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Guide to the American Wildlife Institute Radio Scripts MSS.0075

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

1984

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-11-05T15:11-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

American Wildlife Institute radio scripts

Unit ID:

MSS.0075

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.3 Linear feet (18 scripts)

Dates:

1937-1938

Abstract:

These radio broadcast scripts sponsored by the American Wildlife Institute consist of a series of talks on wildlife conservation in America, 1937-38.

creator

American Wildlife Institute .

Scope and Contents note

These radio broadcast scripts sponsored by the American Wildlife Institute consist of a series of talks on wildlife conservation in America. The collection contains of 18 scripts of 16 different broadcasts, from November 1937 through May 1938. Sponsored by the Institute, they were broadcast from station WOL of the Mutual Broadcasting System, in Washington, D.C.

An accompanying register lists the date each script was received by the Alabama Geological Survey, as well as the title of the talk and the speaker. Actual broadcast dates are given where known. The collection was acquired in October 1984 from miscellaneous material located in Smith Hall (Museum of Natural History) at the University of Alabama and subsequently moved to the Library.

Preferred Citation:

American Wildlife Institute radio scripts, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Transferred from the Alabama Museum of Natural History, 1984

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Processing Information:

Processed by

Tim Cary, 1984; updated by Martha Bace, 2012

Source(s)

Environment and Conservation (localbroad)

Radio scripts (aat)

Science and Nature (localbroad)

Wildlife conservation (lcsh)

Radio Scripts Box 2647 Folder 1

Scope and Contents note

"The Unharnessed Forces of Conservation" (Jay N. "Ding" Darling), 11/18/37 "The 1937 Waterfowl Situation" (Dr. Ira N. Gabrielson) 12/9/37 "Bringing Back Wildlife" (Fred F. Jordan) 12/9/37 "Wildlife and a National Use Program" (Henry P. Davis) 12/11/37 "Conservation is Big Business" (broadcast 11/21/37) (Henry P. Davis) ca. 12/11/37 "Wildlife Conservation Blind Spots" (broadcast 12/19/37) (Seth Gordon) ca. 12/15/37

Radio Scripts Box 2647 Folder 2

Scope and Contents note

"Conservation Progress" (former Sen. Harry B. Hawes) 1/17/38 “A Conservation Conscious Womanhood" (Mrs. Emily G. Bogart) 1/26/38 "Fitting Into the Landscape" (Dr. Frank Thone) 2/22/38 [no title] (broadcast 2/18/38) (Carl D. Shoemaker) 2/28/38 "National Wildlife Restoration Week" (Cecil F. DeLaBarre) 3/8/38 "The Sportsman's Stake in Conservation" (Don S. Knowlton) ca. 3/17/38 "The Roar of the River" or "Wildlife Gangsters" (broadcast 3/20/38) 3/31/38 “Meeting Our Wildlife Problems Through Cooperative Research“ (Leo K. Couch) 4/21/38 [no title] 5/3/38