Tag Archives: 1960s

Susan Ephross (Irwin) Anderson in Malawi and Mali

Countries of Service: Malawi, Mali

Place of Service: Nsanje (in Malawi)

Service Type: Health

Dates in Service: Malawi: 1968-1970; Mali, 1970-1972

Keywords: Education, Community Development, Health, Youth

Accession Date: April 15, 2022

Access: No restrictions

Collection Size: 1 linear foot

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Reports
  • Publications

Finding Aid:

Box 1

  • Papers
    • End of Peace Corps in Malawi; Potential Work in Nigeria, 1969-1970
    • Financial and Insurance Matters, 1968-1969
    • Malawi Teacher and Medical Training/ Communication/ Conferences 1968-1970
    • Medical Conferences and Reports, 1968-1969
    • Motorcycles/Machinery Repair, 1969-1970
    • Pre-Departure and Training, 1968
    • Reaction to the Vietnam War, October-November 1969
    • Science Classes in Malawi, 1969-1970
    • Souvenir Insurance, 1969-1970
    • Susan Anderson’s Personal Papers, 1968-1973
    • Telegraphs and Trip Plans, April-December 1969
    • Miscellaneous Topics, Malawi, 1968-1970 (1 of 2)
    • Miscellaneous Topics, Malawi, 1968-1970 (2 of 2)
  • Photos

Box 2

  • Publications
    • Educational Materials for Peace Corps Volunteers, c. 1968
    • Malawi, Health Manuals, c. 1968-1970
    • Malawi Medical Bulletin, January-March 1969
    • Malawi Medical Bulletin, September-December 1969
    • Malawi Medical Bulletin, March-December 1970
    • Malawi Peace Corps Volunteer XIV Training Book
    • Materials from Mali, 1970-1972 [includes hand-painted cards]

Box 3

    • MOYO issues, c. May 1970-1971
    • Newsletter and Reports put out by Anderson’s Peace Corps Volunteer group in Malawi, 1969-1970
    • Various Publications, c. 1969-1981

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

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  

Roberta “Bobbie” Cooke Gibson in Chile

Country of Service: Chile
Place of Service: Santiago
Dates in Service: 1964-1966
Keywords: Health

Accession Date: February 9, 2021
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 1 linear foot

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Training Materials

Finding Aid

  1. Correspondence (2) 
  2. End of Service Materials  
  3. Misc. Reports 
  4. Negatives  
  5. Photographs 
  6. Postcards  
  7. Training Materials 
  8. Scrapbook (3) 

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 

Connie Michael McCann in Peru

Country of Service: Peru
Place of Service: Huaráz, Ancash
Service Type: Community Development
Dates in Service: 1966-1968

Keywords: Community Development

Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 1 digital collection, 1 item (located in small collections)

Document Types and Finding Aid

Andrew A. Carrasco in Colombia (Friends of Colombia)

Country of Service: Colombia
Service Type: Education, Physical Education and Sports Development
Dates in Service: 1963-1964

Keywords: Education

Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 1 dissertation

Document Types