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Christmas Letter of Peg and Bill L. Ryan

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: APAC-0002
The 1962 Christmas letter of Peg and Bill Ryan prepared and printed for friends and family members recounts their activities in the months before and just after moving to Kabul, Afghanistan. The couple moved to Kabul from Panama when Bill Ryan accepted a human resources position with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Peg Ryan became an 8th grade teacher at the International School in Kabul. The Ryans arrived in Kabul in August 1962 and their letter includes initial impressions of people, the city, markets, their home, the availability of goods, and other routine matters. The letter is addressed to Pat and Harvey "Moose" Mason of Broton, Massachusetts.

Dates

  • 1962

Creator

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Extent

0.001 Cubic Feet (1 folder) : Correspondence

.02 Cubic Feet

Custodial History

Purchased by donor, Amy Schindler, through online auction website ebay on August 4, 2014. Received into Arthur Paul Afghanistan Collection by Shaista Wahab on April 21, 2015.

Creator

Title
Christmas Letter of Peg and Bill L. Ryan
Status
completed
Author
Angela Kroeger
Date
2015-04-21
Description rules
Description based on DACS
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Amy Schindler

Repository Details

Part of the UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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