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Shirley Eggleston Haner papers

 Collection 0170-MMC

Shirley Eggleston Haner was a radio and television actress. She co-starred as the secretary Susie in the 1952-1953 ABC detective program Crime Letter from Dan Dodge. She also played the role of Bonnie Withers in the television soap opera Valiant Lady. Other programs on which Eggleston (sometimes credited as Egleston) performed include Tales of Tomorrow, Dorothy Dix, Robert Montgomery Theater, and One Man's Family. After the end of her acting career, she graduated from Pace University in 1974. The Shirley Eggleston Haner Papers date from 1952 to 1955 with one realtor brochure from considerably later. The collection contains scripts from television and radio programs on which Eggleston appeared including Crime Letter from Dan Dodge and Valiant Lady.


  • 1952-1955 and undated
  • Majority of material found within 1952-1955

Use and Access to Collection

There are no restricted files in this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies or digital surrogates may be provided in accordance with Special Collections and University Archives duplication policy.

Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs unless otherwise specified. It is the researcher's responsibility to secure permission to publish materials from the appropriate copyright holder.

Archival materials may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws or other regulations. While we make a good faith effort to identify and remove such materials, some may be missed during our processing. If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.


0.50 Linear Feet


This collection is arranged in two series:

Series 1
Textual Materials
Series 2
Audiovisual Materials

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

This collection contains audiovisual materials. Items that cannot be used in the Special Collections reading room or are too fragile for researchers require that a digital copy be made prior to use. If you would like to access these materials, please contact us prior to your visit.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

Shirley Eggleston Haner donated her papers to the Library of American Broadcasting in July 2011.

Processing Information

Materials were placed into acid-free folders and put into an acid-free box.

Guide to the Shirley Eggleston Haner papers
Processed by Ashley S. Behringer
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742