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Jeane R. Young Papers

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Abstract

Title:
Jeane R. Young Papers
Author/Creator:
Young, Jeane R.
Collection number:
92-148
Size:
0.50 linear foot including two photographs
Bulk dates:
1975-1978
Inclusive dates:
1974-1979 and undated
Collection Area:
National Public Broadcasting Archives
Repository:
National Public Broadcasting Archives, 3210 Hornbake Library, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9160, Fax: 301-314-2634, Email: bcast@umd.edu
Abstract:

Jeane Young's career in public broadcasting primarily focused on adult learning, as she directed the Television for Learning Project under the auspices of the Educative Awareness Project for the Public Broadcasting Service. This collection documents her involvement with this project as well as topics including underwriting in public television, the Children's Television Workshop, and the future of public television in the 1980s.

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Restrictions:

There are no restricted files in this collection.

Preferred citation:

Jeane R. Young Papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Publication rights:

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

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.

Historical Note

Jeane R. Young started her career in public broadcasting in 1973 in the Public Broadcasting Service's Division of Public Records. In June 1978, she became director of the Television for Learning Project, a promotional project under the auspices of the Educative Awareness Project. In December 1978, she left PBS to join WKNO-TV in Memphis, Tennessee, as their community relations director. She continued work for the Television for Learning Project as a consultant. In 1979, she began work as the director of public affairs for the Economic Development Administration for the United States Department of Commerce. Young also served as director of public affairs for the Wolf Trap Foundation, where she was in charge of public relations and marketing activities.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Jeane R. Young Papers cover the years 1974 to 1979, with the bulk of the collection from 1975 to 1978. The collection, an overview of public television during the 1970s, documents Young's involvement with the Television for Learning Project, and includes further information on the Educative Awareness Project, underwriting in public television, the Children's Television Workshop, finances and budgeting, and the future of public television in the 1980s. Types of documents include photographs, memoranda, corresopndence, newsletters, news clippings, notes and reports. Hartford N. Gunn, Jr. figures prominently in the documents.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

The Jeane R. Young Papers was donated to the University of Maryland at College Park Libraries by Jeane R. Young in June of 1992

Processing Information

Processed by:

Processed by Jennifer A. Thompson, July 1998

Encoded by:

EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Karen E. King, June 2010

Arrangement of Collection

Organized as one series:

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Chronological Files, 1974-1979 and undated (0.50 linear foot)

This series focuses on the attempts of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) to increase public awareness to the importance of educational television. Topics include the 1975 Television for Learning Project, which was a promotional part of Phase II of the Educative Awareness Project. The collection also includes information pertinent to Phase I of this three-year collaboration between the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Public Broadcasting Service. Other topics included in the collection are the Children's Television Workshop (CTW), the Public Broadcasting Service show The People, program underwriting in public broadcasting, the Public Broadcasting Service fundraiser FESTIVAL '75, the National Program Production and Distribution Agreement, and the future of public broadcasting in the 1980s, specifically freedom from government restrictions. The documents are arranged chronologically

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / FrameItem
KCET: The Facts About Program Underwriting on Public Television, 1974 series 1box 1folder 1
National Program Production and Distribution Agreement, 1974 series 1box 1folder 2
National Program Production and Distribution Agreement, 1974 series 1box 1folder 3
Public Broadcasting Service: Public Information, Station Independence Program: Guidelines for FESTIVAL '75, 1974 series 1box 1folder 4
Public Broadcasting Service: Public Information, Station Independence Program: Guidelines for FESTIVAL '75, 1974 series 1box 1folder 5
Public Broadcasting Service: Public Information, Station Independence Program: Guidelines for FESTIVAL '75, 1974 series 1box 1folder 6
PBS Newsletter, 1975-1976 series 1box 1folder 7
Vol. 1, No. 6, March 20, 1975 series 1box 1folder 7item 1.0
Vol. 1, No. 7, April 21, 1975 series 1box 1folder 7item 2.0
Vol. 2, No. 3, January 1976 series 1box 1folder 7item 3.0
Public Broadcasting Service "Television for Learning" -- Photographs, undated series 1box 1folder 8
Public Broadcasting Service "Television for Learning" -- Press Releases, undated series 1box 1folder 9
Public Broadcasting Service "Television for Learning" -- Correspondence, 1975-1978 series 1box 1folder 10
"Public Awareness for Television in Education" (Educative Awareness Project, Phase I), 1975 series 1box 1folder 11
Public Broadcasting Service. Boards of Governors and Managers -- Development and Public Information Committee, April 27, 1976 series 1box 1folder 12
Public Broadcasting Service. Boards of Governors and Managers, June 28, 1976 series 1box 1folder 13
"A Childrens Television Series about Science and Technology: A Proposal by the Childrens Television Workshop", October 15, 1977 series 1box 1folder 14
"A Childrens Television Series about Science and Technology: A Proposal by the Childrens Television Workshop", October 15, 1977 series 1box 1folder 15
"A Childrens Television Series about Science and Technology: A Proposal by the Childrens Television Workshop", October 15, 1977 series 1box 1folder 16
Long-Range Planning for Public Television, Vol. 1 -- Overview and Recommendations, June 1978 series 1box 1folder 17
Long-Range Planning for Public Television, Vol. 1 -- Overview and Recommendations, June 1978 series 1box 1folder 18
Long-Range Planning for Public Television, Vol. 1 -- Overview and Recommendations, June 1978 series 1box 1folder 19
Long-Range Planning for Public Television, Vol. 1 -- Overview and Recommendations, June 1978 series 1box 1folder 20
Long-Range Planning for Public Television, Vol. 1 -- Overview and Recommendations, June 1978 series 1box 1folder 21
Long-Range Planning for Public Television, Vol. 1 -- Overview and Recommendations, June 1978 series 1box 1folder 22
Budget for "The People", 1978-1979 series 1box 1folder 23
Remarks by Hartford N. Gunn, Jr. - Public Broadcasting Service Annual Membership Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, June 25, 1979 series 1box 1folder 24

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