Category Archives: Archives Update

Eugenia Petty in Ukraine

Country of Service: Ukraine
Dates in Service: 1995-1997

Keywords: Education

Accession Date: February 22, 2022
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 0.10 linear feet

Document Types

  • Cards
  • Correspondence
  • Documents
  • Envelopes
  • Journal excerpts
  • Stamps
  • Postcards
  • Stamps
  • Photographs
  • Poetry chapbook

Kenneth Karem in Chile

Country of Service: Chile
Service Type: Community Development & Agricultural Extension
Dates in Service: 1966-1968

Keywords: Agriculture, Community Development

Accession Date: September 30, 2020
Access: Reproduction and copyright information regarding this collection is available from the American University Archive & Special Collections.
Collection Size: 2 digital files

Digital Surrogates

 

Arthur K. Weinstein in Malawi

Country of Service: Malawi
Place of Service: Chiradzulu and Namitambo
Service Type: Public Health
Dates in Service: 1964-1967
Keywords: Public Health, Youth

Accession Date: September 29, 2021
Access: Reproduction and copyright information regarding this collection available from the American University Library & Special Collections
Collection Size: 1 digital collection

Digital Surrogates

Dean W. Jefferson in El Salvador and Costa Rica

Country of Service: El Salvador and Costa Rica
Dates in Service: El Salvador (1974-1976); Costa Rica (1977)
Service Type/Service Project:
El Salvador: Sociologist at the National Irrigation Agency at the Atiocoyo Irrigation Project; Agricultural extensionist at CREDHO (private development organization formed by the Episcopal Church); Department of Renewable Natural Resources (DGRNR)
Costa Rica: Center for Grain and Seed Research (CIGRAS)
Keywords: Agriculture, Environment

Accession Date: November 30, 2021
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 1 website

Digital Surrogates

Douglas and Sheila Newlin in Papua New Guinea

Country of Service: Papua New Guinea
Dates in Service: 2000-2001

Accession Date: December 18, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size: 0.5 linear feet

Document Types:

  • Application Materials
  • Correspondence
  • Training Materials
  • Newspapers
  • Photographs

Finding Aid

  1. 1994 World Wise Schools correspondence between Sheila Newlin’s elementary students in Riverton, Wyoming and Peace Corps Volunteer Steven Myer (Mauritania 1992-1994)  
  2. Training, language, and cross-cultural lessons and manuals from the Papua New Guinea training group, February-April 2000 

Jonathan Knopp in Malaysia

Country of Service: Malaysia
Dates in Service: 1960s
Keywords: Peace Corps Training

Accession Date: December 13, 2021
Access: No deed of gift
Collection Size: 0.5 linear feet

Document Types

  • Malaysia VII language course materials

Finding Aid

  1. Malaysia VII language training books (39) 

John Caracciolo in the Philippines and Colombia

Countries of Service: the Philippines and Colombia
Service Type: Socio-Economic Studies and Research (in Colombia)
Dates in Service: July 25, 1975-August 6, 1977 (Philippines)
September 30, 1977-January 3, 1980 (Colombia)
Keywords: Agriculture

Accession Date: November 30, 2021
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 0.25 linear feet

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Reports

Finding Aid

  1. Personal Correspondence (hand-written letters) sent by Donor and addressed to Donor’s late Father (Henry Caracciolo) during the period of Donor’s two U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer tours of service in the Philippines (July 25, 1975 – August 6, 1977), and Colombia (September30, 1977 – January 3, 1980) 
  2. Completion of Service – Description of Peace Corps Volunteer Service in the Philippines and Colombia. 
  3. Miscellaneous photographs and images  

Diane Hibino in Bolivia

Country of Service: Bolivia
Service Type: Health
Dates in Service: 1968-1970
Keywords: Health

Accession Date: October 21, 2021
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 0.01 linear feet

Document Types

  • Reports
  • Booklets
  1. Reports  
    1. Peace Corps Tuberculosis Control Program in the Yungas Area of Bolivia, 1968 
    2. Tuberculosis en los Yungas, 1968 
    3. Bolivian Ministry of Public Heath – Peace Corps Tuberculosis Control Program in the Yungas Area of Bolivia, 1969 
  2. Booklet 
    1. Illustrated booklet by a Bolivia Peace Corps Volunteer, circa 1970, called “It’s Fun to be in the Peace Corps and It’s Funnest of All in Bolivia” 

Mary Ann Edelen in Nepal

Country of Service: Nepal
Place of Service: Kathmandu
Service Type: Education
Dates in Service: 1969-1970
Keywords: Education

Accession Date: June 8, 2021
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 0.25 linear feet

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs

Digital Surrogates

Finding Aid

  1. Photographs, Correspondence 
  2. Transcriptions of Correspondence 

Peggy Walton in Ukraine

Country of Service: Ukraine
Service Type: 1994-1996: English teacher trainer; 2013-2016: Peace Corps Response volunteer
Dates in Service: 1994-1996; 2013-2016
Keywords: Education, Response

Accession Date: August 9, 2021
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 1 linear foot + 1 digital file

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Documents
  • Journals
  • Newspapers
  • Photographs
  • Scrapbooks

Digital Surrogates

Finding Aid

  1. Application and Training Materials  
    1. Passport 
    2. Acceptance letter 
    3. Training schedule  
  2. Correspondence 
    1. With friends 
    2. With parents 
    3. With sons  
  3. Journals 
    1. (2) 
  4. Maps & Memorabilia 
    1. Maps of Ukraine 
    2. Peace Corps Pins 
  5. Newspaper Clippings 
  6. Postcards and Photographs 
  7. Scrapbooks 
    1. (2) 
  8. “Ukrainian Adventures” 
    1. 11 parts and reflections