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Nazaret Cherkezian papers

 Collection 0100-MMC-NPBA
Nazaret "Chic" Cherkezian (1925-1996) joined the staff of National Educational Television (NET) in 1959 as director of public information. From 1963 to 1970, he served as executive producer for NET's bi-weekly, one-hour program News in Perspective, a co-production with The New York Times. He was a Ford Foundation fellow, held a fellowship from the National Association of Educational Broadcasting, and received Emmys and Golden Cine Eagle awards for his productions.

The Nazaret Cherkezian Papers document his time with NET, with most material from 1959 to 1966. The collection contains two folders of photographs and correspondence related to News in Perspective. The collection also includes many NET pamphlets and issues of NET News and Inside Channels.

Dates

  • 1956-1986
  • Majority of material found within 1959-1966

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 publicatioght status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet

2 Videocassettes

Arrangement

Organizes as two series:
Series 1
Papers
Series 2
Audiovisual Materials

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

The Nazaret Cherkezian Papers were donated to the National Public Broadcasting Archives, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries by Nazaret Cherkezian in February 1992 and March 2002.
Title
Guide to the Nazaret Cherkezian papers
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Karen E. King, April 2011.
Date
2011-04-00
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.

Revision Statements

  • 2011-04-30: EAD revised by Karen E. King.
  • 2012-08-00: Revised by Ashley S. Behringer.
  • 2017-11-12: Finding aid reviewed and edited by Rebecca Thayer.
  • 2021-08-20: Jim Baxter re-wrote the collection abstract.

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