Sigurd F. Olson papers. 1920s-1989.

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Sigurd F. Olson papers., 1920s-1989.

Sigurd F. Olson papers. 1920s-1989.

Correspondence, graduate school papers, published andunpublished literary manuscripts, book drafts and publication proofs, film scripts,a bio-bibliography, maps, photographs, research notes, subject files, minutes,speeches and lecture material, schedules, newspaper and magazine clippings, reports,surveys, land use studies and proposals, newsletters, and other printed materialrelated to the literary career and environmental advocacy of Sigurd F. Olson, one ofMinnesota's leading outdoor writers and wilderness preservationists.

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Olson, Sigurd F., 1899-1982

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Olson is past president of the National Parks Association and the Wilderness Society and author of many books on wilderness areas and the environment. From the description of Oral history interview with Sigurd F. Olson, 1976 May 27. (Minnesota Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 45441498 1899 Born April 4 in Chicago, Illinois, the second son of Lawrence J. Olson, a Baptist minister, and Ida ...