Guide to the Leroy Olsen Papers 1948-1984
Cage 803

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Olsen, Leroy C.
Title
Leroy Olsen Papers
ID
Cage 803
Date [inclusive]
1948-1984
Extent
2.0 boxes
General Physical Description note
1 linear foot of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
Project reports, master's thesis and dissertation, and other scholarship by Leroy C. Olsen, professor of education at Washington State University.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Leroy Olsen papers, 1948-1984

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

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Biographical/Historical note

Leroy Olsen (1921-1984) was a professor of education at Washington State University from 1955 to 1984. He was born and raised in North Dakota, and served in the United States Navy in the Pacific during World War II, surviving the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. After the war, he attended the University of North Dakota, earning undergraduate and graduate degrees (Bachelor of Philosophy in psychology, 1948; Master of Science in psychology, 1949; Doctor of Education in counseling and educational psychology, 1955).

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of documents related to Leroy Olsen's research in educational psychology. It includes his master's thesis and dissertation, reports of government-funded studies, and unpublished manuscripts.

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Arrangement note

This collection is arranged in a single series.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2014

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

The Olsen family donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 2013, via Ruth Funabiki (MS.2013.29).

Processing Information note

This collection was processed by Cheryl Gunselman.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University -- Faculty -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Picture interpretation tests
  • Students -- Psychology

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

A Comparative Study of Hull's Postulates and Previous Experimental Learning (M.S. thesis by Olsen) 1949 

1 1

Rorschach Patterns of Successful College Students (Ph.D. dissertation by Olsen) 1955 

1 2

Psychodiagnostics (collection of Rorschach plates) circa 1948 

1 3

Development and Standardization of a Projective Occupational Attitudes Test (final report by Olsen, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare) 1966 

1 4

Development of a Projective Technique for Obtaining Educationally Useful Information Indicating Pupils' Attitudes Toward Work and Occupational Plans (final report by Olsen and Venema, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare) 1968 

1 5

An Investigation of the Efficacy of Vicarious Group Counseling (final report by Olsen and Melchert, Washington State Department of Public Instruction) 1968 

1 5

Student Personnel Services: Two and Four Year Colleges (unpublished book-length manuscript by Olsen) circa 1966 

1-2 6-9

Emphasis and Trends in the Areas of Personnel and Guidance (unpublished article by Olsen) circa 1958 

2 10

Other writings 1971 and undated 

2 11

Diplomas 1948-1955 

2 12

Obituaries and memorial certificate 1984 

2 13