Guide to the Omer L. Carey and Dean Francis Olson papers

Guide to the Omer L. Carey and Dean Francis Olson papers
1978-1987

Collection number: HMC-0082.
Creator:
Carey, Omer L.
Olson, Dean Francis.
Title: Omer L. Carey and Dean Francis Olson papers.
Dates: 1978-1987.
Volume of collection: 0.8 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Papers relating to joint publishing efforts by two UAA business professors.

Biographical note:
Omer L. Carey was a professor of finance in the School of Business and Public Administration at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Dean F. Olson was a professor of business in the School of Business and Public Administration at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Olson also served as a small business consultant, and as President of the MACON Company. Professors Carey and Olson co-authored articles and books on small business finance. Two of their books were published: Financial tools for small businesses (1983), and Opportunity management: strategic planning for small businesses (1985).

Collection description:
The collection consists of papers relating to Omer Carey and Dean Olson’s collaboration on the writing and publication of articles and books on small business finance. Included are resumes of Omer Carey and Dean Olson; correspondence concerning the publication of their book manuscripts; and manuscripts and related papers concerning the writing and publication of their articles and books.

Arrangement: The papers are generally grouped by writing project.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives does not hold copyright to these materials.

Preferred citation: Omer L. Carey and Dean Francis Olson papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Separated materials: Published copies of the works were removed from the collection and if not already in the Consortium Library’s holdings, added to Rare Books.

Related materials:
HMC-0081: Omer L. Carey papers; 1973-1993 contains records related to other publishing projects by Omer L. Carey.

Acquisition note: The collection was given to the archives by Omer L. Carey and Dean F. Olson in 1984, 1985, and 1989.

Processing information: This collection was arranged and described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 1997. The guide was updated to meet current standard by Arlene Schmuland in 2017. At that time, published copies of works and unannotated drafts were removed.

Container list:

Box/
Folder
Description Dates
1/1 Resumes of Dean Olson and Omer Carey 1984
1/2 Manuscript and publication correspondence 1978-1983
1/3 Manuscript and publication correspondence 1984-1987
1/4 Summary royalty statements from Prentice Hall, Inc. for Financial tools for small business and Opportunity management 1982-1987
1/5 Financial tools for small businesses publication papers including publicity questionnaires, publication agreement and a promotional flyer 1981-1983
1/6-7 Opportunity management: strategic planning for smaller businesses copyedited seventh or eighth draft undated
1/8 Opportunity management: strategic planning for smaller businesses publication papers including prospectus, publication agreements, critiques, checklist, marketing questionnaire, promotional flyer, review, financial statements, and notes and illustrations 1982-1985
1/9 Financing the small and growing firm copyedited first draft undated
1/10 Financing the small and growing firm copyedited second draft undated
1/11 Financing the small and growing firm copyedited third draft undated
2/1 Financing the small and growing firm (unpublished) final draft 1985
2/2 Financing the small and growing firm publication papers including prospectuses, comments, publication agreement, termination agreement, press release, and handwritten notes 1983-1985
2/3-4 New business financing: a technical manual with text, documents, and business plans (unpublished) original draft 1984
2/5 New business financing: a technical manual with text, documents, and business plans prospectus 1984

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