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RadioShack and Tandy Corporation Records

Identifier: AR0897

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

The RadioShack and Tandy Corporation Collection contains documents from the Tandy Corporation and some of its divisions, such as RadioShack, Leonard's, and Meacham's. These documents include: magazines, newsletters, correspondence, news releases, ads, artifacts, company booklets, photographs, agreements, employee books, and scrapbooks.


  • Creation: 1924-2000
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1960-1990
  • Acquisition: Date acquired: 09/00/2017


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is not restricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Biographical or Historical Information

Note written by Cody Rone


9.00 boxes

Language of Materials



This collection contains the records of the Tandy Corporation and some of its subsidiaries, including RadioShack, Leonard's, and Meacham's. The records are mostly comprised of newsletters, news releases, photographs, memos, and ads pertaining to these various companies.

Arrangement Note

The RadioShack and Tandy Corporation Records are organized into 4 series, reflecting the corporation's subsidiaires: Tandy Corporation, RadioShack, Leonard's, Meacham's. Within each series, the folders are in alphabetical order. Within each folder, the items are ordered chronologically with some exceptions. Any exceptions are noted in the description of the particular folder.

Physical Access Requirements

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.

Technical Access Requirements

Portions of the collection are digitized and can be accessed through the Portal to Texas History.

Method of Acquisition

Purchased at the 2017 bankruptcy auction.

Accruals and Additions



RadioShack and Tandy Corporation Records
Cody Rone
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Repository Details

Part of the University of North Texas Special Collections Repository

University of North Texas, Willis Library
1155 Union Circle # 305190
Denton TX 76203 US