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A Guide to the WRUF Program Materials, 1928-1949

Finding aid prepared by Finding aid created by Carl Van Ness, revised by Andrea Benefiel

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections

April 2007



Descriptive Summary

Creator: WRUF (Radio station : Gainesville, Fla.)
Title: WRUF Program Materials
Dates: 1928-1949
Abstract: Early sign-on logs and program schedules for radio station WRUF at the University of Florida.
Extent: 2.0 Linear feet. (3 boxes).
Identification: Series 68
Language(s): English

Scope and Content

Record Series 68 contains early sign-on logs and program schedules for radio station WRUF at the University of Florida. WRUF went on the air on October 13, 1928 and the earliest log is dated November 20, 1929. Among the student broadcasters whose initials can be found in this series are Jimmy Butsch, Red Barber, and Otis Boggs. Also included are materials for a radio bible class taught by Professor William Harold Wilson, a script for the National Farm and Home Hour (1936), materials for a 1932 music appreciation program, and radio addresses from 1933 entitled "The Economic Conditions of Today."


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Related or Separated Material

See also the Preston Wood Script Collection.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], WRUF Program Materials, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Contents List

Programs, 1933-1936


Box Folder
11 Music Appreciation for public schools, schedules and descriptions, 1932
12 Economic Conditions of Today, script and schedule for broadcast series sponsored by Beta Eta chapter of Delta Sigma Pi, 1933
13 Bible lessons by Dr. William Harold Wilson, 1933-1936
14A The History of the Livestock Industry in Florida 1935 October 25
14B National Farm and Home Hour, transcript 1936 September 16



Program Logs and Schedules, 1928-1949


Box Folder
25 Radio program logs (includes some 1930 schedules), 1930-1935
26 Radio program logs, 1936-1938
27 Radio program logs, 1939-1941
28 Radio program logs, 1942
29 Radio program logs, 1943
210 Radio program logs, 1944
211 Radio program logs, 1945
212 Radio program logs, 1946
213 Radio program logs, 1947
214 Radio program logs, 1948
215 Radio program logs, 1949
316 Radio program schedules, logs, and program analysis, 1928-1929
317 Radio program schedules, 1930 January 1, 1930 March 23-June 30
318 Radio program schedules, 1930 July 1 - December 31
319 Radio program schedules, 1930 January 1 - June 30
320 Radio program schedules, 1931 July 1 - December 31
321 Radio program schedules, 1932 January 1 - June 30
322 Radio program schedules, 1932 July 1 - December 31
323 Radio program schedules, 1933 January 1 - June 30
324 Radio program schedules, 1933 July 1 - December 31
325 Radio program schedules, 1934 January 1 - June 30
326 Radio program schedules, 1934 July 1 - December 31
327 Radio program schedules, 1935 January 1 - June 30
329 Radio program schedules, 1936 January 5 - July 4
330 Radio program schedules, 1936 July 5 - December 31
331 Radio program schedules, 1937 January 1 - May 31
332 Radio program schedules, 1937 June 1 - October 2
333 Radio program schedules, 1938 June - December
334 Radio program schedules, 1939 January - June





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