Scope and Contents
The collection contains programs and transcripts of radio addresses concerning ancient history in Oregon and the Museum of Natural History (1938-1939), and also radio scripts from 1936 and 1946.
The collection is organized by accession and material includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Accession 1996.223.A: consists of a KOAC radio schedule (1938-1939), programs, transcripts and articles of radio addresses regarding Oregon's ancient history and the Museum of Natural History. There are addresses and articles by R. R Huestis, H. B. Yocum, and Alex Krieger.
Accession 10199.A: consists of KOAC-KEX material separated from an accession of Office of the President records. Material consists of radio scripts from 1936 and 1946.
- 1936; 1938-1939; 1946
- Yocom, Harry B. (Harry Barclay), 1888- (Person)
- Huestis, Ralph Ruskin, 1892-1969 (Person)
- KOAC (Radio station : Corvallis, Or.) (Organization)
- Krieger, Alex D. (Alex Dony), 1911-1991 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Permanent University Archive public records are available for research, and are subject to state, and in some cases federal freedom of information laws. In compliance with applicable state and federal laws, including, but not limited to, FERPA and HIPAA, specific records that are legally protected, sensitive, private, or confidential are exempt (not subject to disclosure) and closed to protect individual privacy. Access to paper records will be granted after a professional review of the records occurs based on regulations in state and federal laws. Contact Special Collections and University Archives well in advance in order to access these records.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
According to the University of Oregonâ€™s Extension center catalogue (1955-1956), KOAC radio station is owned by the state of Oregon but managed by the State Board of Higher Education.
The station is located in Corvallis at Oregon State University, who was the licensee and operator of the physical plant. The General Extension Division of the State System of Higher Education directs the program service. Studios are located at Corvallis, Eugene, Monmouth, Portland, and Salem.
Program talent is drawn from multiple Oregon colleges and universities and from various departments of state government.
0.25 linear feet (1 container)
Language of Materials
The KOAC radio station is owned by the state of Oregon, located in Corvallis, managed by the State Board of Higher Education, with studios in Corvallis, Eugene, Monmouth, Portland, and Salem. The collection contains programs and transcripts of radio addresses concerning ancient history in Oregon and the Museum of Natural History (1938-1939), and also radio scripts from 1936 and 1946.
Material within this collection has been organized by accession. This organization reflects the fact that the collection has been acquired in increments over time. This organization is also based on the decision not to merge the various accessions and organize them as a whole at this point in time, give the fact that future accruals are anticipated and/or that this organization is deemed sufficient for access.
Researchers should note that materials within a series or accession may overlap and/or relate to materials found in other accessions or initially processed materials. For example, correspondence may be found in all or only some groupings. In order to locate all relevant material within this collection, researchers may need to consult each accession.
Researchers should also note that similar materials can be arranged differently in each accession, depending on how the material is organized upon receipt or during initial processing. For instance, correspondence is one accession may be arranged alphabetically, while correspondence in another accession is arranged chronologically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The records have been acquired through occasional transfers from the KOAC radio station.
Continued transfers of records from KOAC are expected indefinitely.
Collection processed by Tanya Parlet, 2013.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal to no organization and rehousing. Multiple accession(s) for the collection have not been merged or organized as a whole. Each accession is described separately.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.
- College radio stations -- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Education, Higher -- Oregon -- Eugene Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Huestis, Ralph Ruskin, 1892-1969
- Krieger, Alex D. (Alex Dony), 1911-1991
- Oregon -- History -- Sources Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oregon State Board of Higher Education
- Radio broadcasting -- Oregon -- Eugene Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Radio in higher education -- Oregon. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Radio programs -- Oregon -- Eugene Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Radio scripts Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Universities and colleges -- Oregon -- Eugene Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- University of Oregon
- University of Oregon. Museum of Natural History
- Yocom, Harry B. (Harry Barclay), 1888-
- Guide to the KOAC Radio Station (University of Oregon) Records
- Complete Description
- Tanya Parlet.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).