978|
|1||10||Betty T. Girling||1978|
|1||13||Ruane B. Hill||1978|
|1||14||Robert L. Hilliard||1978|
|1||15||Robert C. Hinz||1978|
|1||16||Richard B. Hull||1978|
|1||19||Lucinda (Landreth) Kindred||1978|
|1||20||Harold B. McCarty||1978|
|1||22||James S. Miles||1978|
|2||24||James M. Morris||1978|
|2||25||Robert A. Mott||1978|
|2||26||Frank W. Norwood||1978|
|2||27||Morris S. Novik||1978|
|2||29||Donald R. Quayle||1978|
|2||30||John A. Regnell||1978|
|2||35||Martha and Walter Sheppard||1978|
|2||36||John D. ("Jack") Summerfield||1978|
|2||37||Patricia L. Swenson||1978|
|2||39||I. Keith Tyler||1978|
|2||40||Robert E. Underwood||1978|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- National Public Radio (U.S.)
- Public radio--History--Archives
- Radio programs, Public service--History
- Harrison, Burton Dwight, 1917- (creator)
- Public Radio Oral History Project--Archives (creator)
- Radio broadcasting--Biography