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Jack Zane Collection


Jack Zane Collection
Zane, Jack
Collection number:
2005-140; 2006-119
27.00 linear feet
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University of Maryland
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

John W. "Jack" Zane served as the sports information director at the University of Maryland from 1970 until 1988. Zane received his bachelor's degree in Journalism from Maryland in 1960 and worked as the sports information director at George Washington University before returning to UMD. After Herb Harnett took over as sports information director, Zane took on other responsibilities in the athletic department, including ticket manager and director of the Walk of Fame at the Comcast Center.

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