RPTF/ARSC Sound Collections Database

WUVT

Description:
We have a massive collection of about 50,000 recordings on CD and vinyl, in addition to both digital and tape airchecks spanning several decades. We also have program guides, advertisements, and station produced publications.
Repository/Collector:
WUVT-FM
Repository/Collector Type:
Broadcasting station
City:
Blacksburg
State:
Virginia
Country:
United States
Extent:
26,500 optical discs; 18,300 pressed LP discs; 2,500 pressed 7" 45rpm discs
Content types:
Performed music, Spoken word, Still image, and Text
Formats:
Open reel tape (unknown material), Digital Audio Tape (DAT), Photographic print, Digital audio file (including MP3, WAV, AIFF, etc.), Pressed LP disc, Pressed 78rpm disc, Pressed 45rpm disc, Optical disc (Including CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RW, VCD), Analog audiocassette, MiniDisc, Text document, Printed brochure, and Printed magazine
Carrier types:
Audiocassette, Audiotape reel, Audio disc, and Sheet
Languages:
English, Spanish, Greek, French, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Turkish, Swahili, German, Russian, and Hungarian
Genres:
Rock music, Rock music radio programs, Country music, Country music radio programs, Folk music, Folk music radio programs, Rap (Music), Jazz, Jazz radio programs, Art music, Classical music radio programs, and Children’s radio programs
Access statement:
This collection is generally available for access with prior coordination. Please contact WUVT staff for more details.
Inventory description:
Spreadsheet and Digital text document
Historical relevance:
Significant collection of college radio items in southwestern Virginia. The station maintains a collection of a wide selection of music across many genres and eras of popular music.
Condition note:
Playable with proper equipment