RPTF/ARSC Sound Collections Database

WRAS Radio Records

Description:
WRAS Radio records, 1966-2009, contain materials documenting the Georgia State University student-run radio station. The collection consists of materials pertaining to day-to-day operations, tower construction and relocation, playlists, logs, news clippings, ephemera, station produced sound recordings (interviews, promos, drops) and sound recording submissions for the Georgia Music Show. Notable in the collection is the almost complete run of general manager files documenting the station’s activities under each manager.
Creators:
WRAS (Radio station : Atlanta, Ga.)
Dates:
1966/2009
Repository/Collector:
Georgia State University Special Collections and Archives
Repository/Collector Type:
College or university
City:
Atlanta
State:
Georgia
Country:
United States
Collection ID:
M218
Extent:
8 linear feet, 900 Optical and 45rpm discs
Content types:
Performed music, Spoken word, Still image, and Text
Formats:
Pressed LP disc, Pressed 45rpm disc, Optical disc (Including CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RW, VCD), MiniDisc, Polyester open reel tape, Photographic print, and Text document
Indexing terms:
WRAS (Radio station : Atlanta, Ga.), Radio broadcasting, Radio producers and directors, and College radio stations
Languages:
English
Genres:
Radio programs, Popular music, Radio announcements, Radio interviews, and Radio sports events
Access statement:
This collection is open for research.
Usage statement:
To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.
Inventory description:
EAD finding aid
Historical relevance:
WRAS is the Georgia State University student-run radio station airing eclectic music programing, news, sporting events, and public service announcements with emphasis on university events. The station has one of the country's most powerful college radio signals in the nation.
Condition note:
Playable with proper equipment
Notes:
Nearly finished being processed and the Finding Aid will be online soon.
Website URL:
View on library.gsu.edu