RPTF/ARSC Sound Collections Database

New Dimensions Media records, 1968-2016

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. 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.
Michael Toms and Justine Toms
Stanford University, Dept. of Special Collections
Repository/Collector Type:
College or university
Palo Alto
United States
Collection ID:
570 feet; 6600 media elements
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)
Interviews and Public broadcasting
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.
Usage statement:
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish
Inventory description:
Relational database and EAD finding aid
Condition note:
Known damage (repairs needed) and Unknown
Online finding aid:
View on www.oac.cdlib.org
Local catalog record:
View on searchworks.stanford.edu