Tag Archives: Health

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

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

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” 

Barbara Wallace in Korea

Country of Service: Korea
Service Type: Health
Dates in Service: 1975-1977
Keywords: Health

Accession Date: September 29, 2021
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 0.5 linear feet

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs

Digital Surrogates

Finding Aid

  1. Correspondence to parents during service 
  2. Slides 
  3. Video/Slideshow 

Dan Peed in Malaysia

Country of Service: Malaysia
Dates in Service: 1968-1969
Keywords: Agriculture, Community Development, Education, Environment, Health, Literacy

Accession Date: May 7, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size: .01 linear feet (located in small collections)

Document Types

  • Film/Video
  • Memoir

Finding Aid

  1. DVD: “Malaysia-19 Video” 
  2. Memoir/Short Stories: “Snake Adventures” and “Training in Paradise” 

Sonya Saat (Unknown Country of Service)

Dates in Service: 1970s
Keywords: Business, Community Development, Education, Environment, Health

Accession Date: May 7, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size/Finding Aid: 1 item (“Peace Corps Program and Training Journal”) (located in small collections)

Document Types

  • Publications

 

Everett Eugene Jones in Micronesia, East Caroline Islands, & Truk

Country of Service: Micronesia, East Caroline Islands, & Truk
Service Type: School Teacher
Dates in Service: served two years in the early 1970s
Keywords: Community Development, Education, Health, Libraries, Literacy, Youth

Accession Date: May 7, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size: .25 linear feet (located in small collections)

Document Types

  • Correspondence

Finding Aid

  1. Correspondence, July 13, 1971-October 23, 1971 
  2. Correspondence, November 8, 1971-February 21, 1972 

James (Jim) C. Todd in Colombia

Country of Service: Colombia
Service Project: Educational Television Utilization Volunteer
Dates in Service: 1963-1965
Keywords: Architecture, Business, Community Development, Education, Environment, Health, Information Technology, Libraries, Literacy, Urban Planning, Youth

Accession Date: April 16, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size: 1 linear foot (located in Friends of Colombia Boxes 62 & 63)

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Reports
  • Publications
  • Training Materials

Finding Aid

Box 62 

  1. Correspondence, January 4, 1964-May 26, 1964 
  2. Correspondence, June 3, 1964-December 30, 1964 
  3. Correspondence, January 6, 1965-December 8, 1965 
  4. Correspondence, February 1, 1966-December 1, 1966 
  5. Photographs: Peace Corps Education Television Project, 1963-1965 
  6. Publication: “El Grito!” June, 1964 
  7. Bound Report: “The First Year of Peace Corps Educational Television in Colombia,” January, 1965 

Box 63 

  1. Bound Reports: Numbers 3 and 8 (November, 1966), “The Peace Corps Volunteer and Achieving Educational Change with New Media” (August, 1969) 
  2. Field Utilization Reports, September 16, 1963-December 21, 1963 
  3. Paper Reports: April 1964-June 1972 
  4. Paper Report: “The Peace Corps Educational Television (ETV) Project in Colombia—Two Years of Research: Overview of Research Reports No. 1-10,” November 1966 
  5. Bound and paper reports: no date 
  6. Training Materials and Handwritten Notes 

Ruth Bednarz in Malaysia

Country of Service: Malaysia
Place of Service: Sandakan
Service Type: High School Teacher; Founding Member of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of New Jersey
Dates in Service: 1973-1976
Keywords: Community Development, Education, Health, Library Literacy, Youth

Accession Date: April 16, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size: .01 linear feet (located in small collections)

Document Types

  • Publications

Digital Links

  • Photograph of Ruth Bednarz in Malaysia (Courtesy of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of New Jersey): https://rpcvnj.wordpress.com/2019/07/28/origins-of-the-returned-peace-corps-volunteers-of-new-jersey-rpcv-nj-nj-rpcvs-role-in-establishing-the-national-peace-corps-association-npca/ruth-bednarz/

Finding Aid

  1. Returned Peace Corps Publication: “RPCVoice” (1985); Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of New Jersey Directory: 1986-1987