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Broadcasting Services records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-3.3.5

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials from Broadcasting Services, WKAR-TV, WMSB, and WKAR AM/FM. Included are programming guides, meeting minutes, Federal Communications Commission channel hearings, and photographic materials.

The Electronic Resources include digitized University Distinguished Professor videos from 2005 and 2007; a video of oral history interviews titled "Out of the Fields"; audio recordings of interviews of survivors and veterans of World War II living in Michigan (entitled: The War: Michigan Voices - The Home Front & Related Stories); and a film, "The War: Michigan Voices - European Theatre", another collection of interviews from WWII veterans, this time focusing on events overseas.


  • Creation: 1920 - 2008


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Historical Note

MSU Broadcasting Services is a part of the College of Communication Arts and Sciences and includes WKAR-TV, WKAR Radio,, Radio Reading Service, WKAR Ready To Learn, Interactive Video Services and WKAR Station Enterprises. Its mission is to connect people to powerful ideas that inspire personal growth, exploration of our world and positive change (source:


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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University

Property Rights: Michigan State University


Broadcasting Services Records
3 Ready For Cataloging
Jessica Russell and Chelsea Bosma
June 2011
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Finding aid written in English.
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US