WEW Radio Collection

Accession Number:  MA uu:170
Location:  SC E1 – Shelf 4
Dates:  1941 – 1964
Size:  1 box
Creator/Collector:  Created by Special Collections
Acquisition info: An assembly of materials transferred from other departments in SLPL as well as items given by unknown donors.
Accruals:  Few accruals expected
Custodial history:  The collection was created in Special Collections in 2015. All of the WEW radio materials were combined to create one discrete collection.
Language:  English
Processed by:  Sarah Cain, June 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 show scripts, publications, and ephemera of WEW Radio.
WEW received its broadcast license on March 23, 1922. The station was owned by and operated out of St. Louis University, who claims the station had actually began broadcasting seismological and weather information in Morse code in 1912 under call letters 9YK. Thus, making WEW the oldest broadcast station west of the Mississippi River.
Arrangement:  Alphabetical
Restrictions: Copyright. Permission required to reproduce images.
Remarks: Jean Gosebrink accession numbers included with corresponding items.

WEW Radio Collection
1941 – 1964
1 slim legal Hollinger; 0.25 cu. ft.

Box/Folder Description
 1/1  Finding aid
 1/2  Decals. Pr-13
 1/3  Ephemera
 1/4  Envelopes
 1/5  History
 1/6  Program guide, January 1951
 1/7  Program schedules
 1/8  Programs – Just for Women / Louise Munsch 
 1/9  Programs – Kitchen Klatsch / Marjorie Lee 
 1/10  Programs – The Sacred Heart Program presents The Trapp Family Singers, 1944
 1/11  Script – Art In Our Time "Andre Derain" 1945. Ge-1245 
 1/12  Script – Art In Our Time "Edward Manet" 1945. Ge-789 
 1/13  Script – Art In Our Time "Jean Baptiste Camille Corot" 1945. Ge-1244 
 1/14  Script – Art In Our Time "Marr Chagall" 1944 
 1/15  Script – Art In Our Time "Sir Henry Raeburn" 1945. Ge-700 
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