The Please Stand By: A History of Radio Collection consists of scripts, chapter drafts, correspondence, research materials, contracts, and event materials concerning the book and lecture series Please Stand By: A History of Radio

A finding guide to the collection is here.

This collection is 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