Preliminary Guide to the Hal Simmons Papers
MS.2000.05

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Simmons, Howard, 1919-1999
Title
Hal Simmons Papers
ID
MS.2000.05
Date [inclusive]
1935-1960
Extent
1.5 Linear feet 2 boxes.
Location Note
(MASC Staff Use: 2-6-26-4)
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical/Historical note

Howard "Hal" Simmons (1919-1999) was involved in the radio business, including hosting his own show (The Hal Simmons Show on KIT Spokane) for thirty years. In 1978, Simmons received an award from the Northwest Radio Pioneers Association for his work in radio.

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains papers of Howard "Hal" Simmons (1919-1999) a radio personality from the 1940s to the 1970s in Spokane, Washington. It includes transcripts of Simmons' radio programs (1948-1949), station KIT memorabilia, newspaper clippings, and a collection of popular music periodicals and ephemera.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. It has not yet been arranged.

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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

Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Jack Bryant on behalf of Hal Simmons to the Washington State University Libraries in 2000 (MS 2000-05).

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Simmons, Howard, 1919-1999

Subject(s)

  • Radio broadcasting -- Washington (State) -- Archives.

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