Records of the Amherst College student radio station, WAMH (formerly WAMF). Records include audio recordings, publicity materials, program guides, correspondence, photographs, training materials, FCC materials and internal documentation of radio station operations. This collection recieves frequent additions.
WAMH (radio station: Amherst, Mass.)
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
College or university
7 linear feet
Performed music, Sounds (Other than music & language), Spoken word, Still image, and Text
Analog audiocassette, Polyester open reel tape, Acetate open reel tape, Digital audio file, Photographic print, and Text document
Audiotape reel and Sheet
Radio programs, Correspondence, Photographs, Instructional and educational works, and Posters
There are limited restrictions on access to the collection for research use as noted at the folder level. All audio recordings are currently restricted for preservation purposes.
Requests for permission to publish material from the collection should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.
EAD finding aid
The audio recordings in this collection document cultural and political activity on a small liberal arts campus between 1957 and 1996. Of interest are a number of recordings of events at other institutions obtained through relationships between student radio stations. Noted individuals featured in the recordings include: Robert Frost; John F. Kennedy; Martin Luther King, Jr.; and Neils Bohr.
Playable with proper equipment
We do not have the necessary equipment to play these recordings on-site. A small number of recordings are available in digital form and it may be possible to digitize other recordings upon request.