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Something Else Audio Recordings

Identifier: 2017-050

“Something Else” was a variety program for KUHF-FM Houston and was produced and directed by Otto Lynn Haney who co-hosted the show with Hilke Worthen. The series of weekly programs, which ran from September 1966 to June 1967, featured entertainment spots and talent from Houston-area colleges and universities. The collection consists of 30 ¼” open reel tapes; some are recordings of the program while others contain recorded music. The collection also includes biographical information on Haney and and pictures of Haney and Worthen.

The tapes from the “Something Else” program are donated to the University of Houston by Haney’s sister Dianne Terry and nephew Kevin Terry, in loving memory of Otto Lynn Haney and his co-host Hilke Worthen.


  • 1966-1967


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2.0 linear feet

Biographical Information

Otto Lynn Haney (1945-1990) produced and directed the “Something Else” variety program for KUHF-FM Houston and co hosted it with Hilke Worthen. The series of weekly programs featuring talent from Houston area colleges/universities and entertainment spots, ran from September 1966 to June 1967. A UH alumnus, Haney served as vice president for the men’s communications fraternity Phi Chi Alpha and a member of the Alumni Committee, UH Department of Communications. He was awarded the KPRC Award for Outstanding Student in Broadcasting, June 1967.

Haney held several positions in broadcasting, including director, video tape operator, and film projectionist for KUHT-TV in Houston and film editor at KVUE-TV in Austin. He produced and moderated episodes for the College News Conference program on Channel 39, Houston. Haney produced and directed programs of educational, business, and entertainment interests for Lynn Haney Productions, Los Angeles, CA. Outside of broadcasting, Haney held additional positions, including program director, Department of Medical Communications, M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, Houston; account executive with McCann-Erickson, Inc., Houston; and information specialist for the City of Austin. From 1977–1990, Haney served as director of the Learning Resource Center for the College of Pharmacy at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA