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Gordon Olson research collection RHC-37

Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49503

2010



Repository: Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives
creatorGrand Valley State College.
creatorGrand Valley State Colleges.
creatorOlson, Gordon
Title: Gordon Olson research collection
Dates: 1983-2001
Quantity: 2.5 Linear feet(2 cartons)
AbstractGordon Olson, historian and researcher wrote a series of biographical essays for Grand Valley State College. Materials include taped and transcribed interviews, drafts of publications, copies of articles and personal and career related information about the subject of each biography.
Identification: RHC-37
Language:

Collection Description

The collection was compiled by Olson during his research for biographies of Michigan entrepreneurs D.J. Angus (1990), Robert B. Annis (1993), William G. Jackson (1996), Fred M. Keller (2000), Clare Jarecki (2001), Leslie E. Tassell (2001). Materials include taped and transcribed interviews, drafts of publications, copies of articles and personal and career related information about the subject of each biography. Published copy of Russel Kirkhof : Mechanic to Millionaire (1983) by Reid Holland and Gordon Olson is also included.


Biography

Gordon Olson, historian and researcher wrote a series of biographical essays for Grand Valley State College. Olson also served as the Grand Rapids City Historian.


Angus, D.J. (Donald James), 1887-1966
Annis, Robert B.
Businesspeople--Biography
Chemists--Biography
Electrical engineers--United States--Biography
Environmentalists--United States--Biography
Grand Valley State College.
Grand Valley State Colleges.
Grand Valley State University.
Indiana
Jackson, William G., 1919-
Jarecki, Clare
Keller, Fred M.
Michigan
Michigan--History
Oral histories
Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute.
Tassell, Leslie E.
Tool and die makers

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.

Publication Rights

For information on copyright or permissions for this collection, contact Grand Valley State University Special Collections.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Gordon Olson research collection (RHC-37). Special Collections & University Archives, Grand Valley State University Libraries.

Source of Acquisition

Acquired from Gordon Olson, ca. 2002.


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