The KUHT Records includes correspondence, memoranda, publications, clippings, photographs, and related material dating from the 1950s through the 1990s. The bulk of the material dates from the mid-1960s to 1990s.
Please contact the collection curator Emily Vinson (email@example.com) for further information.
The series in the collection include: Discrepancy Files, Development and Production Files by Jim Fisher and Paul Yeager, Gulf Region Education Television Affiliates (GRETA), Photographs, Ephemera, Awards, Publications, and Scrapbooks.
Open for research.
Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, locating copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian.
Some collection materials may be restricted for reasons of intellectual property, privacy, or confidentiality.
234.00 Linear Feet
KUHT-TV debuted on May 25, 1953, as America's first educational television station. Since then it has served as a model for other educational television stations. Its main goal is to provide quality programming to students, faculty, and the entire community. KUHT predates the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and the Public Broadcasting System (PBS). Its history includes award-winning local and national productions, including a national Emmy Award for excellence. KUHT is licensed to the University of Houston, and is located in the LeRoy and Lucile Melcher Center for Public Broadcasting located at 4343 Elgin, on the northeast corner of the main campus.
Additional 236 unprocessed boxes acquired July 11, 2014.
Additional unprocessed boxes arrived in September 2015.
Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository