Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Radio Broadcasting Collection
Repository:
Rare Book Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/9306sz33p
Dates:
1938-1959
Size:
11 boxes and 23.75 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxr): Box 1-11
Language:
English

Abstract

The Radio Broadcasting Collection consists of typescripts of scripts for "The Cavalcade of America" and "The Bookman" as well as promotional material for the major radio networks, such as ABC, CBS, NBC, the Mutual Broadcasting System, and the Municipal Broadcasting System (WNYC). Included is material regarding the coverage of news during the latter years of World War II and copies of clippings about the Orson Welles broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" in 1938.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists of typescripts of scripts for "The Cavalcade of America" and "The Bookman" as well as promotional material for the major radio networks, such as ABC, CBS, NBC, the Mutual Broadcasting System, and the Municipal Broadcasting System (WNYC). Included is material regarding the coverage of news during the latter years of World War II and copies of clippings about the Orson Welles broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" in 1938.

Arrangement:

Arranged in this order: "The Cavalcade of America," National Broadcasting Company, Mutual Broadcasting Company, foreign material, oversize, miscellaneous.

Collection History

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Associate University Librarian for Special Collections. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Other Finding Aids:

A card index is available.

Credit this material:

Radio Broadcasting Collection; Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/9306sz33p
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184