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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Olson, Theodore (Ted) Roger, 1919-2002. Oral History Interview, 15 and 21 February 1987.
MSU Archives Collection 1464
Olson, Theodore (Ted) Roger, 1919-2002. Oral History Interview, 15 and 21 February 1987. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1464. 1 folder and 2 audiocassettes.
The Theodore (Ted) Olson collection consists of two audiocassettes and a transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Olson and Mike Shay during the winter of 1987. During his thirty-seven year career in public education, Olson worked almost entirely in the New Ulm, Minnesota school system either a teacher, an assistant principal, a principal, or as a superintendent. In the interview, Olson discussed changes that occurred during his career, his observations about the New Ulm community and school system, along his relationships with co-workers.
This oral history interview was conducted as a requirement for a course entitled Current Issues in Public Education at Mankato State University in Mankato, Minnesota.
There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.
Olson, Theodore (Ted) Roger, 1919-2002. Oral History Interview, 15 and 21 February 1987. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1464, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Ted Olson donated this collection in 1987.
Michael D. Shay transcribed the interview in March 1987. Jeff A. Jenson processed the collection and developed the finding aid in December 2002.
It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Theodore R. Olson available elsewhere.
LCSH Subject Headings:
Olson, Theodore (Ted) Roger, 1919-2002 interviewee.
Olson, Theodore (Ted) Roger, 1919-2002--Interviews.
Shay, Michael D., interviewer.
Educational change--Minnesota--New Ulm.
Public schools--Minnesota--New Ulm.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1464
Oral History Interview, Cassette I, 15 February 1987
Oral History Interview, Cassette II, 21 February 1987
Transcript, 15 and 21 February 1987