Skip to main content

Broadcast Pioneers of Colorado Records

 Collection
Identifier: M261

The Broadcast Pioneers of Colorado (BPC), who transact business as the Broadcast Professionals of Colorado, was founded in 1997 to preserve Colorado's broadcasting heritage. The BPC established the Colorado Broadcast Pioneers' Hall of Fame, a yearly event that honors men and women who have made significant contributions to the field of broadcasting and communications in Colorado in radio and television. This accession contains both the records of the BPC, as well as records about individuals in the industry and regional radio and television stations. These stations include: KOA, KOAA, KCSJ, and Metropolitan Television, as well as several others.

Dates

  • 1953-2008

Creator

Extent

3 Linear Feet (3 record boxes)

Scope and Contents

This accession contains the records of the Broadcast Pioneers of Colorado, records about individuals in the industry and records about regional radio and television stations. These stations include: KOA, KOAA, KCSJ, and Metropolitan Television, as well as several others.

Biographical / Historical

The Broadcast Pioneers of Colorado (BPC), who transact business as the Broadcast Professionals of Colorado, was founded in 1997 to preserve Colorado's broadcasting heritage. The BPC established the Colorado Broadcast Pioneers' Hall of Fame, a yearly event that honors men and women who have made significant contributions to the field of broadcasting and communications in Colorado in radio and television. The constitution of the organizatoin sets out its purpose as ''to foster excellence in the broadcasting industry by all available means, including aiding, educating and honoring broadcasters of the past, present and future.

Arrangement

The collection is organized into three series:
  1. Organization Records
  2. Records of KOA
  3. FCC Material

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Broadcast Pioneers of Colorado, 2008.

Accruals

Additonal accruals are possible as this is an active organization.

General

Box inventory is in G:/SpecColl/Collection Guides/Non-DU/Broadcast Pioneers

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
(303) 871-3428