Wide-ranging collection spanning 1928-70s and beyond. Holdings include local programming from stations throughout the country, including WBAI, WCBS, WNEW, WRCA, WMCA, WRVA, WNWK, WABC, WWL, WNEW, WOR, WHN, WQXR, WNYC, WBRC, WBRD, WBYN, WCAU, WCKY, WOL, WCOI, WEA, WFUN, WGAR, WIIN, WIFE, WINS, WJZ, WJVA, WKIX, WKLO, WLEA, WLOD, WLS, WXRK, WOKO, WONE, WPLI, WQAM, WQUA, WSAF, WTAN, WTYC, WTRY, KFOX, KMET, KABC, KPFK, KPHO, KRLA, KLSX, KROC, Pacifica. Content includes news coverage, interviews, classical and popular music, drama, sports, non-English language programming, etc. Personalities include later-nationally famous hosts and DJs and hosts such as Bob Fass, Dr. Demento, Casey Kasem, Alan Freed, Bob Crane, Arthur Godfrey, among others.
Disc (Commercial, Homemade, Transcription), Reel-to-reel, Audiocassette, Videotape, Digital tape (DAT, DCC), and CD
The records of WDCR contain approximately 377 tape recordings of lectures, interviews, press conferences and other programs broadcast over WDCR. The recordings document events at Dartmouth College and the discussion of campus issues, concerns and protests, as well as national and world news. Among the recordings are interviews with Malcolm X, Alger Hiss, Dartmouth presidents Dickey and Kemeny, and lectures by politicians, entertainers and scholars; battle lectures by history professor Lewis Stilwell; "Noon Hour" programs hosted by Cliff Ennico; and one tape of broadcasts from WDCR's predecessor WDBS.
News + public affairs shows (including coverage of Vietnam War protests + student takeover of campus administration building), freeform music shows, and "Film" and video interviews with former station workers. Additional documentation includes runs of station program guides. Dates pick up in 60s and run through 70s and beyond.
Sounds and Other
Disc (Commercial, Homemade, Transcription), Reel-to-reel, Audiocassette, Film, Videotape, Digital tape (DAT, DCC), and CD