KXOK First Issue Letters Collection, 1953-1955

Accession Number:  MA 13:15
Location:  SC E1 Shelf 4
Dates:  1953-1955
Size:  1 slim letter Hollinger
Creator/Collector:  Collected by Debbie Campbell
Acquisition info:  Donated by Debbie Campbell
Accruals:  No accruals expected
Custodial history: The collection was purchased by Debbie Campbell in 2011 from a theatre professor (currently teaching at Millikin University in Decatur, IL) named Alex Miller. The letters were given to him more than 20 years ago by a nun (name unknown) in Paola, Kansas. Debbie bought them from Alex because she was interested in stamps, but upon looking at them, thought the radio history was what really made the collection valuable.
Language:  English
Processed by:  Sarah Cain, December 2013
Conservation notes: All items unfolded in order to lay flat acid-free folders. Envelopes paper clipped to corresponding letters.
Scope and Content: The collection contains sixteen (16) “First Issue” letters and seventeen (17) “First Issue” envelopes. The “First Day” letters are addressed to H.L. Freund from C. L. (Chet) Thomas and pertain to programming and advertising possibilities at KXOK. The letters date from January 1953 to February 1955.
Arrangement:  Collection organized into folders by date.
Restrictions:  Unrestricted. Permission required to reproduce images.
Remarks: Envelope dated October 13, 1953 did not come with corresponding letter.

KXOK First Issue Letters Collection, 1953-1955
1953 - 1955
1 slim letter Hollinger; 0.25 cu. ft.

Box/Folder Description
 1/1  Finding aid
 1/2  KXOK letters, 1953
 1/3  KXOK letters, 1954
 1/4  KXOK letters, 1955
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