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Radio Corporation of America. News and Information Department


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

News and Information Department files, 1896-1983

Accession: 2464-55Identifier: 2464-55-II.
Scope and Content:

The News and Information Department files consist primarily of photographs and publicity material on David Sarnoff. It also includes some of Sarnoff’s notes and drafts of his speeches and writings, as well as administrative files relating to the David Sarnoff Collection and David Sarnoff Library.

Dates: 1896-1983

RCA News and Information Department photographs

Accession: 2464-68

The RCA News and Information Department served a public affairs role for RCA corporate headquarters at Rockefeller Center in New York City. The collection contains photographs and negatives created or commissioned by RCA that document much of RCA’s history and activities. Many of the photographs were organized by the News and Information Department into subjects that cover the history of radio, television, communications, and consumer electronics, with a particular emphasis on RCA”s role in that history. Additional photographs are grouped by RCA division and document their specific achievements, with the RCA laboratories being especially prominent. This collection also contains a large number of photographic negatives that were taken by the public relations firm, Carl Byoir & Associates, which showcase many of RCA’s products, events, and facilities.

Dates: 1860-1985; Majority of material found within 1900-1983

Additional filters:

Archival Object 1
Collection 1
Electronic industries 1
Public relations 1
Radio broadcasting 1
Television 1