Rare radio memorabilia dials up a new home

Valuable collection moves from local library

BLOWING HIS OWN HORN— This rare photo of a 24-year-old Rudy Vallee is part of the American Radio Archives collection, which is moving from its Thousand Oaks home to UC Santa Barbara. Courtesy of T.O. Library FoundationThe Thousand Oaks Library Foundation will soon transfer one of the largest and most valuable collections of radio broadcasting in the world to the UC Santa Barbara Library Department of Special Research Collections.
“It is critical that such a wonderfully curated collection documen...

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