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Charles A. Batson Collection: Boxes 11-26 and Loose items

Folder 1. Charles Batson, Photographs, 1930s
Folder 2. Charles Batson, Photographs, 1940s
Folder 3. Charles Batson, Photographs, 1950s
Folder 4. Charles Batson, Photographs, 1960s
Folder 5. Charles Batson, Photographs, 1970s
Folder 6. Charles Batson, Photographs, 1980s-1990s
Folder 7. Photographs, Toledo, With Cronkite, 1966
Folder 8. Photographs, CBS, 1966
Folder 9. The Commanding General’s New Years Day Reception Photograph, January 1, 1971
Folder 10. Cosmos Board and Staff Photographs, 1972
Folder 11. DSU Closing Photographs, January 4, 1973
Folder 12. Photograph – Law Epps, Joe Gill, C.A.B., Jim Dunbar, Herb Aycock

  1. Carolina’s Television Corporation Correspondence, 1954-1955, 1959
  2. In Re-Application of Carolina’s Television Corporation Charlotte, North Carolina, For Construction Permit for New Television Station, Volume I
  3. In Re-Application of Carolina’s Television Corporation Charlotte, North Carolina, For Construction Permit for New Television Station, Volume I
  1. Liberty Corporation 5 Year Report and 1976 Annual Report
  2. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1970
  3. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1971
  4. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1972
  5. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1973
  6. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1974
  7. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1975
  8. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1976
  9. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1977
  10. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1978
  11. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1979
  12. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1980
  13. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1981
  14. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1982
  15. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1983
  16. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1984
  17. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1985
  18. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1986
  19. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1987
  20. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1988
  21. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1989
  22. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1990
  1. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1991
  2. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1992
  3. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1993
  4. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1994
  5. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1995
  6. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1996
  7. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1997
  8. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1998
  9. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 1999
  10. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 2000
  11. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 2001
  12. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 2002
  13. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 2003
  14. Liberty Corporation Annual Report 2004
  15. Presentation of: The Liberty Corporation before The New York Society of Security Analysts and Investors in London, Brussels, Paris, Geneva, Frankfurt
  1. Television: A Report on the Visual Broadcasting Art (2 copies)
  2. BAB’s Television Advertising Manual
  3. BAB Television Advertising Study
  4. Television: Station Rate Practices (2 copies)
  5. Public Service Responsibility of Broadcast Licensees, March 7, 1946
  6. Standard Television Rate Cards
  7. A Day in the Life of a Managing Director
  8. Final Report: NAB Sales Managers Subcommittee on Standardization of Rate Cards
  1. Photograph- “An Evening at the Waldorf” Tendered by the Greeting Card Industry to the Association of Women Broadcasters, Friday March 7, 1947. Photo of Dining Hall
  2. Photograph Album- PGW’s Newfoundland Adventure August, 1973
  3. Photograph- Charles Batson at Business Meeting Table
  4. Photograph- Gerald Ford, CAB, Grimball, Mrs. Edwards, Gov. Edwards
  5. Photograph- March 7, 1947. Association of Women Broadcasters at Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Charles Batson’s Table
  6. Photograph- Tom Allen, CAB. Unknown Event. WIS-TV
  7. Color Portrait in large black folder of Charles Batson sitting at a desk wearing glasses.
  8. Black and white Portrait in large black folder of Charles Batson sitting at a desk and holding his glasses.
  1. 206 Audio Recording Tape- Mr. Batson- World War II Recordings, not edited
  2. 206 Audio Recording Tape- Recording from WII Record “Interview with Soldier” WIS-AM “Charles Batson Interview” (SCBA)- 2/17/81 – 9:05-9:15 pm
  3. Audio Recording-“The First Fabulous 50: A Limited Edition of Treasures from the NBC Radio Network’s 50 Years of Broadcasting.”
  4. Audio Recording-“The Days Before Yesterday”
  5. Cassette Tape- Walter Cronkite: Rare Voices of the 20th Century
  6. Cassette Tape- WFBC Radio 50th Anniversary Show 1933-1983
  7. Cassette Tape- WIS Radio 56- Address to Columbia Rotary Club by Charles A. Batson, February 5, 1973
  8. VHS Tape- CAB and DCL Interview Thursday 10/30/03
  9. VHS Tape- Charles A. Batson- 1981 SC Broadcasters Hall of Fame, Jan. 1981
  10. VHS Tape- Hipp I
  11. VHS Tape- Hipp II
  12. VHS Tape- Kimpson
  13. VHS Tape- Shafto I
  14. VHS Tape- Shafto II
  15. VHS Tape- Sims B-Roll
  16. VHS Tape- The Papal Visit to the University of South Carolina, September 11, 1987
  17. VHS Tape- Wasilewski B-Roll
  18. VHS Tape- Wearn
  19. VHS Tape- Wiley
  20. VHS Tape- WIS 40th Anniversary
  21. VHS Tape- WIS-TV 50th Anniversary Special 12/9/03
  1. Beer Mug, Pewter, American Revolution Bicentennial/1975 Management Seminar Ponte Vedra Club
  2. Belt, CBS Eye Logo Buckle
  3. Blotter, Ink
  4. Button, Liberty Corporation Admission to Trading on New York Stock Exchange
  5. Card- Carolina Alumni Association Life Member
  6. Card- Delta Airlines Flying Colonel, 1997
  7. Card- Flying Colonel of the Delta Fleet, Delta Airlines
  8. Card- Member of 100,000 Mile Club, United
  9. Card- WIS-TV Identification Card
  10. Cards, Business - in Plastic Case
  11. Clip, Bear vs. Bull
  12. Coin Holder, NBC Radio Network
  13. Cuff kinks, Gold Square
  14. Cuff links, CBS ‘Eye’
  15. Cufflinks, Presidential Seal
  16. Desk Clock - Gold. Inscribed Charles A. Batson Original Board of Governors, The Summit Club 1972-1977
  17. Desk Pen Holder Set- Black Stone Bottom with Gold pen holders. Engraved- Charles A. Batson Staffs WIS WIS-TV
  18. Envelope, CBS Television Network Addressed to Charles A. Batson
  19. Lapel Pins, WIS, quantity ( 2) [5 and 15]
  20. Medal- Blue Velveteen Case. Paul Harris Fellow Medal and Pin
  21. Money clip - Microphone
  22. Paper Weight, Magnetic - 2 Pieces. Wooden Base, Wooden ball
  23. Paperweight- WSFA- TV Montgomery. Signal Tower Encased in Clear Plastic
  24. Pen, Ink - President of the United States Box and Pen. Richard Nixon
  25. Pen Stand, AMPEX: VTR Silver Jubilee, 1956-1981
  26. Pin, Leaf (3)
  27. Pin, United Way ‘Love’
  28. Pin, WIS (10)
  29. Resolution, Declaration of Broadcast Freedoms. Passed by the Board of Directors, National Association of Broadcasters, June 17 1976. Signed by Charles A. Batson
  30. Ring
  31. Tie
  32. Tie Tack- Blue Velveteen Box. Gold NHK with Pearl
  33. Tie Tack, Gold and Black
  34. Tie Tack, Silver Pioneer Microphone
  35. Tie Tack, WIS
  36. Tie Tacks, Rotary Club (2)
  37. Watch, Gold (WIS Inscription)
  1. Photo: Framed (black), Purchase of WDSU TV-New Orleans, Left to Right: Herman Hipp, Dick Shafto, Louis Read (owner of the station), Charlie Batson, Calhoun Hipp (Chairman of the Board)
  2. Photo: Framed (black), CAB with 2 men and a woman.
  3. Photo: Framed (wood) CAB Accepting a microphone award
  4. Photograph: Framed (black) South Caorlina Broadcasting Association, Hall of Fame, January 1981. Batson standing next to a bust of himself.
  5. Plaque: Furman University Founders circle
  6. Plaque: South Carolina Broadcasters Association, Hall of fame, 1981
  7. Plaque: South Carolina Broadcasters Association, Appreciation for Outstanding Services, 1957
  8. Award of Appreciation Microphone trophy from the USC College of Journalism, February 14 1973.
  1. Abe Lincoln Award Recipients, Southern Baptist Radio and TV Convention, February 9, 1978. Left to Right: Robert E. Rice, Charles A. Batson, Richard M. Schafluch, Norman Slater, Charles Thornton, and Bob White.
  2. Batson and an unidentified man holding an award. Undated.
  1. Poster, Universal TV Honors the NBC Affiliates at Universal City, May 16, 1977. Includes Charles Batson’s boarding pass to Victoria Station.
  1. Caricature of Batson, with a letter from the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, thanking Batson for his services as Chairman of the Community Relations Council.
  2. Congratulatory Poem for Batson’s Retirement from WDSU-TV, New Orleans, dated August 31, 1981.
  1. Abe Lincoln Award from the Radio and Television Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. Presented February 12, 1971.
  2. Philco Radio Advertising Poster
  1. Letter of Appreciation from the Television Code Review Board, March 1974.
  2. Certificate from the Board of Directors of the Association Maximum Service Telecasters, April 21, 1981.
  1. Poster for Cosmos Broadcasting, “Thanks, Charlie! From the staffs of WIS radio and WIS-TV.”
  2. Photograph, Nixon Briefing at the White House, August 16, 1972, signed by Richard Nixon
  1. Radio and Business 1946: Proceedings of the Second Annual Conference on Radio and Business, ed. By D. E. Moser
  2. TV Stations Inc.: The Challenges of Change, Transcript Management Seminar, October 14-15, 1968
  3. TV Stations Inc.: Transcript Management/Programming Seminar, The Art of Success, September 28-29, 1967
  4. Charles A. Batson in Grateful Appreciation Board of Directors September 6, 1962 Vol. I
  5. Charles A. Batson In Grateful Appreciation Board of Directors September 6, 1962 Vol. II
  1. Commemoration gift, Original Image Orthicon Tube from RCA TK-41 Camera used on the First Live Color Telecast on WTOL-TV
  2. Microphone Gift/Award for retirement from WIS Radio and TV