John J. Lewis in Colombia

Country of Service: Colombia
Place of Service: Jardin
Dates in Service:  1962

Keywords: Correspondence, Photography

Accession Date: 2001; May 16, 2023
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size:  .01 linear feet (located in Friends of Colombia)

Document Types:

  • Correspondence
  • Photography 

Finding Aid:

  1. Letter from Lewis to the archives upon his initial 2001 donation
  2. Telegram from Sargent Shriver inviting Lewis for training.
  3. Account of Lewis’s experience when two fellow PCVs died in an April 1962 plane crash.
  4. Two photos of Lewis and his two friends the day before the crash.