This collection consists of approximately 1,000 American radio scripts containing 49 different series titles spanning multiple genres - drama, comedy, mystery, musical, quiz show, documentary, children’s and religious. The bulk of the collection dates from the 1940s through the 1950s. Well represented shows include A Date With Judy, The Whistler, Kay Keyser’s Kollege of Musical Knowledge, and The Beulah Show. The following titles are represented: A Date With Judy, Abbot and Costello Program, ABC Mystery Theater, Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, Adventures of Sam Spade, Adventures of the Thin Man, Amazing Mrs. Danbury, Ben Bernie and All The Lads, Beulah Show, Bill Goodwin Show, Burns and Allen Show, CBS Mystery Radio Theater, The Chase, Citizen of the World, The Cobbs, Crime Letter from Dan Dodge, Dark Venture, Dick Tracy, Duffy’s Tavern, Edgar Bergen Hour, Edgar Bergen Show, Eternal Light, Fibber McGee and Molly, Frontier Gentleman, Gunsmoke, Have Gun Will Travel, Heartbeat Theater, Junior Miss, Kay Keyser’s Kollege of Music, Let’s Pretend, Mr. and Mrs. North, Murder by Experts, Mutual Radio Theater, New Adventures of Nero Wolfe, Norman Corwin Show, Our Miss Brooks, Phil Silvers Show, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, Robert Q. Lewis Show, Rudy Vallée and His Connecticut Yankees, Sears Radio Theater, Smilin’ Ed’s Gang, Snug Harbor, Stars Over Hollywood, Suspense, Tattered Man, Theatre Guild on the Air, Whistler
Papers and recordings of radio personality and anchorman Mort Crim, known popularly as the inspiration for the Will Ferrell character in the Anchorman film. Crim was an alumnus of Anderson University and left his personal papers, recordings, and scripts to the University archives, where they are stored.
Performed music, Sounds (Other than music & language), Spoken word, and Text
Pressed LP disc, Pressed 78rpm disc, Pressed 45rpm disc, Optical disc (including CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RW, VCD), Analog audiocassette, 8-track cassette, VHS (including SVHS and VHS-C), Betamax, Betacam (including Betacam SP), U-matic (including U-matic S), Open reel video, Photographic print, and Text document