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Evelyn U. Hansen papers

Identifier: ua-00375

Scope and Content

The majority of the collection contains speeches and article reprints regarding Professor Hansen's specialty in communications. Other papers include correspondence, materials regarding a Rajender claim (1981-1983) and faculty reports.


  • 1966-1991


Language of Materials

Collection materials in English

Use of Materials

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). Requests to publish should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives.

Biographical Sketch of Evelyn U. Hansen (b. 1926)

Evelyn Unes Hansen, B.S. (1946), M.S. (1948) University of Minnesota. Instructor (1948-1959), Assistant Professor (1967-1973), Associate Professor (1973-1980), Professor; Associate Dean, Acting Dean (1986-1987) of General College at the University of Minnesota.

Evelyn Hansen was born on March 3, 1926 in Peoria, Illinois. She earned her B.S. in 1946 and M.A. in 1948 from the University of Minnesota. She joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota in 1948 as an instructor of speech and English. From 1959-1966 Hansen worked for the University of Minnesota Press. After spending on year (1966-1967) as chair of the humanities division at Metropolitan State Junior College (Minneapolis, Minnesota), she was appointed as an assistant professor in 1967, associate professor in 1973 and professor in 1980 at the University of Minnesota. Professor Hansen spent most of her academic career in General College, and served as acting dean (1986-1987) and associate dean of the College. In 1977, she was awarded the Amoco Foundation Horace T. Morse Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education and named Faculty Member of the Year.


1.25 Cubic Feet (1 box)


Collection contains the papers of Evelyn U. Hansen, professor and associate dean of General College at the University of Minnesota.

Related Materials in University Archives

General College records

Rajender case files

Rajender statistical files

Evelyn U. Hansen papers, 1966-1991
Karen Spilman
May 2005
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

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