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WRUF Program Materials

 Series
Identifier: Series 068

Scope and Content

Record Series 68 contains early sign-on logs and program schedules for radio station WRUF at the University of Florida. WRUF went on the air on October 13, 1928 and the earliest log is dated November 20, 1929. Among the student broadcasters whose initials can be found in this series are Jimmy Butsch, Red Barber, and Otis Boggs. Also included are materials for a radio bible class taught by Professor William Harold Wilson, a script for the National Farm and Home Hour (1936), materials for a 1932 music appreciation program, and radio addresses from 1933 entitled "The Economic Conditions of Today."

Dates

  • 1928-1957

Creator

Access

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Extent

2.0 Linear feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Early sign-on logs and program schedules for radio station WRUF at the University of Florida.

Physical Location

University of Florida Smathers Library Building

Related Material

Title
A Guide to the WRUF Program Materials, 1928-1957
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Finding aid created by Carl Van Ness, revised by Andrea Benefiel
Date
April 2007
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared Using Dacs
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository

Contact:
George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America
352-273-2755