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Mr. Rogers’ Archives History at the University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh published an article detailing the history of Fred Rogers’ archives located at the Archives and Special Collection Department. Fred Rogers, who was a Pennsylvania native, was the host and creator of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. The collection spans

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“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”: Online Documentation of All Things Fred Rogers

In 2008, when PBS announced that Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood would no longer be shown daily, Tim Lybarger created an online archive of all things Mister Rogers. What first started out as a blog became the entity it is today: http://www.neighborhoodarchive.com.

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David Letterman’s Unlikely Archivist

Amid the confines of a cramped apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side exists what may very well be the most comprehensive archive of any late night television show. Don Giller, a music typesetter by day and a David Letterman superfan

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BBC launch archive of memorable programmes to help dementia sufferers

The BBC—in conjunction with Dundee University, the University of St Andrews, and the Alzheimer’s Society—has recently launched an online television archive called the BBC Reminiscence Archive (RemArc), a user-friendly archive of historical broadcast footage. The goal of making this footage

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