KDNA Papers

Accession Number:  MA 13:02
Location:  SC F1 Shelf 2
Dates:  1967 - 1976
Size:  3 boxes: 2 record cartons, 1 legal Hollinger
Creator/Collector:  Collected at KDNA
Acquisition info:  Donated by Scott Long on the behalf of John B. Shewmaker (KDHX)
Accruals:  No accruals expected
Custodial history:  The collection was assembled over time at KDNA-FM
Language:  English
Processed by:  Sarah Cain, April 2014
Conservation notes:  All items placed into archival boxes and acid-free folders.
Scope and Content: The collection contains the papers and memorabilia of KDNA and its later ownership by the Double Helix Corporation. KDNA was a St. Louis listener-supported radio station that operated in St. Louis's Gaslight Square district from 1968 to 1973. It broadcasted at 102.5 MHz. The station was licensed to the Double Helix Corporation in 1972 and in the call letters were later changed to KEZK.
Arrangement: Original processing arrangement kept. Collection organized into subseries.
Series 1: Correspondence/letters from and to KDNA
Series 2: Program items and radio industry information used by KDNA
Series 3: Government affairs, licenses, business, etc.
Series 4: Miscellaneous Double Helix/KDNA publications, letters, records
Series 5: Narcotics trial--letters, articles, legal documents, etc.
Series 6: Jeremy Lansman file
Series 7: Lorenzo Millam file
Series 8: KDNA logs and program guides
Series 9: KDNA station memorabilia
Restrictions: Copyright held by the Double Helix Corporation. Permission required to reproduce images.
Remarks: Oversize materials within series designated to box 3.

KDNA Papers
1967 - 1975
2 record cartons, 1 legal Hollinger; 2.5 cu. ft.

Box/Folder Description
 1/1  Finding aid
   Series 1: Correspondence/letters from and to KDNA
 1/2  Correspondence, 1973-1974
 1/3  Correspondence, 1973-1976
 1/4  Letters of support and pledges, 1972-1973
 1/5  Correspondence, pledges and criticism, 1973
 1/6  Letters of support and pledges, 1972-1973
 1/7  Letters of support, 1972-1973
 1/8  Letters of support and pledges, 1972-1973
 1/9  Double Helix, KDNA correspondence, 1972-1974
 1/10  Letters, early 1970
 1/11  KDNA correspondence 1972
 1/12  Letters from listeners
 1/13  Letters from listeners, 1969-1971
 1/14  Letters from listeners, 1970-1971
 1/15  Letters from listeners, 1971 (1 of 3)
 1/16  Letters from listeners, 1971 (2 of 3)
 1/17  Letters from listeners, 1971 (3 of 3)
 1/18  Letters from listeners, mostly to Jeremy Lansman, 1971
 3/1  Letters of support—KDNA going off the air, 1973
 3/2  Selected Letters to Double Helix/KDNA, 1971-1973
   Series 2: Program items and radio industry information used by KDNA
 1/19  Broadcast service study, 1970
 1/20  Proposed “Aspect of Professional Radio”
 1/21  Radio script in six acts, “Roadrider”
 1/22  13 different facial expressions of Athena Tacha Spear
 1/23  100 most asked questions of broadcast stations
   Series 3: Government affairs, licenses, business, etc.
 1/24  Application to construct a radio station, 1972
 1/25  State of Missouri income tax information 1972-1974
 1/26  Articles of incorporation, 1974
 1/27  Reply to Federal Communication Commission (F.C.C.) on the opposition to petition for rule making, 1975
 1/28  Contracts—Transmission (Gates Radio Company), 1967
 1/29  Letters—Haley, Boder, and Pots (law office), 1967-71
 1/30  Letters—Haley, Boder, and Pots (law office), 1972
 1/31  License renewal, 1970-1971
 2/1  Federal Communication Commission--information/documents, 1970-1972
 2/2  Legal documents, deeds, etc.
 2/3  Staff meeting, 1972
 2/4  Business, 1974
 2/5  Station policy, 1970s
 2/6  Miscellaneous station memos
 2/7  Controversial broadcast on food stamps, 1970
 2/8  Miscellaneous—staff, correspondence, finance, 1970
 2/9  Articles of incorporation/By-laws, 1974
 2/10  Contacts, 1969, completed/paid
 2/11  Contacts, 1969-1970, unpaid
 2/12  Contacts, 1970, paid
 2/13  Bills, 1968-1970
 3/3 [oversized]  By-laws, 1972-1975
 3/4 [oversized]  Internal Revenue Service (I.R.S.) information/documents, 1972
   Series 4: Miscellaneous Double Helix/KDNA publications, letters, records
 2/14  Miscellaneous trivia/station info.
 2/15  Correspondence
 2/16  Tabloids/publications
 2/17  Annual meeting June 26, 1975
 2/18  St. Louis News Synapse
 2/19  Letters of resignation
 2/20  Mailing lists—1975
 2/21  Miscellaneous
 2/22  Community meetings
 2/23  Broadcast for reading or commentary
 2/24  Poetry Workshop—St. Louis
 2/25  Poetry Project rejections
 3/5 [oversized]  Poetry Project
   Series 5: Narcotics trial--letters, articles, legal documents, etc.
 2/26  Trial documents/papers/news clippings, 1971
 2/27  Trial documents/papers/news clippings, 1972
   Series 6: Jeremy Lansman file
 2/28  Jeremy Lansman letters
   Series 7: Lorenzo Millam file
 2/29  Lorenzo Millam letters, 1964-1970
  Series 8: KDNA logs and program guides
 2/30  KDNA operation logs 1971
 2/31  KDNA operation logs 1972
 2/32  KDNA operation logs 1972
 2/33  KDNA operation logs 1972
 2/34  KDNA program guides, Fat Chance, 1971-1972
 2/35  KDNA program guides, Fat Chance and Free Radio Lives, 1973
 2/36  KDNA program guides, Fat Chance and Double Helix Campaign
   Series 9: KDNA station memorabilia
 3/-  KDNA file cards of station contacts; ink stamp with station address
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