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Preliminary Inventory of the Tom Chauncey Papers 1960-1988

1990-00353
1990-00394


Overview of the Collection

Creator: Chauncey, Tom (Tom Webster), 1947-
Title: Preliminary Inventory of the Tom Chauncey Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1960-1988
Quantity: 13 Boxes (15.0 Linear Feet)
Abstract:This collection consists primarily of Umatic video tapes, reel-to-reel audio tapes, manuscripts, and other materials documenting Tom Chauncey's work with KOOL-TV in Phoenix, Arizona. This collection has not been processed in full and can be viewed only by appointment. Contact Archives and Special Collections for more information.
Identification: 1990-00353
1990-00394
Language: Material in English
Repository: Arizona State University Library. Greater Arizona Collection
Arizona State University Library
P.O. Box 871006
Tempe, AZ 85287-1006
Phone: (480) 965-4932
E-Mail: archives@asu.edu
Questions? Ask An Archivist!

Biographical Note

Tom Webster Chauncey was born to Tom Webster and Kathryn (Geare) Chauncey in Phoenix, Arizona on May 30, 1947. He earned his B.A. from Northwestern University in 1970 and his J.D. from Arizona State University in 1973. Chauncey began his professional career with KOOL Radio and TV, where he served as executive vice president and counsel (1972-1982) and as general counsel and station manager (1982-1986). He went on to become a partner at Gust Rosenfeld PLC in Phoenix. Chauncey is also active in the community, having served with such organizations as the Barrow Neurological Foundation, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Friendly House, the Northwestern University Alumni Association of Phoenix, the First Amendment Coalition, the Cameras in the Courtroom Committee, the Arizona Supreme Court Task Force on Court Productivity, the National Conference for Community and Justice, the Foundation for Blind Children, Homeward Bound, and the Arizona Historical Society.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists primarily of Umatic video tapes, reel-to-reel audio tapes, manuscripts, and other materials documenting Tom Chauncey's work with KOOL-TV in Phoenix, Arizona. This collection has not been processed in full and can be viewed only by appointment. Contact Archives and Special Collections for more information.


Arrangement

This collection consists of thirteen boxes divided into two series:
Series I: Accession #1990-00353
Sub-Series A: Video Materials
Sub-Series B: Audio Materials
Sub-Series C: Manuscript Materials
Series II: Accession #1990-00394

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

To view this collection, make an appointment at least five business days prior to your visit by contacting Ask an Archivist or calling (480) 965-4932. Appointments in the Distinctive Collections Wurzburger Reading Room at Hayden Library (rm. 138) on the Tempe campus are available on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Note: All library reading rooms are currently closed as part of the ASU Library's COVID-19 response. Ask an Archivist is available Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m., for reference assistance regarding collection materials.

Copyright

Arizona State University does not own copyright to this collection. Distinctive Collections recognizes that it is incumbent upon the researcher to procure permission to publish information from this collection from the owner of the copyright.


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Chauncey, Tom (Tom Webster), 1947-.

Corporate Name(s)
Arizona State University.
KOOL-TV (Television station : Phoenix, Ariz.).

Subject(s)
Television broadcasting of news -- Arizona -- Phoenix.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Tom Chauncey Papers, [Accession Number]. Arizona State University Library: Greater Arizona Collection.

Provenance

These materials were received from Tom Chauncey and Gordon Sabine in 1990.


Container List

Series I: Accession #1990-00353
Sub-Series A: Video Materials
Box
1 "Chauncey Tape" 1988 December 17 (VHS)
[The Naborr Generation Sale event video]
1 "Frosty the Snowman" and "The Night Before Christmas" (UCA60 Umatic)
1 Hayden Dinner at Westward Ho 1961 November 17 (VHS; "Reel 1")
Appears to be a copy of 2" reel 1.
1 "Hayden Dinner at Westward Ho: Reel 1" 1961 November 17 (UCA60 Umatic)
1 Hayden Dinner at Westward Ho 1961 November 17 (VHS; "Reel 2")
1 "Hayden Dinner at Westward Ho: Reel 2" 1961 November 17 (UCA60 Umatic)
Apparently a copy of 2" reel #2.
1 Hayden Dinner at Westward Ho 1961 November 17 (VHS)
Highlights production. Includes arrival footage at Sky Harbor Airport. Marked "Reel 3"
1 "Hayden Dinner at Westward Ho (Highlights production)" 1961 November 17 (UCA60 Umatic)
Includes arrival footage at Sky Harbor Airport. Marked "Reel 3"
1 Sandra Day O'Connor Senate Confirmation Hearings: Clips 1981 September 09 (UCA60 Umatic)
Labelled Part IV. Includes list of clips.
1 Sandra Day O'Connor Senate Confirmation Hearings: Clips 1981 September 09 (UCA60 Umatic)
Labelled #6. Includes paper list of clips.
1 Sandra Day O'Connor Senate Confirmation Hearings: Clips 1981 September 10 (UCA60 Umatic)
Labelled #3. Paper list of clips included.
1 Sandra Day O'Connor Senate Confirmation Hearings: Clips 1981 September 10 (UCA60 Umatic)
Labelled #5
1 Sandra Day O'Connor Senate Confirmation Hearings: Clips 1981 September 10
Labelled #6
1 Sandra Day O'Connor Senate Confirmation Hearings: Clips 1981 September 10 (UCA60 Umatic)
Labelled #8. List of clips included.
1 "Tom Chauncey Tribute" Phoenix Press Club (UCA60 Umatic)
Phoenix television news parody/documentary. Useful clips, some color some B/W.
Box
2 "Hawaii 5-0" (CBS Television Network) (16 mm Positive Release Print; Part I; Print #210)
2 "The Honorable Carl Hayden, United States Senator, Washington Conversation" (CBS Television Network) 1962 February (16mm Film; Part 1)
2 "Tom Chauncey" (16mm B/W Negative on Core)
Possibly duplicate of Tom Chauncey tribute video in Box 1.
2 Ronald Reagan Speech at Eureka College (16mm Color Print Film)
Box
3 "Hayden #1" (16mm Reel-to-Reel Film)
Testimonials for Carl Hayden by Senators Saltonstall (MA), McGee (WY) Randolph (WV), Bible (NV), Allott (CO) Yarborough (TX). Kennedy arrival at PHX Sky Harbor Airport (clip) with Gov. Fannin (AZ) intro and Kennedy remarks. Motorcade to the Westward Ho. Vice President Johnson introduces Hayden.
Post November 16th 1961, reference to Sam Rayburn death.
3 "Hayden #2" (16mm Reel-to-Reel Film)
Hayden Dinner at Westward Ho: Lengthy clips of television coverage.
3 "Hayden #3" (16mm Film)
Hayden Dinner at Westward Ho: Lengthy clips from television coverage.
3 "Hayden #4" (16mm Reel-to-Reel Film)
Color stock footage of dams, canals and other water works in Arizona. No sound track.
3 "Vagabond: Winter Paradise" re: Sun Valley, Idaho 1958 (16mm Color Film)
Box
4 "NBC Prime Time: Gene Autry" 1979 September 10 (UCA 10s Umatic)
Documentary with Autry interview.
4 "PH #7" (MBU 18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Sale III raw footage.
4 "PH D2 #8" (MBU 18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage. Mr. Chauncey is depicted.
4 "Phoenix Press Club -- Tom Chauncey Tribute/Goldwater" (UCA 10s Umatic; Original Copy)
Audio begins before video.
Goldwater interview raw footage re: Chauncey and media history.
4 "R D2 #1" (MBU 18s Umatic)
Horse sale/auction raw footage. Appears to be at Westworld, Scottsdale AZ.
4 "R #12" (MBU 18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
4 "R #4" (MBU 18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
4 "R #6" (MBU 18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
4 "R #7" (MBU 18s Umatic)
Blank tape.
4 "R #8" (MBU 18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
4 "R #1" (MBU 18s Umatic)
Horse sale/auction raw footage. Includes Tom Chauncey Arabians indoor arena and sign.
4 "R D2 #3" (MBU 18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
4 "R D2 #4" (MBU 18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
4 "R D2 #5" (MBU 18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
4 "R D2 #7" (MBU 18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
4 "R D2 #8" (MBU 18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
4 "R D2 #10" (MBU 18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
4 "R D2 #9" (MBU 18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
4 "TC Arabians Auction" (MBU 18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
Box
5 "CBS on the Air: A Celebration of Fifty Years: Sunday" 1978 March 26 (UCA60 Umatic; Dub 2)
Walter Cronkite, Mary Tyler Moore, EdvBradley, Sandy Duncan, Arlene Francis, Allan Funt, Valerie Harper, Alfred Hitchcock, Carrol O'Connor, Dan Rather Rob Reiner, Moreley Safer, Telly Savalis, Jean Stapleton, more ...
5 "CBS on the Air: A Celebration of Fifty Years: Tuesday" 1978 March 28 (UCA60 Umatic; Dub 2)
Alan Alda
5 "CBS on the Air: A Celebration of Fifty Years: Wednesday" 1978 March 29 (UCA60 Umatic; Dub 2)
Dick Van Dyke, Danny Kaye, Cicely Tyson, Buddy Ebson
5 "CBS on the Air: A Celebration of Fifty Years: Friday" (UCA60 Umatic; Dub 2)
Mary Tyler Moore, Eve Arden, Richard Crenna, Jim Nabors, Bert Convey
5 "CBS on the Air Sunday #2; 50th Anniversary" 1978 March 26 (UCA60 Umatic; Dub 2; Duplicate Copy)
5 "CBS on the Air: A Celebration of Fifty Years: Monday" (UCA60 Umatic; Dub 2)
George Burns, Lucille Ball, Mary Tyler Moore. Broadcast joined in progress.
5 "CBS on the Air: A Celebration of Fifty Years: Thursday" (UCA60 Umatic; Dub 2)
Stars of The Waltons tell the story of CBS on Thursday night. Mary Tyler Moore appears.
5 "Frontier Rangers: Wayne Newton" (UCA60 Umatic)
KOOL-TV 10 screen tests: the Newton Brothers including Wayne Newton perform Around the World in Eighty Days, other songs. Wayne Newton plays guitar, banjo and pedal steel guitar. Tape is dated 1-25-80, probably the date of this copy, original video is much older.
5 "Holocaust #1 of 2" 1978 April 18 (UCA60 Umatic; 1 of 2)
Historical drama production re: the Holocaust. Joined in progress.
5 "CBS News Special Report: Hostages -- Robert Ode and 6 Others w/Xmas Greetings" 1980 December 26 (Umatic)
Morton Dean reports re: Film of Iran Hostages.
5 "CBS News with Robert Trout: Rayburn Death/Hayden Dinner/Phx. Growth)" 1961 November 18 (UCA60 Umatic)
Tracking issues.
Barry Goldwater in Atlanta, Coverage of Hayden Dinner with clip, Story on Arizona Growth with downtown Phoenix street footage, aerial photography, mass produced homes, Sun City, commercial/residential construction, Park Central Mall, Governor Paul Fannin. Closer camera framing on Kennedy.
5 "CBS Special Report: The Duke 1907-1979" 1979 June 12 (UCA60 Umatic)
John Wayne career documentary
5 "The Merv Show" (UCA60 Umatic; Promotion Cassette)
Segment with Dr. Armand Hammer and his Stallion
5 Naboor Generation Sale slides (UCA60 Umatic; Video Copies of Photographs)
Box
6 "Blinco #1" (MBU15s Umatic)
No sound.
Horse demonstration raw footage.
6 "Blinco #3" (MBU15s Umatic)
No sound.
Horse demonstration raw footage.
6 "Blinco #5" (MBU15s Umatic)
No sound.
Horse demonstration raw footage.
6 "Blinco #6" (MBU15s Umatic)
No sound.
Horse demonstration raw footage.
6 "Ph #1" (MBU18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage. Includes horse grooming clips.
6 "Ph #8" (MBU18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
6 "R #5" (MBU18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
6 "R 3" (MBU18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
6 "R (a)" (MBU18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
6 "R D2 #14" (MBU18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
6 "Ph #2" (MBU18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
6 "Ph #3" (MBU18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
6 "Ph #5" (MBU18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
6 "Ph #6" (MBU18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
6 "R #13" (MBU18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
6 "R #14" (MBU18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
6 "R (b)" (MBU18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
6 "R D2 #2" (MBU18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage. Mr. Chauncey is introduced. Sale announcement for Sale #23 described as Lot 49 Fiorina, Lot 59 Virginia Belle. Lot 51 Tiralla Tricks, Lot 111 Fireball/Raging Fire. The national anthem.
6 "R D2 #6" (MBU18s Umatic)
Tom Chauncey Arabians Auction raw footage.
Box
7 "#4 Blinco" (MBU15s Umatic)
7 "Blinco Cutaways 1" (MBU15s Umatic)
7 "Dr. Loyal Davis Editorial" 1982 August 20 (MBU18s Umatic)
Tribute to neurosurgeon Davis by Tom Chauncey Jr.
7 "Kim Hawkins" (UCA20s Umatic)
CBS News story by Hawkins re: Catholic Diocese of Phoenix denying marriage to quadriplegic individual. (KOOL-TV 10)
7 "Lukezic (Sal Quijada)" 1982 July 27 (UCA10s Umatic)
Joyce Lukezic murder trial story by Quijada.
7 "Sandra Day O'Connor Senate Confirmation Hearings" 1981 September 09 (Umatic)
Labelled Part III.
7 "Ph #4" (MBU18s Umatic)
7 "Ph D2 #11" (MBU18s Umatic)
7 "Ph D2 #13" (MBU18s Umatic)
7 "Ph D2 #2" (MBU18s Umatic)
7 "Ph D2 #3" (MBU18s Umatic)
7 "Ph D2 #4" (MBU18s Umatic)
7 "Ph D2 #5" (MBU18s Umatic)
7 "Ph D2 #6" (MBU18s Umatic)
7 "Ph D2 #7" (MBU18s Umatic)
7 "PH Day 2 #1" (MBU18s Umatic)
7 "R D 2 #12" (MBU18s Umatic)
7 "Thursday O'Connor Arrival - Mostly Supreme Court [?]" (MBU15s Umatic)
O'Connor arrival footage and reporter out takes at the Supreme Court for background story.
7 "TV Ratings; Mary Jo West" (Umatic)
Local news story by West about network television ratings. Dr. David Altheide of Arizona State University is interviewed.
Box
8 "Astronauts Read the Christmas Story from the Bible from Outer Space" (KOOL-TV 10) 1968 December 25 (Two inch reel videotape; Scotch Brand)
Box
9 "Case History #3: 'Shop Price' Ford National FDAF" 1977 June 01 (Umatic)
Ford marketing research video re: effective print advertising.
9 "Dawn O'Day" 1980 June 17 (UCA10 Umatic)
O'Day sings New York New York, Maybe This Time, Cabaret. Footage of young lady and young man riding motorized tricycle. Includes photos and newsclipping re: O'Day.
9 "Inside CBS News" 1976 June 01 (UCA60 Umatic in Cromex U60 Box)
Bob Davies, Vice President, KOOL TV Sports re: ASU Dr. Fred Miller. Out take introductions and sign offs. Sparky logo appears. Unidentified film re: Camp Hooks military prison, Texas.
9 "Interview with Mr. William Paley" (UCA60 Umatic)
Tracking issues.
Complete version of interview conducted by NBC.
9 "Sandra Day O'Connor Senate Confirmation Hearings 7" 1981 September 10 (UCA60 Umatic)
9 "Press Club Dinner" (UCA18s Umatic; Cued to Mr. Chauncey's remarks)
9 "Rather Chauncey Insert" (CBS News Master Broadcast Tape, 1" Videotape)
9 "Reagan" 1978 (KCA60 Umatic)
Tracking issues.
Ronald Reagan appears in Reagan for President Committee production.
9 "Tom Chauncey" by Richard Salant 1982 September 28 (CBS News Master Broadcast Tape; 1" Videotape)
9 "V.O. + S.O.T. (Hyder)" 1980 July 07 (UCA20s Umatic)
True Value Hardware stores advertisement. Cotter and Company, WBAY TV Green Bay Wisconsin.
Box
10 "36" (Umatic)
Ed Post Realty advertsement. Stock non-Arizona footage.
10 "60 Min." 1982 April 18 (UCA60 Umatic)
Stories re: Jack Abbott parole, Political consultant Lyn Nofziger, Barry Goldwater interview.
10 "Dr. Armand Hammer Interview on Merv Griffin" 1982 August 31 (Umatic)
(KOOL-TV 10) Likely duplicate of Box 5.
10 "Inside CBS News (Unedited) End of Show #3" (UCA60 Umatic)
Panel discussion re: Television/Media history, Mike Wallace appears as panelist, others unidentified, audience with questions.
10 "Kathy" (UCA60 Umatic)
Spanish language class in studio classroom set.
10 "Ken Sanders" (MBU 15s Umatic)
Footage of a KOOL-TV cameraman at work. Produced short features depicting several KOOL-TV employees including Christmas greetings and Santa. Brief helicopter aerial footage of downtown Phoenix.
10 "Landlord-Tenant" (KC30 Umatic)
A Matter of Judgement. Part thirteen of seventeen part series re: Law in Arizona. Kate McMillian, Legal Aid Society and Joseph R. McDonald of Chandler, Cullar?, Udall and Redmond law firm.
10 "Legal Point" (UCA30 Umatic; 5 30-Second Spots)
Arizona Illustrated Mini Segments. 30 second spots featuring Tucson attorney Jerry Sonenblick re: legal terminology: Amnesty, Act of God, Quid Pro Quo, Aid and Abet, Breach of Contract, Good and Bad Faith, Codicil, Contempt of Court, Contingency, Due Process, Malfeasance, Malice Aforethought, Mitigating Circumstances. Legal Point segment Pima County Bar Association re: initial pro bono legal conferences.
10 "Mary Joe West's Last Newscast" 1982 November 30 (UCA30 Umatic)
TV 10 News broadcast with West and Bill Close. Stories re: Arizona severe winter weather; national news summary including President Reagan footage; special report re: teen runaways and Tumbleweed shelter: Jan Christian and Laura Campbell are interviewed; Valley Big Brothers; Western Airways: Ronald Vangen interviewed; Video production re: Mary Joe West career. Off air copy with advertisements.
10 "McCabe #2" (UCA 60 Umatic)
Andy Rooney footage asking people about whether they like their jobs. Likely 60 Minutes segment
10 "Merv Griffen Show: Dr. Edward Dietrich" (UCA30 Umatic)
Segment re: public education about heart disease and Arizona Heart Institute
10 "Mr. Getz" (UCA60 Umatic)
(KOOL-TV 10) 60 Minutes episode re: William Holden Bell espionage, Notre Dame University goes coeducational, Santa Monica California communist government. Off air copy with advertisements.
10 "NBC News at 5:30: Tom C-I Arabian Horse Last Story" 1982 February 12 (UCA30 Umatic)
Left channel audio is bad during Chauncey interview.
News stories re: US military in El Salvador. President Reagan and Senators Larry Pressler (R) South Dakota and Patrick Leahy (D) Vermont are interviewed, President Duarte appears. Pope John Paul in Africa story. Polish Airlines flight hijacking story. US weather catastrophes story. Oil oversupply story. US nuclear testing medical records falsification story. Old Town new federalism story re: North Adams MA. Scottsdale, Arizona Arabian horse sales story, Tom Chauncey Arabians footage, Chauncey is interviewed. Off air recording w/advertisements.
10 "Senator Carl Hayden: The Legend and the Man" 1972 January 28 1982 (UCA60 Umatic)
Master copy made from two inch videotape.
Tracking issues. KOOL TV production. Historical photos and historical and contemporary video clips of Hayden and Tempe. Clips from Hayden Dinner. Color video of Hayden. Narrated by Bob Davies. Video in Hayden Office at Hayden Library. John Rhodes speaks re: Central Arizona Project. Video of CAP authorization signing.
Box
11 "Chauncey Box 5" The Naborr Generation edited master circa 1976 (Scotch two inch reel Videotape)
11 "Creditors' Rights" (Umatic)
A Matter of Judgement. Episode twelve of a seventeen week series hosted by Tucson attorney Jerry Sonenblick. Guests Robert Lescher and Charles McCarty.
11 "MGS, DDB, Porsche/Audi" 1982 (Umatic)
Legends Revised Audi turbo 5000, Audi Quattro advertisements
Box
12 "J.W.T. Ford Various" (KCA10 Umatic)
Ford Motor Company advertisements
12 "CBS News with Robert Trout: Rayburn Death/Hayden Dinner/Phx" (Scotch VR Tape)
Likely duplicate of Box 5
12 "Soap World Pilot" 1982 (UCA60 Umatic)
Television talk show series pilot production re: soap opera stars and productions hosted by John Gabriel
12 State Bar of Arizona public service announcements re: Preparing a will; Divorce; Unauthorized Practice of Law, more ... (KCA10 Umatic)
Poor video quality, tracking issues/video missing.
Sub-Series B: Audio Materials
Box
2 "President's Death" Tape 3 (CBS) (Audio Recording on 8mm Film Reel)
2 "Sen. Goldwater Speech" (Audio Recording on 8mm Film Reel)
Box
3 "President's Death" (CBS), (Reel-to-Reel Audio)
3 "Dwight David Eisenhower" (Reel-to-Reel Audio Tape)
3 "Ed Morrow Obit" (CBS News) (1.5 mm Acetate Reel-to-Reel Audio Tape)
3 "Jack Murphy 'Cattleman'" (Reel-to-Reel Audio Tape)
3 "KOOL Radio" (16mm Reel-to-Reel Audio Tape)
3 "Phone Call on Kennedy Assassination" (Reel-to-Reel Audio Tape)
3 "T. C. Man of Year" (7 in. Reel-to-Reel Audio Tape; Reel 1)
3 "T. C. Man of Year" (7 in. Reel-to-Reel Audio Tape; Reel 2)
3 Chauncey Speech at Dedication of Carl Hayden Memorial Garden (7 in. Reel-to-Reel Audio Tape)
Sub-Series C: Manuscript Materials
Box
8 "Educational Contributions of Commercial Television" by Tom Chauncey
8 Arizona Teacher Magazine 1960-11 (2 Copies)
8 Manuscript Materials Regarding KOOL-TV 1971 (Bound; 5 Volumes)
8 Pamphlet Regarding "Soap World"
8 Unpublished History of Television in Phoenix
Series II: Accession #1990-00394
Box
1 Film for Plates to Print Chauncey's Memoirs