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Lynn Poole papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0027
Lynne Poole hosted an produced the first education television series in America, "Johns Hopkins Science Review" (1948-1955). The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and articles related to Lynn Poole's pioneering work in educational television at Johns Hopkins University dating from 1948-1976.

Dates

  • 1948-1976

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.19 Cubic Feet (1 letter half-size document box)

Biographical Note

Lynne Poole was the first director of public relations at Johns Hopkins University. He held the position from 1946-1965. He hosted an produced the first education television series in America, "Johns Hopkins Science Review" (1948-1955). He and his wife, Gray Poole, co-authored several books on science, many directed to the juvenile audience.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, photographs, and articles related to Lynn Poole's pioneering work in educational television at The Johns Hopkins University dating from 1948-1976.

Also included is corresopndence of Gray Poole, Lynn's wife, with the Maryland Center for Public Broadcasting, where a conference room was established in honor of Lynn Poole.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the university by Gray Poole in 1973.

Related Materials

A collection of published volumes of Lynn Poole, some co-authored by Gray Poole, as well as copies of "The Johns Hopkins Science Review" are available in Special Collections.

Processing Information

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
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Baltimore MD 21218 USA