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Ransom, Marjorie., 01/01/2000-12/31/2000

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 16
Identifier: GAMMS417.1.112

Series-level Scope and Content Note

From the Series:

Oral History Transcripts.


  • 01/01/2000-12/31/2000

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The Foreign Affairs Oral History Project transcripts and audio tapes have been returned to the Association for Diplomatic Study and Training in Arlington, Virginia.

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From the Collection: 12 Linear Feet (12 Hollinger Record Storage boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Shelf Location


Container Summary

1 Oral History Transcript Interview of Marjorie Ransom. Discussion: General Background; Amman, Jordan, USIS, English Instructor, 1963-1964; Bombay, India, USIS, Assisant Information Officer, 1964-1965; Taiz/Sanaa, Yemen, USIS, English Language Program, 1966-1967; Teheran, Iran, TDY, 1967-1968; Beirut, Lebanon, Arabic Language Study, 1968-1969; Beirut, Lebanon, Spouse of Consular Officer, 1969-1970; Washington, DC, USIA, Near East Office, Assistant Officer, 1974-1975; Sanaa, Yemen, USIS, Public Affairs Officer, 1975-1978; Washington, DC, USIA, North Africa and Sudan Desk Officer, 1978-1980; Washington, DC, USIA, Egypt, Jordan, West Bank Desk Officer, 1980-1981; Washington, DC, George Washington University, Jeferson Fellow, 1981-1982; Washington, DC, USIA, Voice of America, Near East Division, Deputy Director, 1982-1983; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, USIS, 1983-1985; Damascus, Syria, USIS, Public Affairs Officer, 1985-1988; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 1983-1985; Damascus, Syria, 1985-1988; Washington, DC, USIA, Executive Assisant to Counselor of USIA, 1988-1990; Washington, DC, USIA, Foreign Service Personnel, Director, 1990-1992; Cairo, Egypt, USIS, Public Affairs Officer, 1992-1995; Damascus, Syria, USIS, Public Affairs Officer/Deputy Chief of Mission, 1995-1997; Washington, DC, USIA, Foreign Press Center, Director, 1997-2000; Retirement, 2000.

Subjects and Associated Physical Materials


JORDAN - AMMAN - TRANSCRIPT - 1963-1964: Transcript

INDIA - BOMBAY - TRANSCRIPT - 1964-1965: Transcript

YEMEN - TAIZ/SANAA - TRANSCRIPT - 1966-1967: Transcript

IRAN - TEHERAN - TRANSCRIPT - 1967-1968: Transcript

LEBANON - BEIRUT - TRANSCRIPT - 1968-1970: Transcript

YEMEN - SANAA - TRANSCRIPT - 1975-1978: Transcript


SYRIA - DAMASCUS - TRANSCRIPT - 1985-1988: Transcript

EGYPT - CAIRO - TRANSCRIPT - 1992-1995: Transcript

SYRIA - DAMASCUS - TRANSCRIPT - 1995-1997: Transcript


Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057