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Register of the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty corporate records
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Boxes 1-74

PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE FILE, 1950-1995

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Addresses and telephone numbers, advertisements, agreements, award file, buildings file, by-laws, code, clippings, correspondence, daily broadcast analysis file, engineering file, fact sheets, financial documents, guest books, history file, indexes, legal appraisal, lists, logos and logotypes, manuals, memoranda, minutes of meetings, mission statement, organizational charts, pension plan file, personnel file, press releases, profile file, publications (in-house), reports, schedules, speeches, and subject file, arranged alphabetically by physical form.

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Boxes 75-140 (photo shelves)

PUBLIC AFFAIRS PHOTOGRAPHIC FILE, 1945-1996

Scope and Contents note

Prints and negatives depicting people and events associated with RFE/RL, Inc. and the history of the Cold War, arranged by subject.

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Boxes 141-365

ALPHABETICAL FILE, 1948-1988

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Materials from the Washington, D.C. office of RFE/RL, arranged in alphabetical order under original headings.

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Boxes 366-412

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT FILE, 1951-1995

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Clippings, correspondence, memoranda, notes, printed matter, reports, schedules.

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Boxes 413-433

OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT FILE, 1958-1994

Scope and Contents note

Agreements, broadcast analysis reports, by-laws, cables, clippings, contracts, correspondence, financial records, inter-office communications, litigation records, memoranda, personnel records, policy guidelines, professional codes, reports, schedules, scripts, and travel records, arranged alphabetically by original heading.

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Boxes 434-437

OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF MANAGEMENT FILE, 1989-1994

Scope and Contents note

Briefing books, contracts, correspondence, financial documents, memoranda, and reports, arranged alphabetically by original heading.

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Boxes 437-444

OFFICE OF THE POLICY DIRECTOR FILE, 1950-1972

Scope and Contents note

Daily guidance summaries, guidance notes, guidances, policy guidance memoranda, policy notes, and special guidances, arranged alphabetically by physical form and chronologically thereunder.

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Boxes 445-468

PROGRAM EVALUATION FILE, 1979-1994

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BIB-commissioned evaluations of programming and program reviews, arranged alphabetically by broadcast department and language service.

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Boxes 469-570

AUDIENCE RESEARCH REPORTS, 1954-1996

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Analytic memos, assessment memoranda, research memoranda, reports, and summaries, arranged by organizational hierarchy (EEAOR, MOR and SAAOR), alphabetically by physical form, and numerically and chronologically thereunder.

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Boxes 571-654

AUDIENCE RESEARCH OFFICE FILE, 1958-1990, 2005

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Arranged by organizational hierarchy (EEAOR, MOR and SAAOR), alphabetically by physical form, and numerically and chronologically thereunder.

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Boxes 655-1655

AUDIENCE RESEARCH SURVEYS, 1945-2001

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Data related to audience research, polls and questionnaires, audience mail, reports, and statistics, organized by issuing individual or organization and chronologically thereunder.

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Boxes 1655-1887

HISTORICAL FILE, 1949-1995

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Artificial series created by RFE/RL staff in 1995 for proposed history of the organization.

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On shelf

RESEARCH FILE, 1966-1993

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In process.

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On shelf

RALPH WALTER FILE, 1951-1993

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In process.

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On shelf

WILLIAM ROBINSON FILE, 1964-1994

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In process.

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On shelf

RADIO FREE EUROPE DIRECTOR'S OFFICE FILE, 1974-1994

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In process.

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On shelf

RADIO FREE EUROPE DEPUTY DIRECTOR'S OFFICE FILE, 1976-1996

Scope and Contents note

In process.

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On shelf

RADIO LIBERTY DIRECTOR'S OFFICE FILE, 1965-1995

Scope and Contents note

The documents in this series relate primarily to S. Enders Wimbush’s and Kevin Klose’s tenures as RL Director. Most files consist solely of correspondence and memoranda. Other significant document types are mentioned when present. In process.

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On shelf

CONTROLLERS OFFICE FILE

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In process.

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On shelf

RFE/RL, INC. FILE, 1950-2006

Scope and Contents note

Contains materials related to the corporate, legislative, financial, and administrative activities of RFE/RL, Inc. conducted by the Washington, DC office staff, primarily created after the merging of Radio Free Europe, Radio Liberty, and the Free Europe Committee.

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FREE EUROPE, INC. FILE, 1949-1977

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Contains materials related to the corporate, legislative, financial, and administrative activities of Free Europe, Inc. conducted by the Washington, DC office staff, primarily created prior to the merging of Radio Free Europe, Radio Liberty, and the Free Europe Committee.

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RADIO LIBERTY, INC. FILE, 1951-1977

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Contains materials related to the corporate, legislative, financial, and administrative activities of Radio Liberty, Inc. conducted by the Washington, DC office staff, primarily created after the merging of Radio Free Europe, Radio Liberty, and the Free Europe Committee.

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BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS FILE, 1996-1998

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Contains materials related to the Broadcasting Board of Governors' oversight of RFE/RL, Inc. activities.

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On shelf

BOARD FOR INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING FILE, 1973-1997

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Contains materials related to the Board for International Broadcasting's oversight of RFE/RL, Inc. activities.

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RFE/RL FUND, INC. FILE, 1950-1994

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Contains materials related to fundraising programs, policy, and planning on the part of the Board of Directors and RFE/RL, Inc. staff.

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WEST EUROPEAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE FILE, 1957-1993

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Consists of documents related to the activities carried out by West European Advisory Committee (WEAC) members, with the bulk of the series consisting of correspondence and meeting materials.

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UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT FILE, 1959-1994

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Consists of materials related to legislation, correspondence with congressmen and other government officials, and congressional records concerning the funding and policies of RFE, RL and RFE/RL, Inc.

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On shelf

RFE/RL RESEARCH INSTITUTE FILE, 1988-1994

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Consists of materials concerning the administration, policies, and public relations of the RFE/RL Research Institute, as well, as background research documents.

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INTERNATIONAL BROADCAST SYSTEMS, INC. FILE, 1986-1996

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Consists of materials related to the Israel Radio Relay station, including contract negotiations, planning, technical specifications, and litigation.

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On shelf

MUNICH/PRAGUE OFFICE FILE, 1951-1999

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In process.

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Photo shelves

PHOTOGRAPHS

Scope and Contents note

In process.

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Oversize shelving

OVERSIZE FILE, 1950s-1980s

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Albums, computer printouts, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials, arranged by series provenance and thereunder by subject. In process.
Photo shelves

MICROPRINT FILE (MICROFICHE and MICROFILM), 1950-1995

Scope and Contents note

In process.

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Film shelves

MOVING IMAGE MATERIALS, 1950-2005

Access

All original film reels are closed to researchers for preservation purposes. Use copies on VHS tape are available.

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Tape shelves

SOUND RECORDINGS, 1951-

Scope and Contents note

Focus group recordings, interviews, religious sermons, theme music, ethnic folk songs and classical music. Many of the folk and classical music recordings appear on phonograph discs (78 RPM) with RFE-produced, "Crusade for Freedom"-branded labelling. Languages include: Albanian, Bulgarian, Czech, English, Hungarian, Polish, and Romanian.