Skip to main content

Willis Conover Collection

Identifier: 06-004

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

This extensive collection includes documents from Willis Conover's career at the Voice of America, as well as personal papers, non-VOA projects, sound recordings, video recordings, and realia.


  • Creation: 1930-1996
  • Acquisition: Date acquired: 00/00/1997


Conditions Governing Access

Access to this collection is provided only by special arrangement. Please contact the Music Library for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Music Library. Copyright restrictions may apply.


300.00 boxes

Language of Materials


Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged in six series: Series 1: Voice of America, 1954-1996 Series 2: Audio, film, and video: Voice of America and others, 1950-1996 Series 3: Personal papers, books, and correspondence, 1931-1996 Series 4: Photographs, 1930s-1996 Series 5: Non-VOA broadcasters and projects Series 6: Realia

Physical Access Requirements

Collection is housed in the UNT Music Library and in remote storage. Advance notice for use is required. Please contact the Music Library for further information.

Source of Acquisition

Willis Conover Jazz Preservation Foundation, Inc.

Method of Acquisition


Willis Conover Collection
Maristella Feustle
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Music Library Repository