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Jeffrey Kadet TV Guide collection

 Collection 0121-MMC

Jeffrey Kadet amassed a collection of regional and national television program guides over the course of 34 years dating from the 1950s through the 1980. The majority of the regional guides cover the years 1948-1953. The collection consists of weekly national TV Guides as well as a number of regional television guides which cover New England, Washington-Baltimore area, San Francisco-Bay Area, Pennsylvania, New York, the Midwest, the Southwest, and the Deep South

A preliminary inventory has been prepared and is linked from the external documents.


  • 1950-1985

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.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies or digital surrogates may be provided in accordance with Special Collections and University Archives duplication policy.

Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs unless otherwise specified. It is the researcher's responsibility to secure permission to publish materials from the appropriate copyright holder.


21.5 Linear Feet (40 6.5-in "shoebox" containers)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated to the University of Maryland Libraries in 2013 by Jeffrey Kadet.

Processing Information

The collection is organized as it was received by the donor. The guides are grouped by title.

Guide to the Jeffrey Kadet TV Guide Cclleciton
Processed by Jen Wachtel
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742