Title: Charles A. Batson Collection
Creator: Batson, Charles A. (1916-2009)
Provenance: The Charles A. Batson Collection was donated by Margaret Batson in 2011 and 2012.
Extent: 13.3 linear feet (26 boxes)
Date Range: 1936-2009
Abstract: The Charles A. Batson Collection reflects his forty-five year career as a radio and television broadcaster, as well as his distinguished record of military and public service. The collection consists of newspapers, speeches, professional correspondence, photographs, and artifacts from Batsonís life, as well as manuals and reports that document the early history of television broadcasting.
Arrangement: Kept in original order of donation.
Scope and Content: Box 1-Biographical Information and Early Life; Box 2,3,4,5,6- Career-Related Papers; Box 7,8-Awards and Public Service Papers; Box 9-Speeches; Box 10-Miscellaneous; Box 11-Photographs; Box 12,13,14,15-Broadcasting Manuals and Reports; Box 16-Oversize; Box 17-Audio and Visual Materials; Box 18,19,20-Books; Box 21-Artifacts
Box List: a box-level inventory of the collection
Collection Inventory: Boxes 1-10, Boxes 11-26 and Loose items
Location: Manuscript Collection and artifact shelves
Accession #: 2011-081, accretion 2012-065