Local television news footage and special programs from WMAR-TV station in Baltimore
- 1948 - 1993
Conditions Governing Access
Material from the collection may be viewed in the Special Collections Research Room. Some items may have access limitations due to physical format.
Conditions Governing Use
Material from the collection is available for onsite use in the Special Collections Research Room by appointment only. All requests for digitization and duplication services require written permission from WMAR-TV in advance. WMAR must handle liscensing and rights. Please contact Special Collections for more information.
Approximately 4,000 Reels (Film: 16mm)
139 Linear Feet (2185 Videocassettes in 139 boxes) : VHS, U-matic, U-matic S, VHS, Betacam SP
Approximately 300 Reels (videotape) ; 1 and 2 inch
101 Disc (1 Box) : DVD
WMAR-TV was the first television station in Baltimore and the eleventh in the United States. Its first broadcast aired on October 30, 1947.
The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore by Abell Communications, Inc. in 1984.