The Broadcasting Collection is the general collection of the American Radio Archives. It consists of individual items related to the history of American radio and television broadcasting. The general collection includes: radio and television scripts, pamphlets, photographs, sound recordings, videos, ephemera, and other materials. Individual finding tools are available for various componts of the collection. 

These collections are currently inaccessible during the transition of the American Radio Archives from the Thousand Oaks Library Foundation to UCSB’s Special Research Collections. Please monitor this page for updates.

For more information on the collection or assistance in using the materials, please contact Special Collections staff at