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Susan Fratkin papers

 Collection 0152-MMC-NPBA
Susan Fratkin represented the concerns of higher education to the public broadcasting community when she was Director of Special Programs for the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges (NASULGC) from the late 1970s to 1992. She was particularly involved with the Educational Television Committee. Furthermore, she served as first treasurer and then president of the Joint Council on Educational Telecommunications (JCET) from 1984 to 1992. The collection includes reports, correspondences, publications, and legal papers that document issues of concern to Fratkin as she tried to link the world of higher education to that of telecommunications technology.

Dates

  • 1975-1988
  • Majority of material found within 1980-1985

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is open for research use.

Duplication and Copyright Information

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials page for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Extent

8.50 Linear Feet

Scope and Content of Collection

The Susan Fratkin papers cover the years 1975 to 1986 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1981 to 1985. The papers include correspondence, minutes and agendas of meetings, notes, reports, and clippings. The collection documents issues of concern to Fratkin as she sought to link the world of higher education to that of telecommunications technology.

Arrangement

Organized as four series:
  1. Series 1: Committee Work
  2. Series 2: Conferences, Workshops and Other Organizations
  3. Series 3: Subject Files
  4. Series 4: Miscellaneous Notes

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

The Susan Fratkin papers were donated to the National Public Broadcasting Archives, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries by Susan Fratkin in March of 1990.
Title
Guide to the Susan Fratkin papers
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Edmund F. Wehrle, July 1993.
Date
1994-07-01
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

Contact:
University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742
301-405-9212