Records of Information Technology Computing Services: Records of East Carolina Radio and Television

1950-2008; 1950-1966
University Archives #UA09-01
Creator(s)
Physical description
6.5 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
[Item description]. Records of East Carolina Radio and Television. UA09-01, Box [number]. University Archives, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
Repository
East Carolina University Archives
Access
This collection is open for research use.

This collection contains administrative reports, publications, radio and television schedules, information about events, photographs, and videorecordings.


Biographical/historical information

The first campus radio station was WWWS (91.3 FM), founded in the 1950s ann located in Joyner Library. In 1982 the station changed to WZMB, which is run by East Carolina University Student Media Board and located in the basement of the former Mendenhall Student Center.

WECU-TV was founded in 1954 and housed near the School of Education. A new studio was completed near the medical campus in early 1972. The station closed permanently at the beginning of 2010 due to budgetary issues.


Scope and arrangement

This collection contains administrative reports, publications, radio and television schedules, information about events, photographs, and videorecordings.


Administrative information
Copyright notice

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Container list
Box 1 Quarterly Reports, 1955
Box 1 Radio Report, 1954
Box 1 Radio Reports, 1962-1964
Box 1 R and TV Committee, 1954-1960
Box 1 Radio and Television Schedule, 1955
Box 1 Television Schedule, 1955-1956
Box 1 Television Schedule, 1962
Box 1 Schedules
Box 1 Guests to Event Svhedule for June, undated
Box 1 College Radio Programs, 1952-1953
Box 1 Questionaire Results/ Radio and Television Programs, 1956
Box 1 Campus Programs, 1959
Box 1 Radio and TV Activities, 1959-1960
Box 1 Programs, 1964-1966
Box 2 ETV Workshop, 1957-1958
Box 2 ETV Workshop 2, 1957-1958
Box 2 WITN-TV, 1956-1959
Box 2 NAEB, 1956-1965
Box 2 ECC Review , 1962-1965
Box 3 Campus Radio Information, 1955-1960
Box 3 Campus Radio Information, 1958-1959
Box 3 Campus Radio/ Television, 1957-1958
Box 3 Broadcasting Conference, 1960
Box 3 Institute on Constitutional Democracy and Totalitarianism, 1963-1964
Box 3 Department of Public Instruction, 1961-1963
Box 3 Scripts and Readings, 1961
Box 3 SPOT Announcements, 1960-1965
Box 3 Special Events, 1956-1957
Box 3 ECU Events, 1956-1958
Box 3 TV Release, 1956-1960
Box 3 Paperwork, 1962-1963
Box 3 NC Radio Station by Counties, 1960-1964
Box 3 Maps
Box 3 Maps, 1951-1962
Box 4 Radio TV Fact Sheet, 1962-1966
Box 4 Publicity, 1956-1964
Box 4 Broadcasting Day, 1957-1959
Box 4 UNC Correspondence, 1964-1965
Box 4 Tape Service Schedule and Complications, 1957-1962
Box 4 TV Syllabi, 1964
Box 4 Festival Network, 1960-1961
Box 4 Miscellaneous: Administrative, 1959-1965
Box 4 Miscellaneous, 1959-1964
Box 5 Miscellaneous, 1958-1959
Box 5 Miscellaneous Papers, 1954-1966
Box 5 Miscellaneous Papers, 1947-1960
Box 5 Government Control of Broadcasting, 1963
Box 5 The Voice of America, 1963
Box 5 Radio Commercial Copy and the Writer, 1963
Box 5 Fundamentals of Broadcasting Project, undated
Box 5 Subliminal Stimulation, undated
Box 5 Project for Fundamentals of Broadcasting Visiting WKTB, undated
Box 5 WITN, undated
Box 5 WITN-TV, undated
Box 6 Working For More Effective Speech, 1955
Box 6 Speech 125, 1963
Box 6 Speech 125, undated
Box 6 Manual for the Educational Course: The Preadolescent Child and his Environment, undated
Box 6 Information on Nasa and a Space Story, 1964
Box 6 The Story of the Coaxial Cable , 1965 February 23
Box 6 Papers on Communication and Broadcasting, 1965
Box 6 English Project, undated
Box 6 Holiday Music, 1897-1960
Box 7 4x4 Photos, undated
Box 8 Radio Stations in North Carolina, 1961
Box 8 Radio Stations in North Carolina with Frequencies, undated
Box 8 Radio Stations in North Carolina with Frequencies, undated
Box 8 North Carolina Commercial AM Radio Stations, 1959
Box 8 Facsimile Scanner of the Rotary Mirror Type, undated
Box 8 Telephotograph or Facsimile Transmitting System, undated
UA09.01.05.01.001 Interview with Louis Gaylord, J. B. Spilman, Dave Whichard, and Dr. Jim Bearden, Part 1, 2008-06-04

First half of raw footage of John Tucker's interview with Louis Gaylord, J.B. Spilman, Dave Whichard, and Dr. Jim Bearden about their recollections of Senator John F. Kennedy's visit to East Carolina College on the presidential campaign trail. They discuss his morning visit to the tobacco warehouse, his escorted travel through town to the ECC football stadium, They also discuss Hurricane Donna, which had impacted Greenville approximately a week before Kennedy's visit. Kennedy's visit was the first time a presidential nominee had visited Greenville, NC.

UA09.01.05.01.002 Interview with Louis Gaylord, J. B. Spilman, Dave Whichard, and Dr. Jim Bearden, Part 2, 2008-06-04

Second half of raw footage of John Tucker's interview with Mr. Louis Gaylord, J. B. Spilman, Dave Whichard , and Dr. Jim Bearden about their recollections of Senator John F. Kennedy's visit to East Carolina College on the presidential campaign trail. The men also speak about Hurricane Donna, which had hit North Carolina approximately a week prior to Kennedy's visit. Kennedy's visit was the first time a presidential nominee had visited Greenville, NC.

UA09.01.05.01.003 Interview with Mrs. James A. Nelson and James A. Nelson, Jr., 2008-11-21

Raw footage of John Tucker interviewing Mrs. James A. Nelson and her son, Jim Nelson, Jr. Mrs. Nelson, a Pitt County native, speaks about her primitive baptist heritage, her New York husband's Irish catholic heritage, and the meshing of cultures. She also speaks about her experience meeting Kennedy at the tobacco warehouse before his visit to East Carolina College on the presidential campaign trail. Jim Nelson, who was 6 years old at the time, speaks about the importance of Kennedy coming to the area because it was a democratic area and specifically the symbolic significance of his visit to the tobacco warehouse. Kennedy's visit was the first time a presidential nominee had visited Greenville, NC.

UA09.01.05.01.004 Interview with Dr. Larry Tise, 2009-02-27

Raw footage of John Tucker interviewing Dr. Larry Tise about the East Carolina University's Thomas Harriott Lecture Series and his scholarly research on Thomas Harriot.

UA09.01.05.01.005 Interview with Dr. Tom Irons, 2008

Raw footage of John Tucker interviewing Dr. Tom Irons about his recollections of Senator John F. Kennedy's visit to East Carolina College on the presidential campaign trail as well as where he was living and attending school at the time. Includes some of Kennedy's speech, including an introduction by Louis Gaylord. Kennedy's visit was the first time a presidential nominee had visited Greenville, NC.

UA09.01.05.01.006 Interview with Robert Morgan, Part 1, 2008-11-21

First half of raw footage of John Tucker's interview with former Senator Robert Morgan. Morgan speaks about his early life, attending ECTC and campus life, town and gown relations, his years working with Leo Jenkins on the ECU Board of Trustees, and the creation of the ECU medical school. He also speaks about his recollections of Senator John F. Kennedy's visit to East Carolina College on the presidential campaign trail. Kennedy's visit was the first time a presidential nominee had visited Greenville, NC.

UA09.01.05.01.007 Interview with Robert Morgan, Part 2, 2008-11-21

Second half of raw footage of John Tucker's interview with former Senator Robert Morgan. Morgan speaks about various aspects of his political career and about East Carolina gaining university status.

UA09.01.05.01.008 Interview with Janice Faulkner, Scott Wells, and Lou McNannee, 2008-07-22

Raw footage of John Tucker interviewing Janice Faulkner, Scott Wells, and Lou McNamee about their recollections of Senator John F. Kennedy's visit to East Carolina College on the presidential campaign trail. Includes some of Kennedy's speech, including an introduction by Louis Gaylord.

UA09.01.05.01.009 Interview with Dr. Joseph Steelman, 2008-08-22

Raw footage of John Tucker interviewing Dr. Joseph Steelman about his time as a professor at East Carolina and his recollections of Senator John F. Kennedy's visit to East Carolina College on the presidential campaign trail. Dr. Steelman also speaks about the community's reaction to Richard Nixon. Kennedy's visit was the first time a presidential nominee had visited Greenville, NC.

UA09.01.05.01.010 Interview with Betty Lou Howard and Elizabeth "Lib" Kittrell Proctor, 2008-07-22

Raw footage of John Tucker interviewing Betty Lou Howard and Elizabeth "Lib" Kittrell Proctor about their recollections of Senator John F. Kennedy's visit to East Carolina College on the presidential campaign trail. Kennedy's visit was the first time a presidential nominee had visited Greenville, NC. Elizabeth "Lib" Kittrell Proctor speaks about her childhood memories of Greenville, including her interactions with Robert Wright and his family. She also speaks of her father, J. B. Kittrell, and his store in Greenville.

UA09.01.05.01.011 Interview with Janice Faulkner, Scott Wells, and Lou McNamee, 2008-07-22

Raw footage of John Tucker interviewing Janice Faulkner, Scott Wells, and Lou McNamee about their recollections of Senator John F. Kennedy's visit to East Carolina College on the presidential campaign trail. Includes some of Kennedy's speech, including an introduction by Louis Gaylord. This footage is from the same interview as item UA09.01.05.01.008.

UA09.01.05.01.012 Interview with Dr. Les Zeager, Dr. Sylvie Debevec Henning, and Dr. Larry Tise, 2009-02-27

Raw footage of John Tucker interviewing Dr. Les Zeager, Dr. Sylvie Debevec Henning, and Dr. Larry Tise about the East Carolina University's Thomas Harriott Lecture Series and Voyages of Discovery Lecture Series.