Manhunt radio transcripts Edit


MSS 363 large


  • 1950 – 1951 (Creation)


  • .6 Linear Feet (Whole)
    2 boxes



  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for research.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    The material is stored offsite in Remote Storage. Please contact Special Collections 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Carolyn L. Kantner, c. 2000.

  • Arrangement

    Radio scripts arranged by date presumably of the show’s public airing.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Manhunt was a 1943-44 syndicated radio series. Each episode ran fifteen minutes with commercials and was a pretty simple puzzle mystery. The series was early series produced by syndication king Frederick Ziv. The episodes were in the format of murder committed or dead body found and then the police work backwards with the clues to find the murderer.

  • Preferred Citation

    Item, Folder number and/or title, Box number, Manhunt radio transcripts collection, MSS 363, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

  • Processing Information

    Materials were processed by Susan Bogner, Special Collections Intern: Summer 2010.

  • Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of 40 transcripts of episodes of the detective radio program Manhunt dating from July 1950 to May 1951.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.