RPTF/ARSC Sound Collections Database

Walter Edgar's Journal

Description:
Studio and live recording sessions for Walter Edgar's Journal. Broadcast programs of same.
Creators:
South Carolina Public Radio and SCETV Commission
Dates:
2001/2017
Repository/Collector:
South Carolina Public Radio/SCETV
Repository/Collector Type:
Broadcasting station and State
City:
Columbia
State:
South Carolina
Country:
United States
Content types:
Performed Music, Spoken Word, and Broadcast Programs
Formats:
Polyester open reel tape, VHS (including SVHS and VHS-C), Betamax, Optical disc (including CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RW, VCD), and Digital audio file (including MP3, WAV, AIFF, etc.)
Languages:
English
Genres:
Radio interviews
Access statement:
Access for research only. Permissions for access require written requests and are granted on a case by case basis. Access may require the creation of listening copies.
Inventory description:
Relational database and Digital text document (other than spreadsheet or database)
Supporting documentation:
MS Access database of broadcast episodes; MS Word doc of raw sessions. There are broadcast program listings which include guests and topics.
Historical relevance:
SC Public Radio's production of Walter Edgar's Journal has provided a window into Southern culture and South Carolina history for both long time residents and newcomers.
Condition note:
Hard disk storage, assumed to be playable, but may suffer some degradation
Notes:
VHS tapes include both SVHS tapes and Digital (PCM) recordings on VHS