The J. David Goldin Collection includes nearly 10,000 radio programs on 16" discs broadcast from the 1930s through the 1950s. The programs include variety shows, radio plays, political speeches, news programs, documentary programs, advertisements, and music programs.
Goldin, J. David
Marr Sound Archives
College or university
Performed music and Spoken word
Pressed LP disc and Lacquer disc
Radio station identifications, Radio announcements, Radio speeches, Documentary radio programs, Historical radio programs, Educational radio programs, Public affairs radio programs, Radio news programs, Radio docudramas, Radio airchecks, War radio programs, Nonfiction radio programs, and Radio specials
This collection is searchable through the University of Missouri- Kansas City Library catalog. Items from the catalog can be requested and digital copies are provided.
This collection is open for research and educational use.
Item level catalog records
J. David Goldin amassed one of the most comprehensive collections of radio programs in the world. Its breadth covers the landscape of broadcast recordings in the United States from the 1930s-1950s. It is an invaluable resource for history and mass communication research.