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.
KTRU Rice Radio
Woodson Research Center Special Collections & Archives, Fondren Library
College or university
25 lin. ft.
Performed music, Sounds (Other than music & language), and Spoken word
Analog audiocassette, Digital Audio Tape (DAT), Polyester open reel tape, and Digital audio file (including MP3, WAV, AIFF, etc.)
Live music, Interviews, News, Sports, and Speeches and lectures
Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via firstname.lastname@example.org or call 713-348-2586. Some items are online at: https://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/96594 others are accessible by request.
This material is open for research.
Paper inventory or finding aid, EAD finding aid, and Online catalog record
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.