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M.C. Olson Papers, 1920-1944
Title: M.C. Olson Papers, 1920-1944
Primary Creator: Olson, M.C. (Morris C.) (1904-1995)
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Date Acquired: 06/08/2015
Subjects: Hazen, North Dakota - Hazen High School, Valley City, North Dakota - Valley City High School, Valley City State University
Scope and Contents of the Materials
Collection Historical Note
Morris Conrad (M.C.) Olson was born June 24,1904, in Dazey, North Dakota. He attended Valley City State Teachers College, where he was a member of the Thalonian Literary Society and Pi Omega Pi Fraternity, graduating in 1931. He was hired as principal of Hazen High School in 1932, and held this position until May 1937. Olson received his Master's Degree in Education from the University of Montana in 1940. He served as a principal or superintendent of various schools in North Dakota.
M.C. Olson married Florence Bowen, from Valley City, on June 26, 1928, in Butte, Montana. He died July 29, 1995, in East Grand Forks, Minnesota.
Hazen, North Dakota - Hazen High School
Valley City, North Dakota - Valley City High School
Valley City State University
Repository: Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Source: Leila Olson, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Acquisition Method: Donation; 2015-3288
Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). M.C. Olson Papers. OGLMC 1644, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
Processing Information: Austin Olson, graduate student intern, processed the collection in January 2016.
Box and Folder Listing
Browse by Box:
- Box 1
- Folder 1: The Owl, Valley City High School, 1920-1922
- Folder 2: The Sheyenne, Valley City High School, 1921
- Folder 3: The Blizzard, Valley City State University, 1923
- Folder 4: The Blizzard, Valley City State University, 1931
- Folder 5: WWII Correspondence, from Helmut Froeschle to Olson Family, 1944