RPTF/ARSC Sound Collections Database

KTRU Rice Radio Archive

Description:
The KTRU Rice Radio archive includes audio created by the student radio station from 1969 - 2005, covering a variety of searchable topics, such as: news, sports, interviews, musician interviews, and speeches and lectures. To learn more about the Rice University KTRU Radio records and their complete contents, please visit our detailed inventory.
Creators:
KTRU Rice Radio
Dates:
1969/2007
Repository/Collector:
Woodson Research Center Special Collections & Archives, Fondren Library
Repository/Collector Type:
College or university
City:
Houston
State:
Texas
Country:
United States
Collection ID:
UA 011
Extent:
25 lin. ft.
Content types:
Performed music, Sounds (Other than music & language), and Spoken word
Formats:
Analog audiocassette, Digital Audio Tape (DAT), Polyester open reel tape, and Digital audio file (including MP3, WAV, AIFF, etc.)
Languages:
English
Genres:
Live music, Interviews, News, Sports, and Speeches and lectures
Access statement:
Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586. Some items are online at: https://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/96594 others are accessible by request.
Usage statement:
This material is open for research.
Inventory description:
Paper inventory or finding aid, EAD finding aid, and Online catalog record
Historical relevance:
Audio recordings and administrative files reflecting the daily business of the KTRU Radio station at Rice University. Recordings include newscasts, interviews with rock, jazz and classical musicians, Rice Presidents’ State of the University speeches and recorded live music. Administrative records include radio directors’ meeting minutes, “Gripes and Groans” books from the DJ booth, programming notes, election forms, DJ handbook, licensing information, and correspondence.
Notes:
All digitized
Website URL:
View on scholarship.rice.edu
Online finding aid:
View on archives.library.rice.edu
Local catalog record:
View on alexandria.rice.edu