Olson, Ted, 1899-1981

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Ted Olson (1899-1981) grew up on a ranch near Laramie, Wyoming. After graduating from the University of Wyoming in 1920, he worked for newspapers in Oakland and San Francisco, California, Casper and Laramie, Wyoming and New York, New York. He served as news editor, and later editor of the Laramie Republican-Boomerang from 1927-1937. During World War II, he worked for the Office of War Information, and after the war, for the United States Information Service. His autobiographical account of his boyhood, "Ranch on the Laramie," was published in 1973. Olson also wrote poetry which was published in books and literary magazines.

From the description of Papers, 1935-1973. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 28288248

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creatorOf Olson, Ted, 1899-1981. Papers, 1935-1973. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
creatorOf Marquis, Neeta. Papers of Neeta Marquis, 1862-1957. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Carpenter, Margaret Haley. Papers of Margaret Haley Carpenter [manuscript], 1898-1985, bulk 1953-1985. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Olson, Ted, 1899-1981. Papers, 1935-1973. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
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associatedWith Carpenter, Margaret Haley. person
associatedWith Ciardi, John, 1916-1986. person
associatedWith Marquis, Neeta. person
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Wyoming
Albany County (Wyo.)
Laramie (Wyo.)
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Journalists--Biography
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Journalists
Poets, American
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Birth 1899

Death 1981

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