Letters written by Agnes Balloch Dawson from the American Embassy in Montevideo, Uruguay to her father and 'Omie' (mother?) from 1941-1946. Agnes Balloch talks in detail about her and her husband William Dawson Jr.'s (1885-1972) life in Uruguay, describing their social and professional interactions, and commenting on politics and events.
Some of the people she met and mentions in her letters are Walt Disney, Aaron Copland and Orson Wells.
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Married to United State Diplomat William Dawson, Jr. (1885-1972) in 1926. At the time the letters were written William Dawson was the US Ambassador to Uruguay and the Dawson resided in Montevideo.
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Accessioned and processed in June 2009 by Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist. Arranged by Alex Dodd, SCRC Staff, in September 2009.