Washington State Association of Broadcasters Records
Cage 585

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Washington State Association of Broadcasters Records
ID
Cage 585
Date
1950-1962; 1977-1981
Extent
3.0 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract
he records of the Washington State Association of Broadcasters consist of subject files that include correspondence, financial records, meetings records, and WSAB Bulletins..

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Biographical/Historical note

The Washington State Association of Broadcasters, a trade association for radio and television, was first organized in 1935. The association has had a de facto permanent secretary located at Washington State University since the early 1950s. The association's public relations and lobbying activities are officially located in Seattle.

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Scope and Contents note

The records of the Washington State Association of Broadcasters consist of subject files that include correspondence, financial records, meetings records, and WSAB Bulletins. The files are divided into three series: Correspondence, Financial Information, and Meetings and Bulletins. Within each series, files are ordered chronologically.

The records are obviously incomplete, with very apparent gaps at different points. The location of the missing records is not known

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

The collection is open and available for on-site research use. Researchers will be instructed to wear gloves. Though the images vary widely in their physical condition, reproductions in the form of digital scans and prints will be available for most of the items in the collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Records of the Washington Association of Broadcasters were donated to the Washington State University Libraries in 1984 (MS85-32) by Val Limburg, professor of communications at WSU and secretary of the association.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Media and Communication
  • Radio broadcasting -- Washington (State) -- Archives.
  • Technology
  • Television broadcasting -- Washington (State) -- Archives.
  • Washington State Association of Broadcasters -- Records and correspondence.

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Collection Inventory

Correspondence 

Box-folder

 1952-1955 

1/1

(Tom Olsen) 1953-1955 

1/2

(Elroy McCaw) 1954-1956 

1/3

 1956: January-June 

1/4

(partial) 1956 

1/5

(Ron Murphy) 1956-1957 

1/6

 July 1, 1956-December 31, 1957 

1/7

(partial) 1958 

1/8

 1958 

1/9

 1959 

1/10

 1960 

1/11

 1961 

1/12

 1962 

1/13

(Secretary/Treasurer memos correspondence) 1977 

1/14

 1978 

1/15

 1980 

1/16

 1981 

1/17

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Financial Records 

Box-folder

 1950-1952 

2/18

 1950-1951, 1958-1959 

2/19

 1951 

2/20

 1952 

2/21

 1952-1953 

2/22

 1953 

2/23

 1954 

2/24

 1955 

2/25

 1955 

2/26

 1956 

2/27

 1956 

2/28

 1956 

2/29

 1957 

2/30

 1957 (January-June) 

2/31

 1957 (July-December) 

2/32

 1958 

2/33

 1958 

2/34

 1958 

2/35

 1960 (January-December) 

2/36

 1977 

2/37

 1977-1979 

2/38

 1978-1979 

2/39

 1980 

2/40

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Meetings and Bulletins 

Box-folder

WSAB Network Election 1956 

3/41

WSAB Liaison Committee 7/23/1957-11/19/1957 

3/42

WSAB Convention 1957-1958 

3/43

WSAB Spring Meeting March 28-29, 1958 

3/44

WSAB Bulletins 1977 

3/45

WSAB Convention 1977 

3/46

WSAB Bulletins 1978 

3/47

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