Library & Archives Project Publishes Cold War Radio Research Guide

Friday, August 17, 2018
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The Cold War Communication Project—a partnership between Hoover and the Library of Congress Radio Preservation Task Force—and the Broadcast Archives Section of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) collaborated to produce Research Collections with Cold War-era Radio Materials.

The document, authored by Hoover recorded sound specialist, Brandon Burke, provides information about publically available collections materials (sound recordings, archival papers, photographs, publications) created by broadcasters during the years 1947-1991 and was designed “for researchers seeking information about events, languages, religion, sports, and the performing arts both within and independent of the Cold War historical context.”

Version 1.0 includes profiles of thirty-four international institutions with information including: location; contact information; materials of note; and links to subject-relevant online resources.

Research Collections with Cold War-era Radio Materials is freely available on the IASA website: www.iasa-web.org/research-collections-cold-war-era-radio-materials