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Presley D. Holmes Papers


Presley D. Holmes Papers
Holmes, Presley D.
Collection number:
NPBA 92-58
3.50 linear feet
Bulk dates:
Inclusive dates:
1947-1984 and undated
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:

Presley D. Holmes' broadcasting career ranges from being director of broadcasting at WOUB (Athens, OH) from 1962 to 1970 to working for the National Association of Educational Broadcasters as director of the Educational Television Stations Division. He was also a member of the "six-pack," which advised the Corporation for Public Broadcasting on the structure and formation of the Public Broadcasting Service. In addition, he worked for PBS in 1973 as Director of Planning and Research and for National Public Radio (NPR) as programming vice president from 1974 to 1977. The collection documents Holmes' work in instructional and public broadcasting.

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