KSD Radio Collection

Accession Number: MA uu:164
MA 00:17
MA 14:02
MA 14:13
MA 14:14
MA 15:05
MA 15:12
Location:  SC E1 Shelf 5
Dates:  1920s – 2000s
Size:  1 box
Creator/Collector: Created by Special Collections
Individual items donated by the St. Louis Media History Foundation
Acquisition info: The first accession was an assembly of materials given by unknown donors as well as transfers from the SLPL Tin Room Files.
The second accession came as a donation by M. G. Swanson on October 5, 2000.
The third accession came as a donation by the St. Louis Media History Foundation on February 12, 2014.
The fourth accession was donated by the St. Louis Media History Foundation on June 10, 2014.
The fifth accession of a “St. Louis Heroes” script was donated by the St. Louis Media History Foundation in April 2015.
A small sixth donation of “The First Forty years of KSD Radio” booklet and a Fall/Winter KSD Radio Rate card was donated by Jerry Alexander in December 2015.
Accruals:  Few accruals expected
Custodial history: The collection was created in Special Collections in 2015. All of the KSD radio materials were combined to create one discrete collection.
Language:  English
Processed by:  Sarah Cain, May 2015
Conservation notes: All items placed into acid-free folders and envelopes within archival boxes. Metal fasteners have been removed.
Scope and Content: The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, clippings, publications, ephemera and memorabilia regarding KSD Radio and its staff.
Arrangement: Collection organized into subseries.
Series 1: KSD-AM
Subseries 1: Publications
Series 2: KSD-FM
Order is alphabetical within series and subseries.
Restrictions: Copyright held by KTRS-AM (formerly KSD) and KSD-FM.
Permission required to reproduce images.
Remarks: Jean Gosebrink accession numbers included with corresponding items.

KSD Radio Collection
1920s – 2000s
1 legal Hollinger; 0.5 cu. ft.

Box/Folder Description
 1/1  Finding aid
   Series 1: KSD-AM
 1/2  Bryant listener verification stamp. Ge-00448
 1/3  David, Russ [The Russ David Show]
 1/4  EKKO listener verification stamp, 1920s (2 items). Ge-00904
 1/5  Ephemera. Ge-00910, MA 14:13; MA 14:14
 1/6  Eschen, Frank
 1/7  Hille, Bob
 1/8  Press releases, 1960-1988
 1/9  Rate cards, 1958-1974
 1/10  Script, The Community Forum, 1942. Ge-326
 1/11  Script, Missouri Federation of Music Club, Oct. 1, 1939
 1/12  Script, St. Louis Heroes, June 18, 1944. MA 15:05
   Subseries 1: Publications
 1/13  Exhibit of Advertising, 1960, 1963. Ge-414
 1/14  The First Forty, 1962 (3 copies). Ge-001311
 1/15  History of the Radio in St. Louis by Frank Eschen
 1/16 The history of radio station KSD by L. Clark Secrest, 1961 [thesis]. Ge-001052
 1/17  Get more from your radio in greater St. Louis, 1942. Ge-001373
 1/18  Global war map, 1944 (2 copies). Ge-00943
 1/19  KSD: first station in the United States to be licensed for broadcasting on 400 meters, 1923 & 1924 (2 copies)
 1/20  KSD presents KSD, ca. 1950. Ge-413
 1/21  On-The-Air, May 30, 1975
 1/22  Pamphlets and publications. Ge-00901, MA 14:02
 1/23  Radio Digest, October 10, 1925
 1/24  St. Louis: From Laclede to Land Clearance, 1962
 1/25  You and the P-D, ca. 1960-1965
   Series 1: KSD-AM
1/26 KSD-FM. Ge-0756, MA 14:02
[oversize] Map drawer A-13
KSD. Ge-1375, Ge-708, Ge-828
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