Betty Sargent papers


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Scope and Content Note: One unidentified audio recording.
Biographical Note: Betty Sargent (1912-2009) attended the University of Southern California (1930-1934), receiving a Bachelor of Foreign Service, and served as a delegate to the First American-Japanese Student Conference (1934). In 1937, she took a position as secretary to Robert Dell the chief European correspondent of the Manchester Guardian in Geneva. She served as a correspondent for the Associated Press in Geneva until September 1941. For the remainder of the war, Betty worked for the Office of War Information in the Foreign Information Service Branch. In 1961, Betty and her mother moved to Athens, Georgia, where she worked for the Georgia Review from 1964 until 1982.
Extent: 1 audio tape

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