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Dennis L. McCurdy Papers, 1977-1979

By Mel Frizzell

Collection Overview

Title: Dennis L. McCurdy Papers, 1977-1979

ID: 00/MG 42

Creator: McCurdy, Dennis L.

Extent: 0.4 Linear Feet. More info below.

Date Acquired: 11/12/1979

Languages: English [eng]


Dennis McCurdy was a radio news broadcaster for WPMH News and Public Affairs. Contains reel to reel audiotapes of interviews, speeches, and events regarding politics.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains reel-to-reel audiotapes of interviews, speeches, and events regarding politics. Included are speeches and interviews of Henry Howell, Andrew Pickens Miller, G. Conoly Phillips, Pat Robertson, Chuck Robb, and Gerald R. Ford. Two tapes of note are a press conference of United States Senator S.I. Hayakawa from California in which he discusses the energy crisis of the late 1970s and the SALT Treaty, and a press conference of Ronald Reagan in Roanoke, Virginia during his campaign for the Presidency in 1979.

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: One Hollinger document case

Access Restrictions: Open to researchers without restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.

Acquisition Source: Dennis L. McCurdy

Acquisition Method: Gift. Accession #A79-56

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Box [insert number], Folder [insert number and title], Dennis L. McCurdy Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

Box and Folder Listing

Item 1: Tape 517- Andrew Miller
Item 2: Tapes 529 & 532- General Assembly, 1979
Item 3: Tape 533- Election Returns, John Dalton, 1978
Item 4: Tape 537- Dalton Interview, 2/10/79
Item 5: Tape 546- Nixon's Checkers Speech
Item 6: Tape 555- Carter at JJ Dinner, 1979
Item 7: Tape 557- Kemp at Virginia Republican Convention, Dalton, Reagan
Item 8: Tape 568- Powell
Item 9: Tape 569- Davis
Item 10: Tape 570- Coleman
Item 11: Tape 576- G. William Whitehurst, 8/27/79
Item 12: Tape 580-Gerald Ford, William & Mary, 10/10/79
Item 13: Tape 79-9- Perspective: President Ford in Norfolk, Campaign, 1978
Item 14: Tape 80-1- S.I. Hayakawa
Item 15: Tape 80-6- Henry Howell, Perspective, 1979
Item 16: Henry Howell -- Election Night 11/8/77; June 1978 Democratic Convention (Includes Interview with Chuck Robb, and Speeches by Howell, Pat Robertson, John Warren Cooke, Conoly Phillips), 1977-1978