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Thad Holt Papers


Thad Holt Papers
Holt, Thad
Collection number:
LAB 96-61
10.50 linear feet
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Collection Area:
Mass Media and Culture
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

Thad Holt's broadcasting career centered in Alabama and in the fields of educational television, cable television and satellite broadcasting. Notable achievements include starting WAPI, the first radio station in Alabama and becoming an early proponent of using satellites for transmission of educational programs. The collection documents Thad Holt's career in Alabama broadcasting from 1930 to 1980 and includes business records, business and personal correspondence, financial records and other documents.

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