Swan, W. Gordon (1906-1998)
Scope:
The W. Gordon Swan collection consists mainly of memorabilia from Swan’s time with WBZ radio in Boston. Items in the collection include scrapbooks and photo albums concerning very early beginnings of WBZ on TV and radio including pictures of WBZ’s first TV programs. The collection also contains several files filled with miscellaneous memorabilia from WBZ’s early days, as well as WBZ history, and one file on early radio history in general. In addition the collection contains several audio cassettes concerning WBZ history and old radio programs. The collection also contains a clock which fell and hit Dwight D. Eisenhower in the head at WBZ along with two framed letters from Eisenhower and Richard Nixon regarding the incident.
Notable Figures
1. Swan, W. Gordon
Associated Subjects
1. Radio Subject Guide