Eve Alwyn-Hinchman was born August 15, 1914 and died on November 16, 2005. She was a successful television and radio personality with her mother Laurie Alwyn, both in Boston M.A. and Fort Lauderdale FL. Eve and Lauri hosted radio shows in the Baltimore MD area for over 7 years before moving to Florida where they hosted a radio and later a Television show in the Palm Beach FL area for many years. Eve was married to Roger Hinchman (b. November 28, 1912; d. January 1, 1991) on June 1, 1964 after the moved to Florida. Lauri, a health educator and nutritionist, also wrote advice articles and pamphlets as well as taught classes on health, fitness, and beauty.
This collection contains an assortment of materials. The materials primarily concern Eve and Laurie’s show and life in Florida and Roger’s business matters. The materials from Eve and Laurie’s show consist of newspaper clippings, pictures/scrapbooks, pamphlets, as well as some letters and correspondence. The materials that relate to Roger consist mainly of business records, deeds, and other legal documents. There is also information regarding a development in Florida that he and Eve owned called Island Apartments. There is other miscellaneous Hinchman family information including deeds, legal documents, pictures, and information from the Hinchman Family book project.
While this collection is a separate collection within itself, it relates to the other Hinchman collections available at Marshall University. It also has connections with the Hinchman Heritage Society (http://hinchman.org).
Special collections material is obtained from many sources and is intended primarily for research and educational purposes. Certain works may be protected by copyright, trademark, or related interests not governed by the department. It is up to the researcher to verify that they have permission to use these materials for publication or other activities.
Access and Use
A portion of this collection has been digitized and is available online.
For more information or to use any of these collections, contact:
Special Collections, Morrow Library
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
Roger and Eve (Alwyn) Hinchman Papers, 1871-1994, Accession No. 2009/04.0769, Special Collections Department, Marshall University, Huntington, WV.