Guide to the WVBR - Live Audio,
1956-1960.

Collection Number: 35-9-3768

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-3530
Fax: (607) 255-9524
rareref@cornell.edu
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu
Compiled by:
Bob Mayers
Date completed:
October 2009
EAD encoding:
Evan Fay Earle, March 2010

© 2010 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
WVBR - live audio, 1956-1960.
Collection Number:
35-9-3768
Creator:
Robert A. Mayers
Quantity:
.5 cubic feet.
Forms of Material:
Audio Recordings, Computer Media
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Collection includes 35 CDs of WVBR recordings from the 1950s and 1960s.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Bob Mayers '59 graduated from Cornell in 1961 with a B. Arch. degree. As a student, he was an announcer for WVBR, the Cornell radio station.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Collection includes 35 CDs of WVBR recordings from the 1950s and 1960s, compiled by Bob Mayers, with a "Sampler Disc" with excerpts from the CDs and "WVBR - Live Audio," a booklet describing the background and content of the WVBR recordings, with photographs for tapes, discs, campus, WVBR, and people on the recording. Recordings include music, comedy skits, information about Cornell and the Ithaca area, local advertisements, a lecture by artist and prankster Hugh Troy, election night coverage of the 1960 Kennedy and Nixon Presidential election.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Mayers, Robert A.
Troy, Hugh.
Cornell University--Students.
WVBR (Radio Station : Cornell University)
WVBR (Radio Station : Cornell University)

Subjects:
Radio stations--New York (State)--Ithaca.
College radio stations.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

See also collection #37-7-m.1055 for audio and transcript of the 1952 student raid of WVBR; Ted Osborn, WVBR Records, #35-9-3512.; and WVBR Records, #35-9-1739.
Cite As:
WVBR - live audio, #35-9-3768. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

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