Dale B. and Muriel Fritz papers, 1953-2019

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Fritz, Dale B.; Fritz, Muriel
Title
Dale B. and Muriel Fritz papers
Dates
1953-2019 (inclusive)
Quantity
2.70 GB
Collection Number
400087
Summary
Dale B. Fritz was the Irrigation Specialist for the University of Wyoming ICA contract team in Kabul, Afghanistan from 1953-1964. Collection contains digital copies of two films documenting Fritz’s experiences in Afghanistan, biographical information, and oral histories with transcripts of Muriel Fritz.
Repository
American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3924
Laramie, WY
82071
Telephone: 3077663756
ahcref@uwyo.edu
Access Restrictions
Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.

Languages
English

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Dale B. Fritz was the Irrigation Specialist for the University of Wyoming ICA contract team in Kabul, Afghanistan from 1953-1964. He was born in Wyoming and served for five years with the Marines in the Pacific during WWII. In 1953, Fritz and his wife, Muriel, traveled with their three children to Afghanistan (1953-1964) to help with local agriculture and technology.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection contains digital copies of two films documenting Fritz’s experiences in Afghanistan, biographical information, and oral histories with transcripts of Muriel Fritz.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Copyright Information

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Preferred Citation

Preferred Citation

Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Related Materials

Related Materials

There are no known other archival collections created by Dale B. Fritz at the date of processing.

Acquisition Information

Acquisition Information

This material was received from Barbara Baxter Jenkins and Muriel Fritz in 2018 and 2019.

Processing Note

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Jamie J. Greene in December 2018 and updated in December 2019 and October 2020.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Digital ahcdm_400087_002-003 Biographical information 2018
Digital ahcdm_400087_001 Fritz-Afghanistan films: "Afghanistan: People & Country" (DVD) 1953
Digital ahcdm_400087_001 Fritz-Afghanistan films: "Kabul, Afghanistan: Fritz & Baxter families" (DVD) 1961
Digital ahcdm_400087_002-003 Oral histories and transcripts - Muriel Fritz June 2016

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Agriculture -- Afghanistan
  • Irrigation -- Study and teaching

Corporate Names

  • Kabul University
  • Kābul Pohantūn
  • University of Wyoming. Agricultural Experiment Station

Geographical Names

  • Afghanistan
  • Wyoming -- History -- 1946-1999

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Fritz, Muriel