Preservation of audio-taped programming from faith groups. Originated with Methodist/United Methodist materials and expanded to include other religious groups. Programs are radio interviews and programs, as well as lectures, class presentations, sermons, and more. Collection created my Mike Hickcox originally with United Methodist Communications, the individually, then in collaboration with the United Methodist General Commission on Archives and History. The focus is to preserve significant audio presentations and make them available to be heard.
Digital audio file (including MP3, WAV, AIFF, etc.) and Open reel tape (unknown material)
Programming tab in website page contains current list of local music, talk and syndicated shows; Lists and schedules available for 19 local music shows; 10 local talk shows; website links to 40 nationally syndicated shows
A variety of recorded interviews across multiple collections, as aired on a variety of radio stations, including WHYY and (possibly) WEXP, which took to the air in 1972. Online catalog needs further exploration.
We have a massive collection of about 50,000 recordings on CD and vinyl, in addition to both digital and tape airchecks spanning several decades. We also have program guides, advertisements, and station produced publications.
Performed music, Spoken word, Still image, and Text
Open reel tape (unknown material), Digital Audio Tape (DAT), Photographic print, Digital audio file (including MP3, WAV, AIFF, etc.), 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, MiniDisc, Text document, Printed brochure, and Printed magazine