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Caroline Service letters to Lisa Green : TLS and ALS, 1950 Sept.-1995 April.
BANC MSS 99/81 cz box 5; BANC MSS 99/81 cz box 1; BANC MSS 99/81 cz box 2; BANC MSS 99/81 cz box 3; ...
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Title:

Caroline Service letters to Lisa Green : TLS and ALS, 1950 Sept.-1995 April

Creator/Contributor:

Service, Caroline Schulz, 1909-1997, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Green, Lisa (Lispenard), d. 1996

Abstract:

Consists of letters written almost weekly by Caroline Service to her friend and fellow wife of a Foreign Service Officer, Lisa (Lispenard) Green. The letters begin in Sept. 1950, during her stay in India while waiting for her husband, John (Jack) Service to join her at his new posting. She discusses Jack's professional career and activities, including his trial by the House Un-American Activities Committee, as well as the Green's professional life and travels in Asia and Europe. Caroline also wrote about her own family's professional and personal travels to New York, Liverpool, and Spain, as well as their several trips to China. Topics of her letters also include their new homes and surroundings; children and grandchildren; presidential elections; the Oakland-Berkeley Hills fire of 1991; and everyday events in their life in the San Francisco Bay Area, including theater, trips to San Francisco, holidays and birthdays, books, relatives and mutual friends, and in her later years, their health.

Date:

1950 (issued)

Subject:

n-us -- a -- e
Service, John S. (John Stewart) -- 1909-1999
United States. -- Foreign Service -- Officials and Employees
Oakland-Berkeley Hills Fire, 1991
Diplomats' spouses
Wives -- Effect of husband's employment on
Wives -- Effect of husband's retirement on
China -- Description and travel
Spain -- Description and travel
Liverpool (England) -- Description and travel
Berkeley (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Oakland (Calif.) -- Description and travel
India -- Description and travel

Type:

biography
Letters.

Physical Description:

print
5 boxes (1.8 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 99/81 cz box 5
BANC MSS 99/81 cz box 1
BANC MSS 99/81 cz box 2
BANC MSS 99/81 cz box 3
BANC MSS 99/81 cz box 4

Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined