Dore Schary Papers, circa 1920-1980

Container Title
Smith, Carleton D. Papers, 1947-1950
Quantity: 11 boxes (10.2 cubic feet) 
Scope and Content Note

Papers, mainly 1948-1950, of a NBC executive who was director of television operations. This section continues the coverage of many of the day-to-day activities of the television department during its formative early years. Included is extensive information on film acquisition, programming, union contracts, budgeting and rates, relations with affiliates, advertising and promotion, television research, and space and production facilities. Although Smith did not have oversight responsibility for program production the section includes extensive files on Howdy Doody, Hopalong Cassidy, Kate Smith, Kukla, Fran and Ollie, Robert Montgomery, Your Lucky Strikes Hit Parade, as well as sports and broadcasting of the 1948 political conventions.

In 1950 Smith was promoted to the position of vice-president in charge of station relations.

Box   214
Folder   1
A, 1948-1950
Box   214
Folder   2-3
AAAA/AFRA, 1948-1950
Box   214
Folder   4
ANA, 1948-1949
Box   214
Folder   5
Absecon meeting, 1949
Box   214
Folder   6
Accounting Department, 1949
Box   214
Folder   7
Advertising and Promotion, 1948-1949
Box   214
Folder   8
Sponsorship brochures, undated
Box   214
Folder   9
Advertising Council, 1949
Box   214
Folder   10
Advisory Council on Federal Reports, 1948-1950
Box   214
Folder   13
Affiliates contracts, 1948-1949
Box   214
Folder   11-12
Affiliates meetings, 1948-1949
Box   214
Folder   14
Agreements, 1948-1950
Box   214
Folder   15
Hedda Hopper, 1949
Box   214
Folder   16
Allocations, 1948
Box   214
Folder   17
American Federation of Musicians, 1948-1950
Box   214
Folder   18
New York, 1948-1950
Box   214
Folder   19
American Research Bureau, 1950
Box   214
Folder   20
Applications and miscellaneous employment letters, 1948-1950
Box   214
Folder   21
Audience mail, 1948-1949
Box   214
Folder   22
B, 1948-1950
Box   214
Folder   23
BBC, 1948-1950
Box   214
Folder   24
Bevis, Charles C., 1949
Box   214
Folder   25-28
Board of Directors, Monthly reports and supplementary material, 1948-1949
Box   214
Folder   29
Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, 1948-1949
Box   214
Folder   30
Broadcast Measurement Bureau, 1949-1950
Budget
Box   214
Folder   31-34
1948-1949
Box   588
Folder   1-2
1950
Box   588
Folder   3
Building maintenance, 1950
Box   588
Folder   4
Business office, 1950
Box   588
Folder   5
C, 1948-1950
Box   588
Folder   6
CBC, 1950
Box   588
Folder   7
Camera Clinic, 1948
Box   588
Folder   8
Canfield, Curtis, (Consultant), 1948-1949
Box   588
Folder   9
Capital budget, 1949-1950
Box   588
Folder   10
Capital expenditures, 1950
Box   588
Folder   11
Cash, Norman, 1950
Box   588
Folder   12
Centre Theatre, 1949
Box   588
Folder   13-14
Chicago operations, 1948-1950
Box   588
Folder   15
Civil Defense Advisory Committee, 1948
Box   588
Folder   16
Clearance of TV rights, 1948
Box   588
Folder   17
Cleveland operations, 1948-1950
Box   588
Folder   18
Client, Agency, Prospect assignments, 1950
Box   588
Folder   19
Color television demonstrations, 1948-1950
Box   588
Folder   20
Closed circuit (Traffic Department), 1950
Box   588
Folder   21
Competition, 1948-1950
Box   588
Folder   22
Congratulatory letters, 1948-1950
Box   588
Folder   23
Consolidated film lab, 1950
Box   588
Folder   24
Continuity Acceptance, 1948-1950
Box   588
Folder   25
Continuity Incentive Plan, 1950
Box   589
Folder   8
Contracts, Producers and directors, 1948-1949
Box   588
Folder   26
Controller, 1950
Box   588
Folder   27
Convention, 1949
Box   588
Folder   28
Cooperative programs, 1950
Correspondence
Box   588
Folder   29-37
Incoming log, 1949-1950
Outgoing carbons
Box   588
Folder   38
1949 January-February
Box   589
Folder   1-7
1949 March-1950
Box   589
Folder   9
Credits, 1950
Box   589
Folder   10
D, 1949-1950
Box   589
Folder   11
Daytime programming, 1949-1950
Box   589
Folder   12
Decency, 1949
Box   589
Folder   13-14
Denny, Charles, 1949-1950
Box   589
Folder   15
Dolan, James, 1949
Box   589
Folder   16
E, 1949-1950
Box   589
Folder   17-19
Engineering Department, 1948-1950
Box   589
Folder   20
Executive orders, 1948
Box   589
Folder   21
Expense account statements, 1949-1950
Box   589
Folder   22
F, 1949-1950
Box   589
Folder   23
FCC, 1948-1949
Box   589
Folder   24-27
Fairbanks, Jerry, 1947-1950
Box   589
Folder   28
Feature Service, 1948
Box   589
Folder   29
Acceptance reports, 1948
Box   590
Folder   1
Prices, 1948
Film Division
Box   590
Folder   2-9
1948-1950
Box   590
Folder   10
Newsreels, 1948
Box   590
Folder   11
Folsom, Frank, 1949
Box   590
Folder   12
Football, 1950
Box   590
Folder   13
G, 1948-1950
Box   590
Folder   14
General Foods, 1950
Box   590
Folder   15
General Services, 1948-1949
Box   590
Folder   16
Get acquainted memoranda, 1950
Box   590
Folder   17
Granik, Ted, 1948
Box   590
Folder   18
H, 1948-1950
Box   590
Folder   19
Hammond, Charles, 1949
Box   590
Folder   20
Hedges, William, 1949
Box   590
Folder   21
Hickox, Sheldon, 1950
Box   590
Folder   22-23
Hollywood operations, 1948-1950
Box   590
Folder   24
Hooper ratings, 1948
Box   590
Folder   25
I, 1948-1950
Box   590
Folder   26-27
IATSE, 1948-1950
Box   590
Folder   28
Inauguration, 1948-1950
Box   590
Folder   29
Information, 1949
Box   590
Folder   30
International Theatre, 1949-1950
Box   590
Folder   31
J-K, 1948-1950
Box   590
Folder   32-35
Kinescope recordings, 1949-1950
Weekly reports
Box   590
Folder   36
1949
Box   591
Folder   1
1950
Box   591
Folder   2
Knode, Thomas, 1949
Box   591
Folder   3
Korday, Helen, 1949
Box   591
Folder   4
L, 1948-1950
Box   591
Folder   5
Legal Department, 1948-1950
Box   591
Folder   6
Lighting, 1949-1950
Box   591
Folder   7
M, 1948-1950
Box   591
Folder   8
McConnell, J.H., 1950
Box   591
Folder   9
MacDonald, John H., 1949
Box   591
Folder   10
Madden, Edward, 1950
Box   591
Folder   11
Management Committee, 1948
Box   591
Folder   12
Master plan, 1948
Box   591
Folder   13
Midwest Network, 1948
Box   591
Folder   14-16
Monthly reports, 1948-1950
Box   591
Folder   17
Munson Edward, 1950
Box   591
Folder   18
Music programs, 1949
Box   591
Folder   19
Myers, J.R., 1949
Box   591
Folder   20
N, 1948-1949
Box   591
Folder   21
NAB, 1948-1950
Box   591
Folder   22-24
NABET, 1948-1950
Box   597
NABET, Continued
Box   591
Folder   25
National spot sales, 1949
Box   591
Folder   26
News and Special Events, 1949
Box   591
Folder   27
Nielson ratings, 1948-1950
Box   591
Folder   28-32
Night manager's reports, 1948-1950
Box   591
Folder   33
Non-interconnected stations, 1948-1940
Box   591
Folder   34
O, 1948-1949
Box   591
Folder   35
O & O Stations, 1949-1950
Box   591
Folder   36
Organizational charts, 1948-1950
Box   591
Folder   37
Overtime charges, 1948-1949
Box   592
Folder   1
P, 1948-1949
Box   592
Folder   2
Payroll correspondence, 1948-1950
Box   592
Folder   3-5
Personnel, 1948-1950
Box   592
Folder   6
Phonevision, 1950
Box   592
Folder   7
Policies and practices, 1948-1950
Box   592
Folder   8
Political conventions, 1948
Box   592
Folder   9
Democratic Party
Box   592
Folder   10
Life contracts
Box   592
Folder   11
Republican Party
Box   592
Folder   12
Wallace Party
Box   592
Folder   13
Press Department, 1948-1950
Box   592
Folder   14, 17
Production Facilities, 1948-1950
Box   592
Folder   15-16
Profit and loss statements, 1950
Box   592
Folder   18-20
Program Department, 1948-1949
Box   592
Folder   21
Admiral, 1949-1950
Box   592
Folder   22-23
Blackburn, Norman, 1949
Box   592
Folder   24
Board meetings, 1949-1950
Box   592
Folder   25
Business office, 1948-1950
Box   592
Folder   26
Educational programs, 1949
Box   592
Folder   27
Firestone, 1950
Box   592
Folder   28
Ideas, 1948-1949
Box   593
Folder   1
Prices, 1948
Box   593
Folder   2
Religion, 1948-1949
Box   593
Folder   3
Sarnoff, Robert, 1948-1949
Box   593
Folder   4-7
Schedules, 1948-1950
Box   593
Folder   8
Shawn, Fred, 1949
Box   593
Folder   9
Sports, 1948-1950
Box   593
Folder   10
Baseball, 1948-1949
Box   593
Folder   11
Boxing, 1948-1949
Box   593
Folder   12
Football, 1948
Box   593
Folder   13
Swift, 1949-1950
Box   593
Folder   14
Talent, 1949-1950
Box   593
Folder   15
Texaco, 1949-1950
Titles
Box   593
Folder   16-19
General, 1948-1950
Box   593
Folder   20
Broadway Open House, 1950
Box   593
Folder   21
Crusader Rabbit, 1950
Box   593
Folder   22
Hank McCune Show, 1950
Box   593
Folder   23
Howdy Doody, 1948-1950
Box   593
Folder   24-25
Hopalong Cassidy, 1950
Box   593
Folder   26
Kate Smith Show, 1950
Box   593
Folder   27-28
Kukla, Fran, and Ollie, 1949-1950
Box   593
Folder   29
Robert Montgomery, 1950
Box   593
Folder   30
Your Lucky Strike Hit Parade, 1950
Box   593
Folder   31
Public Service, 1948-1950
Box   593
Folder   32
R, 1948-1950
Box   594
Folder   1
RCA, 1948-1950
Box   594
Folder   2
RKO studio, 1948-1949
Box   594
Folder   3
Radio and Television Directors Guild, 1948-1950
Box   594
Folder   4
Radio Executives Club, 1948-1950
Box   594
Folder   5
Radio Writers Guild, 1948-1950
Box   594
Folder   6
Rates, 1949-1950
Box   594
Folder   7
Reduction committee data, 1950
Box   594
Folder   8
Real estate, 1948-1949
Box   594
Folder   9-14
Research Department, 1948-1950
Box   594
Folder   15
Royal, John F., 1949-1950
Box   594
Folder   16
Russell, Frank M., 1948-1949
Box   594
Folder   17
S, 1948-1949
Box   594
Folder   18-20
Sales Department, 1948-1950
Box   594
Folder   21
Sales Planning Bulletin, 1950
Box   594
Folder   22
Sanner dollies, 1950
Box   594
Folder   23-24
Saturday night plan, 1950
Box   594
Folder   25
Scenery, 1950
Box   594
Folder   26
Service billings, 1948
Box   595
Folder   1-3
Space, 1948-1950
Box   595
Folder   4
Special appropriations, 1948-1950
Box   595
Folder   5
Speeches (by NBC personnel), 1948-1950
Box   595
Folder   6
Spot Sales, 1948
Box   595
Folder   7
Station Policy Advisory Committee, 1949-1950
Box   595
Folder   8-9
Station rates, 1948-1949
Box   595
Folder   10
Station Relations
Box   595
Folder   11
Contact forms, 1948-1949
Box   595
Folder   12-16
Stations Department , 1948-1949
Stations - Individual
Box   595
Folder   17
Station WBEN, Buffalo
Box   595
Folder   18
Station WLW, Cincinnati
Box   595
Folder   19
Station WNBQ, Chicago
Box   595
Folder   20
Station WNBW
Box   595
Folder   21
Station WNEX, Macon
Box   595
Folder   22
Station WOW, Omaha
Box   595
Folder   23
Station WSAT, Salisburg, North Carolina
Box   595
Folder   24
Station WTAC, Flint
Box   595
Folder   25
Station WTMJ, Milwaukee
Box   595
Folder   26-28
Miscellaneous stations (by call letters), 1948-1950
Box   595
Folder   29
Studio usage rates, 1950
Box   595
Folder   30
T, 1948-1950
Box   595
Folder   31
TBA, 1948-1950
Box   595
Folder   32
TV Bulletin (Station Relations), 1950
Box   595
Folder   33
Talent, 1950
Box   595
Folder   34
Teamsters Union, 1948-1950
Box   596
Folder   1
Telepulse ratings, 1950
Box   596
Folder   2
Television Authority, 1950
Box   596
Folder   3
Television Digest, 1948-1950
Box   596
Folder   4-5
Television operations reports, 1947-1948
Box   596
Folder   6
Television promotion, 1950
Box   596
Folder   7-8
Television rate cards, Miscellaneous
Box   596
Folder   9
Television set requests, 1948-1950
Box   596
Folder   10
Television station lists, 1948-1949
Box   596
Folder   14
Television training program, 1948-1949
Box   596
Folder   11
Test pattern and titles changes, 1948-1949
Box   596
Folder   15
Theatre television, 1949-1950
Box   596
Folder   12
Thefts, 1950
Box   596
Folder   13
Time sales, 1949-1950
Box   596
Folder   16
Traffic - Telegrams to stations, 1950
Box   596
Folder   17
Trammell, Niles, 1948-1950
Box   596
Folder   18
U-Z, 1948-1950
Box   596
Folder   19
Ultrafax, 1948-1949
Box   596
Folder   20
Unions, General, 1948-1950
Box   596
Folder   21
United Scenic Artists, 1948-1950
Box   596
Folder   22
WNBT, 1948-1949
Box   596
Folder   23-25
WNBW, 1948
Box   596
Folder   26
WRC, 1948-1949
Box   596
Folder   27-30
Weekly reports, 1948-1950
Box   596
Folder   31
William, John T., 1949
Box   596
Folder   32
Zoomar lens, 1947-1949