RPTF/ARSC Sound Collections Database

Steve Cichon Collection

Description:
Air checks, sports, news, political coverage, local DJs, local music, station IDs/jingles, and local commercials from stations WKBW, WBEN, WINE, WHSO, WEBR, and WGR, from 1950s-1980
Repository/Collector:
Steve Cichon
Repository/Collector Type:
Personal
City:
Buffalo
State:
New York
Country:
United States
Extent:
600-700
Content types:
Sounds and Other
Formats:
Disc (Commercial, Homemade, Transcription), Reel-to-reel, Audiocassette, CD, MiniDisc, External drive, Website, VHS (audio), Betacam SP, 1, 2, and 3/4 in videotape, DVC pro tapes, and DVD
Inventory description:
Paper inventory or finding aid 
Supporting documentation:
Finding aid is list of digitized recordings
Historical relevance:
Rare local broadcasts from Buffalo and surrounding area spanning several decades – one of the most comprehensive private collections in the region
Condition note:
Playable with proper equipment
Notes:
Cichon is a former WBEN announcer and local author who is working on a book with Marty Biniasz on Buffalo broadcasting history; full bio at http://www.buffalostories.com/steve.htm
Website URL:
View on www.staffannouncer.com