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Susan Hanson


A Guide to the Susan Hanson Collection
1984 – 1992
Collection 042

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Descriptive Summary

Creator:    Hanson, Susan
Title:    The Susan Hanson Collection
Dates:    1984 – 1992
Abstract:    This collection is comprised primarily of photocopies of newspaper articles written by Susan Hanson, staff writer for the San Marcos Daily Record.
Identification:    Collection 042
Extent:    1 box (0.5 linear feet)
Language:    English
Repository:    Southwestern Writers Collection, Special Collections, Alkek Library, Texas State University-San Marcos

Biographical Note

Susan Hanson was a staff writer for the San Marcos Daily Record, a newspaper in San Marcos, Texas from 1982-1999.  Her column covers arts and culture, including interviews with regional novelists, poets, screenwriters, as well as politics and environmental history. Ms. Hanson currently teaches in the English Department at Southwest Texas State University, and writes for a San Marcos weekly newspaper, The Chautauquan.

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised primarily of photocopies of newspaper articles written by Susan Hanson, staff writer for the San Marcos Daily Record. Many articles are accompanied by notes and brief correspondence from the subject of the articles. The Interviews series includes handwritten notes taken during telephone interviews; articles written from these notes appear in the Articles series.

Series Descriptions

Series I. Interviews (n.d.)
Handwritten, undated notes from telephone interviews by Susan Hanson. Interviews have been arranged in alphabetical order by interviewee.

Series II. Articles (1984-1992, n.d.)

Photocopies of articles written by Susan Hanson, appearing in the newspaper, the San Marcos Daily Record. Some articles are accompanied by brief correspondence, both originals and photocopies, from the subject of the article. Hanson’s August 1992 interview with Beverly Lowry, regarding her novel, Crossed Over, includes a black and white photograph of Lowry. Articles have been arranged in chronological order, there are no articles representing 1988.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for research.
Preferred Citation: The Susan Hanson Collection, Southwestern Writers Collection, Texas State University-San Marcos
Acquisition Information: Donated by Susan Hanson, 1992
Processing Information: Processed by:  Amanda Oates, 1999. Finding aid revised by Alan Schaefer, 2010

Container List

Series I: Interviews

Box    Folder

1    1    Series I: Interviews
                 Albert, Susan                               
                 Bechtol, Bill                               
                 Boyd, Sheryl
                 Crook, Elizabeth
                 Dunn, Margaret
                 Flowers, Betty Sue
                 Holland, Dick
                 Lighthouse, Terry
                 Merwin, W.S.
                 Ogden, Scott
                 Price, Randall

                 Renick, Oren
                 Thompson, Dave

              Series II. Articles

1    2    1984 – 1986
1    3    1987
1    4    1989
1    5    1990
1    6-8    1991
1    9-13    1992
1    14    undated