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Archives of Iowa Broadcasting: Additional
Materials

AIB establishes and maintains a permanent collection of materials relating to the history, development and contribution of radio and television in Iowa.

Blackhawk Broadcasting Collection

Blackhawk Broadcasting Collection

Abstract: Blackhawk Broadcasting was the parent company of KWWL radio and television stations out of Waterloo, Iowa. The company was founded by Ralph J. McElroy, and later run by Robert Buckmaster until its sale in 1980. The collection consists of legal files, memos, correspondence, promotional materials and artifacts.

Extent: 25 linear feet

Dates: 1952-1983

 

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Northwest Broadcast News Association Collection

Newsletters, scholarship information, NBNA/RTNDA (Radio-TV News Directors Association) session tapes

Extent: Approximately 15 linear feet

Date Range: 1946-2005

Reference Book Collection

Reference Book Collection

Abstract: Published works on topics relating to broadcasting, television and radio history, etc.

Extent: 50 items

Dates: 1937-2005.

 

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Grant Price Collection


Grant Price Collection

Abstract: Materials (1947-2008) related to the career of Grant Price, a radio and television broadcaster, news director, professor of communications, and the founder of the Archives of Iowa Broadcasting at Wartburg College.

Extent: 32 boxes [14.25 linear feet], and 16 audiovisual items.

Dates: 1947-2008.

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Publications Collection

* Broadcasting Yearbook, Extent: 3 linear feet; Date Range: 1935-2009

* Radio Ratings Surveys, Extent: 6 linear feet

* TV Guide Magazine - Iowa Edition, Extent: 4.5 linear feet; Date Range: 1960-1966

* TV Ratings Surveys, Extent: 12 linear feet

Leo Greco Collection

Leo Greco Collection

Abstract: Leo Greco was a band leader and radio show host, entertaining Iowans for seventy years. He led the Leo Greco Band in the 1950s and 1960s, and was the long-time host of the "Variety Time" radio show on WMT radio, from the early 1970s to his death in 2011. This collection includes recordings of Leo Greco television program and Leo Greco and his Pioneers.

Extent: 145 items

Dates: 1992-2008; 2011

 

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Homemaker Collection

* Billie Oakley's Open Line (WMT)
* Florence Falk
* Home Fare (WMT-TV)
* Jackie's Newsletter
* Jessie's Homemaker
* Kitchen Klatter, 1948-1986
* KMA Guide
* The Farmer's Wife (KMA)

William B. Quarton Collection

This collection spans Mr. Quarton's long career in broadcasting and contains materials related to WMT, KWCR, CBS, Cable TV, White House conference tapes, service and philanthropy, photographs, reports, magazines and books.

Extent: 24 linear feet

UIHC Video Collection

UIHC Video Collection

Abstract: Audiovisual materials, 1990-1999. This collection contains video recordings of news from UIHC covered by various channels, such as KWWL or KCRG. The UIHC collection consists of VHS videocassettes, most of the tapes have handwritten notes attached. Main subjects of the recordings include health and wellness, clinical trials and general news clips.

Extent: 14 items

Dates: 1990-1999.

 

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