About Elizabeth Hansen
certified archivist, CURATOR, PUBLIC PROGRAMMER, RESEARCHER
Elizabeth Hansen provides program planning, curation, and digital strategy services to museums and archives as well as proxy research services to filmmakers, television producers, authors, curators, and scholars. Her work coordinating the Texas Film Round-Up for the Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI) earned the organization the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) Wow Award as well as a Leadership in History Award of Merit in 2010. She also earned TAMI a 2013 AASLH Leadership in History Award of Merit as a member of its website redevelopment team.
Elizabeth has held positions at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, LBJ Presidential Library and the Bullock Texas State History Museum, where she contributed to the design and implementation of the museum's award-winning website (2015 American Alliance of Museums' Muse Award, Texas Association of Museums' Mitchell A. Wilder Publication Design Award). She also served for five years as an elected member of the executive committee of the Austin Museum Partnership (AMP).
An experienced radio producer, Elizabeth was awarded the Southeast Journalism Conference's Best News Story Award as a reporter at WMOT in 2001. From 2006 to 2015, she taught radio production to Austin teens as an assistant adult coordinator for Youth Spin, a weekly news and public affairs program on KOOP. She is also the founder of the College Radio Archive, a project set to launch in 2017.
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Need access to an archival collection?
Since 2008, I have helped filmmakers, academics, authors, and other clients access documents and artifacts in archives, libraries, and museums. My experience working in archives helps me navigate archival arrangement and locate the materials you need quickly and efficiently. I primarily conduct research in institutions located in the Kansas City (MO/KS), Memphis (TN), and Austin (TX) areas, including, but not limited to, the following:
Looking for footage, photographs, or interviews to enhance your documentary?
As a lover and scholar of media, film research is one of my favorite activities. I have helped numerous filmmakers locate footage and photographs that enhance their productions. My research for films also includes identifying experts for interviews and advancing interviews as an associate producer. Below are examples of projects to which I have contributed:
Called to Walls (2016)
Called to Walls documents community mural projects in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Kansas. I assisted the filmmakers in locating archival footage specific to the topic of the film and regions explored.