Special Collections 
	and Archives

DONALD T. McNEILL COLLECTION

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Box Date Title/Contents Format
1 Ca. 1932 Van and Don (with Van Fleming, broadcast from San Francisco) Audiocassette
1 16 December 1939 Breakfast Club (incomplete) Audiocassette
1 21 December 1940 Breakfast Club (incomplete) Audiocassette
1 20 January 1941 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
1 1942 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
1 17 June 1943 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
1 2 December 1943 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
1 13 December 1943 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
1 24 December 1943 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
1 24 December 1943 Breakfast Club Audiocassette

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Box Date Title/Contents Format
1
22 April 1944
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
23 December 1944
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
25 December 1944
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
Ca. 1945
"My Cathedral" (composed by McNeill, sung by Richard Maxwell, released by Columbia Records)
Audiocassette
1
24 April 1946
The Kool Penguin Room (incomplete) (hosted by Hildegard, with McNeill as guest)
Audiocassette
1
20 December 1946
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
27 April 1947
Fred Allen Show (McNeill guest)
Audiocassette
1
28 April 1947
The Chesterfield Supper Club (incomplete) (hosted by Perry Como, with McNeill as guest)
Audiocassette
1
19 December 1947
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
February 1948
Breakfast in Hollywood (McNeill guest)
Phonodisc

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Box Date Title/Contents Format
1 29 April 1948 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
2 12 May 1948 Breakfast Club simulcast (first telecast, launching McNeill "presidential campaign" in Philadelphia) DVD
1 23 June 1948 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
1 13 August 1948 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
1 23 December 1949 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
2 10 August 1950 Breakfast Club simulcast DVD
2 29 August 1950 Breakfast Club simulcast DVD
2 13 September 1950 Don McNeill's TV Club #1 (first half) (Gloria Swanson guest) DVD
2 27 September 1950 Don McNeill's TV Club #3 (Rhonda Fleming guest) DVD
2 11 October 1950 Don McNeill's TV Club #5 (Gorgeous George guest) DVD

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Box Date Title/Contents Format
2 25 October 1950 Don McNeill's TV Club #7 (Ray Schindler guest) DVD
2 1 November 1950 Don McNeill's TV Club #8 (Patricia Morison and Albert Goldsmith guests) DVD
2 8 November 1950 Don McNeill's TV Club #9 (Chicago Bears guests) DVD
2 15 November 1950 Don McNeill's TV Club #10 (Ann Harding guest) DVD
2 22 November 1950 Don McNeill's TV Club #11 (Arthur and Patricia Lake guests) DVD
2 29 November 1950 Don McNeill's TV Club #12 (Diana Lynn guest) DVD
2 6 December 1950 Don McNeill's TV Club #13 (Barry Fitzgerald guest) DVD
2 13 December 1950 Don McNeill's TV Club #14 (Kay McNeill guest) DVD
2 20 December 1950 Don McNeill's TV Club #15 (Herb Shriner guest) DVD
2 27 December 1950 Don McNeill's TV Club #16 (Harmonica Rascals guests) DVD

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Box Date Title/Contents Format
1 29 December 1950 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
2 Ca. 1950 Jim Moran Cancer Fund Benefit Show (BC cast appearance), WENR-TV, Chicago DVD
1 Ca. 1950 "My Cathedral" (composed by McNeill, performed by Jerry Meachum and the Lancers, released by Gold Star Recording DVD
1 3 January 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #17 (Marie McDonald guest) DVD
2 10 January 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #18 (Leo Carrillo guest) DVD
2 17 January 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #19 (Beatrice Kay guest) DVD
2 24 January 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #21 (Paul Gilbert and Jane Manners guests) DVD
2 7 February 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #22 (Raymond Massey and Adlai Stevenson guests) DVD
2 14 February 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #23 (Mimi Benzell guest) DVD
2 7 March 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #26 (Dorothy Shay guest) DVD

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2 14 March 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #27 (Eddie "Rochester" Anderson guest) DVD
2 21 March 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #28 (Fran Allison guest) DVD
2 28 March 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #29 (John Payne guest) DVD
2 4 April 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #30 (Fran Allison guest) DVD
2 11 April 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #31 (Boris Karloff guest) DVD
2 18 April 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #32 (Fran Allison guest) DVD
2 25 April 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #33 (Cornelia Otis Skinner guest) DVD
2 2 May 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #34 (Fran Allison guest) DVD
2 9 May 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #35 (Jack Dempsey and Joe Louis guests) DVD
2 16 May 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #36 (Fran Allison and Jimmie Darou guests) DVD

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2 23 May 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #37 (Beatrice Kay and Lucille Vogeler guests) DVD
2 30 May 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #38 (Fran Allison guest) DVD
2 6 June 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #39 (Hal Block guest) DVD
2 13 June 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #40 (Fran Allison guest) DVD
2 20 June 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #41 (McNeill family guests) DVD
2 12 September 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #42 (Joe E. Brown guest) DVD
2 26 September 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #43 (Fran Allison guest) DVD
2 10 October 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #44 (Arthur Hammerstein, and Andy and Della Russell guests) DVD
2 24 October 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #45 (Binnie Barnes, Robert Kohl, and Robert Wilson guests) DVD
2 7 November 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #46 (Denise Darcel, and Eddie Mayeoff guests) DVD
2
21 November 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #47 (on location at Mustacci family's home)
DVD
2
5 December 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #48 (Betty Garrett and Eddie Mayeoff guests)
DVD

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Box Date Title/Contents Format
2 19 December 1951 Don McNeill's TV Club #49 (Victor Borge and Gil Lamb guests) DVD
1 21 December 1951 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
5 25 January 1952 Breakfast Club Phonodisc
7 23 June 1952 Breakfast Club (Peter Donald guest host) Phonodisc
5 9 September 1952 Breakfast Club (interview of Tom McNeill) Phonodisc
1 19 December 1952 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
1 6 March 1953 "I Could Never Learn to Hula" (Cowling/Desmond duet) Audiocassette
1 19 March 1953 "I Could Never Learn to Hula" (Johnny Desmond) Audiocassette
7 10 April 1953 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
1 14 April 1953 "I Could Never Learn to Hula" (McNeill) Audiocassette

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Box Date Title/Contents Format
1 21 May 1953 "I Could Never Learn to Hula" (Homer and Jethro parody) Audiocassette
1 23 June 1953 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
1 27 July 1953 Breakfast Club Phonodisc
5 23 December 1953 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
5 21 January 1954 Breakfast Club (incomplete) Phonodisc
2 17 February 1954 Breakfast Club simulcast DVD
1 23 June 1954 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
2 27 December 1954 Breakfast Club simulcast DVD
2 28 December 1954 Breakfast Club simulcast DVD
2 29 December 1954 Breakfast Club simulcast DVD

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Box Date Title/Contents Format
2 30 December 1954 Breakfast Club simulcast DVD
2 3 January 1955 Breakfast Club simulcast DVD
2 4 January 1955 Breakfast Club simulcast DVD
2 5 January 1955 Breakfast Club simulcast DVD
2 6 January 1955 Breakfast Club simulcast DVD
2 24 January 1955 Breakfast Club simulcast DVD
2 26 January 1955 Breakfast Club simulcast DVD
8 24 August 1955 I've Got a Secret (McNeill host, Boris Karloff guest) Videocassette
8 31 August 1955 I've Got a Secret (McNeill host, Jean-Pierre Aumont guest) Videocassette
2 7 September 1955 I've Got a Secret (McNeill host, Audie Murphy guest) DVD

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Box Date Title/Contents Format
1 18 August 1955 Breakfast Club (second half only) Audiocassette
1 25 August 1955 Breakfast Club (second half only) Audiocassette
1 Ca. 1955 "My Cathedral" (composed by McNeill, sung by Eileen Parker, released by Mica Recording Co.) Audiocassette
1 Ca. 1955 "We're Pinning Our Hopes on You" (Johnny Desmond singer, McNeill narrator, released by Coral Records) Audiocassette
2 11 January 1956 I've Got a Secret (McNeill host, Cyril Ritchard guest) DVD
1 10 February 1956 "The Fabulous Mr. Hoopy Scoop" (Betty Johnson and Don McNeill) Audiocassette
1 12 April 1956 "Tuck Them Blues Away" (Breakfast Club air check) Audiocassette
2 23 May 1956 I've Got a Secret (McNeill host, Cesar Romero guest) DVD
1 31 October 1956 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
1 6 June 1957 Breakfast Club (second half) Audiocassette

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Box Date Title/Contents Format
1 24 June 1957 Breakfast Club (Ted Mack guest host) Audiocassette
1 23 December 1957 Breakfast Club Audiocassette
1 28 April 1958 Breakfast Club (segment featuring Bob Hope) Audiocassette
1 28 September 1958 Family Theater (McNeill guest host) Audiocassette
2 21 November 1958 Person to Person (McNeill interviewed by Edward R. Murrow) DVD
6 1958 Hymns (Johnny Desmond album, released by Tops Records) Phonodisc
1 1958 Silver Jubilee album (Dot Records) Audiocassette
1 9 August 1959 Breakfast Club (first half) Audiocassette
6 1959 Book, Candle and Prayer ("Dick Noel sings songs of faith performed on Don McNeill's Breakfast Club," released by Coral Records) Phonodisc
6 1959 Don McNeill Presents March around the Breakfast Table (Coral Records) Phonodisc

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Box Date Title/Contents Format
2 20 January 1960 This is Your Life (tribute to McNeill) DVD
1 Ca. 1960 "Make America Proud of You" (narrated by McNeill) Audiocassette
6 1961 Hymntime around the Breakfast Table (RCA Victor release) Phonodisc
8 23 June 1963 Take Two (special program for BC's thirtieth anniversary) Videocassette
1 1963 Breakfast Club (segment with Duke Ellington) Audiocassette
8 23 June 1963 Take Two (Phyllis Diller and Bob Hope guests) Videocassette
16 6 May 1966 International Radio and Television Society "Salute to Don McNeill" Reel to reel
1 2 August 1966 Breakfast Club (first half, Don McNeill, Jr., guest host) Audiocassette
1 18 May 1967 Breakfast Club (Preston Bradley guest) Audiocassette
1 1967 "My Cathedral" and "Perfect Love" (composed by McNeill, sung by Bob Newkirk, released by Impact Records) Audiocassette

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Box Date Title/Contents Format
1 1967 "Perfect Love" (composed by McNeill, sung by George Beverly Shea, Released by RCA Victor) Audiocassette
1 20 September 1968 The Don McNeill Show Audiocassette
1 27 December 1968 The Don McNeill Show (final broadcast) Audiocassette
9 30 May - 9 July 1968 The Don McNeill Show (master audiotapes) Reel to reel
10 5 July - 2 August 1968 The Don McNeill Show (master audiotapes) Reel to reel
11 5 August - 30 August 1968 The Don McNeill Show (master audiotapes) Reel to reel
12 2 September - 30 September 1968 The Don McNeill Show (master audiotapes) Reel to reel
13 1 October - 25 October 1968 The Don McNeill Show (master audiotapes) Reel to reel
14 26 October - 22 November 1968 The Don McNeill Show (master audiotapes) Reel to reel
15 25 November - 20 December 1968 The Don McNeill Show (master audiotapes) Reel to reel

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Box Date Title/Contents Format
16 23 December - 27 December 1968 The Don McNeill Show (master audiotapes) Reel to reel
16 1969 Talk by McNeill on his broadcasting career Reel to reel
Open Shelf 1979 Prime Time (4 films on aging, narrated by McNeill) 16mm
Open Shelf 1948-1963 Original Kinescope Recordings of McNeill Programs 16mm
3-7 Ca. 1932-1967 Original Broadcast Transcriptions and Commercial Records Phonodisc

 

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