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COLLECTION Identifier: A-118

Papers of Eva Elise vom Baur Hansl, 1939-1954


Radio scripts, program outlines, etc., of Eva Elise Vom Baur Hansl, program supervisor for "Women in the Making of America" and "Gallant American Women."


  • Creation: 1939-1954

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Eva Elise vom Baur Hansl is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.


.83 linear feet (2 file boxes)

Papers consist of radio scripts prepared by Eva Elise vom Baur Hansl and others in the series "Women in the making of America" and "Gallant American women" for broadcast by the National Broadcasting Company - WJZ and the Blue network, 1939-1940. Also a series of scripts produced by the University of Michigan "A Gallery of women" for station WVOM, 1954.


Eva Elise vom Baur Hansl (1889-1978) was program supervisor for the 1939-1940 radio series "Women in the Making of America," which was broadcast in cooperation with the Works Progress Administration's Federal Theatre Radio Division, and for "Gallant American Women, " broadcast in cooperation with the United States Office of Education.

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 402

Gift of Eva von B. Hansl, New York City, New York. Received January 1962.


  1. Box 1: 1-24
  2. Box 2: 25-55.
Hansl, Eva Elise vom Baur, 1889-1978. Papers of Eva Elise vom Baur Hansl , 1939-1954: A Finding Aid
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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Repository Details

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