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Jim Henson collection

 Collection 0009-SCPA
The Jim Henson collection at the University of Maryland contains 75 digital videos spanning 35 years of Henson's innovative work in television and film. These full-length videos can be found at and are available for viewing only at public computer stations in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, McKeldin Library, and Hornbake Library. The collection results from a generous gift by The Jane Henson Foundation and The Jim Henson Legacy of select videos and funding to support processing and related projects.


  • 1955-1998
  • Majority of material found within 1955-1998

Use and Access to Collection

The collection is open for research use.


75 Items

Related Material

Edward L. Longley papers, Special Collections in Performing Arts, University of Maryland Libraries. (finding aid)

Children's Television Workshop records, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries. (finding aid)
Jim Henson collection: A Finding Aid
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Finding aid written in English

Library Details

Part of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library

University of Maryland Libraries
8270 Alumni Drive
College Park MD 20742 United States