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Duane G. Straub Papers


Duane G. Straub Papers
Straub, Duane G.
Collection number:
NPBA 93-35
4.75 linear feet
Bulk dates:
Inclusive dates:
1959-1983 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:

Duane Gene Straub has held many positions in the fields of broadcasting, television and education. From 1963 to 1965, he served as the Operations Manager/Lecturer at WOUB-T.V., Ohio University. Then, from 1965 to 1975 he was the Associate Director of the Public Television Library (a division of the Public Broadcasting Service) at Indiana University. There he administered business operations, acquired and distributed programming to more than 250 national public television stations, and acquired a library of over 3,000 programs, many of which remain in current distribution. The collection focuses on materials Straub collected while working at Michigan State University, Ohio State University, and the University of Indiana. Subjects include the Public Television Library, National Association of Educational Broadcasters, copyright and satellite communications.

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