Guide to the Papers of William Lansberg, 1958 - 1960Manuscript MS-1014

Introduction to the Collection

William Lansberg (1916-1999), librarian. Papers 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.

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