Title: France-TV records
Call Number: Coll205
Creator: University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Department of Modern Languages (MLLI)
Dates: 1987-1997
Size: 16 boxes (14.5 linear feet)
Language: English, French
Abstract: Video recordings and instruction workbooks for France-TV, 1987-1997.
Citation: France-TV records, University Archives, Collection 205, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

France-TV was an award winning news magazine video program produced by the Modern Languages department at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in partnership with France 2. The project was led by UMBC professor Dr. Claud DuVerlie with program assistance from Dr. Marie DeVerneil. UMBC students helped with the production of the show, which aimed to serve not only as coverage of current events in France but also as a method for teaching the French language to English speakers.

Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Accessions UARC 2015-17 and UARC 2015-25 sent by UMBC professor Dr. Marie DeVerneil. DeVerneil, a producer and collaborator on France-TV, stored the materials in her office in Academic IV.

Processing Note

Materials were rehoused and a box level inventory was created by graduate assistant Tucker Foltz, under the supervision of Archivist Lindsey Loeper.

Descriptive Rules Used

Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.

Access & Use

Finding Aids

Box listing available

Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll205.php

Access Conditions

No restrictions. Audiovideo items will need to be reformatted and digitized prior to use. Contact Special Collections for more information (<a href="mailto:speccoll@umbc.edu">e-mail</a>).

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

Reproductions allowed for research purposes. Copyright maintained by the creator. Videos include substantial licensed content and these rights would need to be negotiated with the original content creator for publication.

Subject Headings


University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Department of Modern Languages (MLLI)

France 2

DuVerlie, Claud


Language workbooks

Instructional films

French language -- 20th century

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Archives

Series Description & Container List

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  1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
    Notebooks 1988-1991 1 Description
    Notebooks 1992-1997 2 Description
    VHS tapes 1987-1992 3 Description
    VHS tapes 1992-1996 4 Description
    VHS tapes 1996-1998 5 Description
    VHS tapes, BetaSP tapes, U-Matic tapes 1989-1994 6 Description
    U-Matic Tapes 1987-1989 7 Description
    U-Matic Tapes 1989-1990 8 Description
    U-Matic Tapes, BetacamSP tapes 1990-1992 9 Description
    BetacamSP tapes 1992-1993 10 Description
    BetacamSP tapes 1993-1995 11 Description
    BetacamSP tapes 1995-1997 12 Description
    BetacamSP tapes 1997-1998 13 Description
    American Film and Video Association award 1990 14
    Supporting documentation 1990-1995 15 Description
    Supporting documentation 1990-1995 16 Description

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