This series documents Maryland Public Television's programming activities from 1970 to 2013, primarily from the mid-1970s to the late 1990s. The series is comprised primarily of master recordings of MPT's educational programs as well as off-air recordings on open-reel film and Betacam, U-Matic, and VHS tape. Selected programs of note represented in this series include State Circle, Wall Street Week, Inside Maryland, and local educational broadcasts and performances originating throughout the state. The series also documents local events in Maryland such as county fairs and geography bees.
The audiovisual series includes digitized recordings of select episodes, available through the University of Maryland Libraries and the American Association of Public Broadcasters as indicated in individual records.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to the public and must be used in the Special Collections reading room. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.
This collection contains restricted material. Please check the and folder listings for additional information.
3920 Items (3,920 items including film reels and tapes)
1,172 Reels (1,172 open reel films) ; 1-inch reels
2,748 Videocassettes (2,748 videocassettes including U-Matic, Betacam, Betamax, and VHS)
2,375 Videocassettes (approximately 2,375 videocassettes (unprocessed))