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100:26. TTI Rypinski Memo on PDO-Government Financial Relationship., 1978., bulk: 1978 - 1978

 File — Box: 100, Folder: 26

Scope and Contents Note

From the Collection:

The James H. Critchfield Papers contain a wide array of documents concerning the work of James H. Critchfield (1917-2003) in the Middle Eastern nation of Oman. The collection includes correspondence to and from Critchfield dated 1974 to 1991. It also contains technical reports and files from Critchfield's consulting firm Tetra Tech International regarding its work developing the oil, natural gas, water, and mineral industries in Oman. The reports trace the relationship between Tetra Tech and the Omani government. Documents relating to various development projects throughout Oman are also present. A fine series of color photographs from the 1970s and 1980s provide a visual record of life in Oman. A number of audio cassettes are also preserved in the collection. In addition, some maps are also present among these papers.

The James H. Critchfield Papers supplement the Middle East holdings of the Georgetown University Library Booth Family Center for Special Collections, which also houses the William E. Mulligan Papers, a manuscript collection documenting the modern history of Saudi Arabia.

The James H. Critchfield Papers are housed in more than 100 archival boxes, and they amount to approximately 84 linear feet.


  • 1978.
  • Majority of material found in 1978 - 1978

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From the Collection: 93.5 Linear Feet (121 boxes)

Language of Materials



Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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