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Inventory of the William "Will" Noffke Papers, 1953-1998
GTU 2001-8-01  
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Description
William "Will" Noffke was a Bay Area radio host. He interviewed spiritual and political leaders on various programs, including The Meeting of the Ways, New Dimensions and New Horizons. His papers include administrative materials, background information on the interviewees and organizations, and 2,000 reel to reel tapes and cassettes of radio shows.
Background
William "Will" Noffke, 1929 - 1997, was a radio-host whose life work documents the cultural and religious changes which began to emerge in the 1960s in California. Originally a New York City Off-Broadway set designer, he settled in the San Francisco Bay Area where over the course of two decades, 1970 to 1990, he hosted and produced radio programs on KQED-FM and KPFA-FM, as well as in his own performance space and bookstore, Shared Visions, in Berkeley, California.
Extent
57 linear ft.
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Graduate Theological Union. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Graduate Theological Union as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.