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A Guide to the WRUF Program Materials, 1928-1949

Finding aid prepared by Finding aid created by Carl Van Ness, revised by Andrea Benefiel

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
April 2007


Descriptive Summary

Creator: WRUF (Radio station : Gainesville, Fla.)
Title: WRUF Program Materials
Dates: 1928-1949
Abstract: Early sign-on logs and program schedules for radio station WRUF at the University of Florida.
Extent: 2.0 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Identification: Series 68
Language(s): English

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."


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Related or Separated Material

See also the Preston Wood Script Collection.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], WRUF Program Materials, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Contents List

Programs, 1933-1936

Box Folder
1 1 Music Appreciation for public schools, schedules and descriptions, 1932
1 2 Economic Conditions of Today, script and schedule for broadcast series sponsored by Beta Eta chapter of Delta Sigma Pi, 1933
1 3 Bible lessons by Dr. William Harold Wilson, 1933-1936
1 4 National Farm and Home Hour, transcript 1936 September 16


Program Logs and Schedules, 1928-1949

Box Folder
2 5 Radio program logs (includes some 1930 schedules), 1930-1935
2 6 Radio program logs, 1936-1938
2 7 Radio program logs, 1939-1941
2 8 Radio program logs, 1942
2 9 Radio program logs, 1943
2 10 Radio program logs, 1944
2 11 Radio program logs, 1945
2 12 Radio program logs, 1946
2 13 Radio program logs, 1947
2 14 Radio program logs, 1948
2 15 Radio program logs, 1949
3 16 Radio program schedules, logs, and program analysis, 1928-1929
3 17 Radio program schedules, 1930 January 1, 1930 March 23-June 30
3 18 Radio program schedules, 1930 July 1 - December 31
3 19 Radio program schedules, 1930 January 1 - June 30
3 20 Radio program schedules, 1931 July 1 - December 31
3 21 Radio program schedules, 1932 January 1 - June 30
3 22 Radio program schedules, 1932 July 1 - December 31
3 23 Radio program schedules, 1933 January 1 - June 30
3 24 Radio program schedules, 1933 July 1 - December 31
3 25 Radio program schedules, 1934 January 1 - June 30
3 26 Radio program schedules, 1934 July 1 - December 31
3 27 Radio program schedules, 1935 January 1 - June 30
3 29 Radio program schedules, 1936 January 5 - July 4
3 30 Radio program schedules, 1936 July 5 - December 31
3 31 Radio program schedules, 1937 January 1 - May 31
3 32 Radio program schedules, 1937 June 1 - October 2
3 33 Radio program schedules, 1938 June - December
3 34 Radio program schedules, 1939 January - June



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