Catholic Television and Radio Collection

Accession Number:  MA uu:126
Location:  Manuscript stacks, row 12
Dates:  1950s – 1960s
Size:  1 slim photo Hollinger; 0.2 cu. ft.
Creator/Collector:  Unknown
Acquisition info:  Unknown
Accruals:  No accruals expected
Custodial history:  Unknown
Language:  English
Processed by:  Sarah Cain, June 2014
Conservation notes: All items placed into archival boxes and acid-free folders. Metal fasteners removed.
Scope and Content: The collection consists of papers and photos regarding Catholic television and radio in the 1950s and 1960s. One popular Catholic television program during this time was Quiz-A-Catholic. It ran on KWK and was produced by the Archdiocese of St. Louis' Radio and TV Office. The show had a discussion format, which involved a guest priest and a panel (usually four individuals) conversing about questions asked by the host. Lee Cavanaugh was the host for the show and Jim Hennessey was the announcer.
Arrangement: Collection organized into subseries.
Subseries 1: Papers
Subseries 2: Photos
Within series, arrangement is alphabetical.
Restrictions:  Copyright. Permission required to reproduce images.

Catholic Television and Radio Collection
1950s – 1960s
1 slim photo Hollinger; 0.2 cu. ft.

Box/Folder Description
 1/1 Finding aid
   Subseries 1: Papers
 1/2  KTVI-TV, news release [accompanies Gerald S. Sloan picture]
 1/3  Quiz-A-Catholic, Catholic Digest, Dec 1957
 1/4  Quiz-A-Catholic, Clippings, 1957-1963
 1/5  Quiz-A-Catholic, Instruction for the Guest-Priest
 1/6  Quiz-A-Catholic, TV title card
   Subseries 2: Photos
 1/7  KMOX-TV, Christmas Mass, 1960s
 1/8  KMOX-TV, Bishop Fulton Sheen
 1/9  KMOX-TV, Guided Missals, Fr. Ed. O’Donnell
 1/10  KTVI-TV, Catholic Mass, Gerald S. Sloan
 1/11  Quiz-A-Catholic, behind the scenes
 1/12  Quiz-A-Catholic, Lee Cavanagh (host)
 1/13  Quiz-A-Catholic, Jim Hennessey (announcer)
 1/14  Quiz-A-Catholic, Holiday special?
 1/15  Quiz-A-Catholic, on-air photos
 1/16  Quiz-A-Catholic, panelists
 1/17  Quiz-A-Catholic, panelists (headshots)
 1/18  Quiz-A-Catholic, proofs
 1/19  Radio and Television Apostolate, Jimmy Durante [incl. 8 negatives]
 1/20  Radio and Television Apostolate?, Pat O’Brian
 1/21  Radio and Television Apostolate?, Dick Mehan
 1/22  Radio and Television Apostolate, proofs
 1/23  Radio and Television Apostolate?, Vic Staudt
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