Scope and Content of Collection
The Bill Reed papers cover the years 1969 to 1991 with the bulk of material dating from 1977 to 1991. The collection consists of materials regarding the financial status of PBS with an emphasis on the development and funding of educational service programs at PBS. It also contains papers related to the marketing of PBS video and home video which brought PBS great success in audiovisual area. Types of documents included are: correspondence, reports, memoranda, agenda, minutes, directory. The collection also contains audiovisual cassettes, tape recordings and a small box of slides.