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WCDB Records

M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives

Inclusive Date: 1964-1986

WCDB (Radio Station: Albany, N.Y.)

4 cubic ft.


Contains inactive records from the campus radio station, WCDB, and its predecessor, WSUA. Materials include meeting minutes, policy documentation, financial records, and internal and external correspondence.

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Collection Details

Processed in 2017 by unprocessed.

The materials are located onsite in the department.

WSUA 640AM, the University's first student radio station, was founded in 1963. It featured music, news programs, and live broadcasts of University at Albany sporting events. In 1978, the station received an FM license from the FCC and became WCDB 90.9FM.

Materials in this collection include: meeting minutes, handbooks, program schedules and logs, internal memoranda, correspondence with record companies and the FCC, budget records, accounting books, and promotional ephemera. Topics covered in the collection include: station policies, FCC licensing, advertising, and programming.

The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.

Collection Access & Use

Access to this collection is restricted because it is unprocessed. Portions of the collection may contain recent administrative records and/or personally identifiable information. Please contact an archivist for more information.

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Preferred citation for this material is as follows:Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, WCDB Records, 1964-1986. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the WCDB Records).

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