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William Lansberg papers

Identifier: MS-1014

  • Staff Only


The papers of William Lansberg consist of typed radio scripts aired on WTSL radio, Hanover, NH during the years 1958-1960, and newspaper clippings from multiple newspapers that published Lansberg's column, "The Baker Bookman" during those years. The scripts and the columns reviewed the most popular and/or most important books of the week. Lansberg reviewed books for both adults and children, popular fiction and scholarly works. At one time, as many as fourteen Vermont and New Hampshire newspapers carried the column each week.


  • 1958 - 1960
  • 1958 - 1960


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


.50 linear ft. (1 box)

Language of Materials


Additional Description


William Lansberg (1916-1999), librarian. Contains typed radio scripts of the bibliographically themed "Baker Bookman" which aired over WTSL radio, Hanover, NH during the years 1958-1960. Also contains newspaper clippings from numerous sources which carried the print column "Baker Bookman."

Related Materials

Rauner Phono tape 1126: The Baker bookman: interview with F. Allen Burt Rauner Phono tape 1127: The Baker bookman: phonotape

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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