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Louisa A. Nielsen Papers


Louisa A. Nielsen Papers
Nielsen, Louisa A.
Collection number:
NPBA 91-230
0.50 linear foot
Bulk dates:
Inclusive dates:
1976 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:

From 1976 to 1979, Louisa A. Nielsen worked for National Public Radio as director of the Programming Department's Educational Programming Services Division. Her responsibilities included developing and marketing the NPR Audio Cassette Service, member station programming and radio services for the blind. From 1979 to 1982, she was the program officer of Media Programs for the National Education for the Humanities. There, she directed the development of cultural broadcast programming in the humanities for NPR and PBS. The collection documents the Educational Services Study Project undertaken by National Public Radio in 1976.

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