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us: Olson, Elder, 1909-1992


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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Elder James
  • Variants

    • us: Olson, Elder James, 1909-1992
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19090309
    • Death Date

        19920725
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Albuquerque (N.M.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Chicago
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Poetry
          (lcsh) Criticism
            (lcsh) Drama
              (lcsh) Education, Higher
            • Occupation

                (lcsh) Poets
                  (lcsh) Critics
                    (lcsh) Dramatists
                      (lcsh) College teachers
                        (lcsh) English teachers
                    • Sources

                      • found: His Thing of sorrow, 1934.
                      • found: Battersby, J. L. Elder Olson, an annotated bibliography, 1982: CIP t.p. (Elder Olson) p. 1 (Elder James Olson)
                      • found: Olson's penny arcade, ©1975: title page (Elder Olson) rear dust jacket flap (native of Chicago, where he taught since 1942; published several volumes of verse and numerous works of literary criticism)
                      • found: Plays & poems, 1948-58, ©1958: title page (Elder Olson) front dust jacket flap (well-known poet and critic; playwright)
                      • found: Guide to the Elder Olson papers, University of Chicago Library, via WWW, November 20, 2014 (Elder Olson, poet, literary critic, teacher; born in 1909 in Chicago, Illinois; studied at the University, where he received his B.A. (1934), M.A. (1935), and Ph.D. (1938); he became Assistant Professor of English at the University of Chicago in 1942, Professor in 1955, and Distinguished Service Professor in 1973; died on July 25, 1992 in Albuquerque, New Mexico)
                      • found: Social security death index, Feb. 4, 2005 (Elder J. Olson; b. Mar. 9, 1909; d. July 25, 1992)
                    • LC Classification

                      • PS3529.L66
                    • Change Notes

                      • 1980-03-10: new
                      • 2015-01-13: revised
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