The March of Time collection: radio broadcasts, 1935-1943 (incomplete)

Collection Data

Radio program that re-enacts current events in a newsreel format.
Time, inc (Producer)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1935-03-29 - 1943-02-25
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *L (Special) 91-25
Radio programs -- United States
History, Modern -- 20th century
Historical dramas
Radio serials
Radio programs
Content: The library has incomplete holdings from March 29, 1935 to February 25, 1943. For a chronological listing, consult print list filed in: *L(Special) 91-25, or on internet.
Additional physical form: Preservation transfers (sound tape reels : analog ; 10 in.) available. New York, NY : The New York Public Library, 1991-1992. (See print finding aid no. 2 for listing)
Acquisition: Gift; Rochester Public Library; 1967.
Biographical/historical: Originally created by the editors of Time magazine, the March of Time radio program was broadcast with various frequency and sponsors from 1931 until 1945. The first broadcast was in March, 1931, and was a half-hour program which aired on Friday evenings at 8:30 p.m. From March 1935 on, the program was cut to 15 minutes, and was broadcast five times a week.
Physical Description
Extent: 329 audio discs : analog, 33 rpm, mono. ; 16 in.
Audio disc
Type of Resource
Sound recording
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11407243
MSS Unit ID: 21870
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 79f7e340-7153-0135-65ee-043988754dcb
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