Guide to the Harold F. Olsen biography of Jeanne Rounds Olsen Manuscript 2010
Cage 5056

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Olsen, Harold F.
Title
Harold F. Olsen biography of Jeanne Rounds Olsen Manuscript
ID
Cage 5056
Date
2010
Extent
1.0 folder
General Physical Description note
.1 linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of a single item, a bound manuscript: "Jeanne Rounds Olsen: Homemaker, Mother, Writer, Golfer, Skier, Sailor, Civic Leader and Loyal Cougar," written by her husband, Harold F. "Ole" Olsen.

Preferred Citation note

Olsen, Harold F. "Jeanne Rounds Olsen: Homemaker, Mother, Writer, Golfer, Skier, Sailor, Civic Leader and Loyal Cougar," 2010.

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Jeanne Rounds Olsen (1921-2008) was the daughter of Fred G. Rounds and Ruth Wikoff Rounds. She was born in Minnesota, but shortly after she was born her family moved to Washington State. She spent much of her childhood in Pullman, where her father taught architecture at Washington State College and also served as a campus architect and Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds. She earned a bachelor's degree in home economics from WSC in 1942. As a student at WSC she wrote for the campus paper, the Evergreen, and also served as its editor. After graduation, she married Harold F. "Ole" Olsen. They had three children, Eric, Ron, and Maggie.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a single item, a bound manuscript: "Jeanne Rounds Olsen: Homemaker, Mother, Writer, Golfer, Skier, Sailor, Civic Leader and Loyal Cougar," written by her husband, Harold F. "Ole" Olsen. It includes photographs and other illustrations, and reproductions of articles, manuscripts, recipes, and other items written by Jeanne Olsen.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2013

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Harold Olsen donated this item to the Washington State University Libraries in 2011 (MS 2012-33).

Processing Information note

This collection was processed by Cheryl Gunselman.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Olsen, Jeanne Rounds -- Biography

Subject(s)

  • Washington (State)
  • Women

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