RPTF/ARSC Sound Collections Database

New Dimensions Media records, 1968-2016

570 linear feet of media (circa 6600 quarter-inch audio tapes, DATs, cassettes, minidiscs, and CDs) and 66 linear feet of archival records, including organizational files, resource files, press/promotional and mailings, photographs and slides, NEW DIMENSIONS JOURNAL and NEWSLETTER, and business records. The tapes hold approximately 7000 hours of audio and video recordings. New Dimensions Media is an independent, listener supported, educational broadcasting group based in Ukiah, California. Interviews by the group are carried by public and community radio stations and feature a gamut of eclectic voices including artists, scientists, ecologists, social architects, healers, spiritual leaders, indigenous voices, etc. The program is broadcast in more than 500 communities nationally.
Michael Toms and Justine Toms
Stanford University, Dept. of Special Collections
Repository/Collector Type:
College or university
Palo Alto
United States
636 linear feet (7000 interviews)
Content types:
Spoken word
Optical disc (including CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RW, VCD), MiniDisc, Analog audiocassette, Digital Audio Tape (DAT), and Open reel tape (unknown material)
Access statement:
The print portion of accession 2008-144 is open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Audiovisual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy. The remainder of the collection is closed until processed.
Inventory description:
EAD finding aid and Online catalog record
Condition note:
Playable with proper equipment, Known damage (repairs needed), and Unknown
Online finding aid:
View on www.oac.cdlib.org
Local catalog record:
View on searchworks.stanford.edu