Contains transcripts of Field's program, the Letter Basket, broadcast on KFNF, station publications, programming schedules, postcards and photographs of radio personalities. The collection provides an account of the development of commercial radio.
Contains papers relating to Ackley's career with KSO and KRNT, Des Moines owned by the Iowa Broadcasting Co. Ackely was a newscaster and master of ceremonies for special programming, transcriptionist and music director. Includes scripts, ephemera, a scrapbook and photographs.
Includes scripts for Have You Heard, written by Edith Webber in the 1940s for WHO, Des Moines. The program included book reviews and commentary about fashion, music, historical figures, etc. Also includes material relating to George Webber's career as the founder of KWDM-AM in 1948 which became KWKY in 1959 after it was sold to 3M. George Webber also started KWDM-FM in 1964.
Includes hundreds of transcription discs dating from the 1930s and reel-to-reel tapes of WHO programs, including many wartime broadcasts by Jack Shelley and Herb Plambeck, and hundreds of sporting events called by Jim Zabel.
Includes scripts by Ross for Mr. & Mrs. Blandings and Suspense, three recordings of Suspense and other papers related to his television and film career. See online finding aid for list of other scripts which are not identified as being radio or television.