Tag Archives: Training Materials

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) 

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) 

Connie Bauer in the Philippines

Country of Service: Philippines
Place of Service: Pangil, Laguna Province; Manila; Los Banos, Laguna Province
Service Type: TESL co-teacher; Economic Development Foundation
Dates in Service: 1963-1965
Keywords: Education

Accession Date: April 16, 2021
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 0.5 linear feet

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Journals
  • Photographs
  • Publications
  • Slides
  • Training Materials

Finding Aid

  1. Correspondence 
    1. To Parents 
    2. To Roommates 
    3. From Friends and Family 
  2. Training Materials 
  3. Service Completion Materials/Certificates 
  4. Photographs/Memorabilia   
  5. Slides 
  6. Journals (4) 
  7. Early Service Documents 
    1. Peace Corps acceptance letter 
    2. Passport  

James Fish in Colombia

Country of Service: Colombia
Dates in Service: 1963-1965
Keywords:  Community Development

Accession Date: May 12, 2021
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 1 linear foot

Document Types

  • Newspapers
  • Photographs
  • Publications
  • Reports
  • RPCV Directories/Reunion Materials
  • Training Materials

Finding Aid

  1. Friends of Colombia RPCV Directories 
    1. July 1991 RPCV Directory 
  2. Newspapers 
    1. November 1963 Newspapers (2) 
  3. Magazines 
    1. Including issues of Time, Look, and Life 
  4. Maps and Publications 
    1. World Map 
    2. A packet of reproductions of artwork focused on bullfighting titled Pases del Torro 
  5. Peace Corps Conference/Reunion materials 
    1. RPCV Report on Conference (1965) 
    2. 25th Anniversary of the Peace Corps Book (1986) 
  6. RPCV/Washington Directories 
    1. RPCV/Washington membership directories for 1986-1990 and 1997-1998 
  7. Slides and Photographs 
    1. 1 photograph 
    2. 1 sleeve of negatives 
    3. 12 sleeves of slides 
  8. Slide Indexes 
  9. Training Materials 
    1. Including A Guide to Health for Peace Corps Volunteers 

Kara Lynn Rankin in Brazil

Country of Service: Brazil
Service Project Title: Rural Community Action & Rural Electrification
Dates in Service: 1963-1965
Keywords: Architecture, Business, Community Development, Environment, Urban Planning

Accession Date: April 29, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size: .5 linear feet

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Reports
  • Publications
  • Training Materials

Finding Aid

  1. Correspondence, October 14, 1964-January 2006 
  2. Documents and Ephemera relating to Peace Corps Reunions, Celebrations, Anniversaries, and Conferences, 1967-2011 
  3. Magazine Clippings, 1966-2010 
  4. Miscellaneous Documents 
  5. Newspapers, 1966-1990 
  6. Peace Corps Administrative Documents and Personal Documents  
  7. Photographs 
  8. Publications, 1961-1987 
  9. Publications, 1990-2006 
  10. Training Materials and Handwritten Notes 

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 

Jean Chu in Ecuador

Country of Service: Ecuador
Place of Service: Riobamba
Service Project Title: Income Generation in Handicrafts
Dates in Service: 1999-2000
Keywords: Business, Community Development, Education

Accession Date: March 24, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size: .5 linear feet

Document Types

  • Photographs
  • Reports
  • Publications
  • Textiles
  • Training Materials

Finding Aid

  1. Publications (Cookbook, “El Clima,” and “Hotline), 1996-2001 
  2. Textile (1 of 3) 
  3. Textile (2 of 3) 
  4. Textile (3 of 3) 
  5. Training Materials and Handwritten Notes 

Patricia (Penny) Jessop in Niger

Country of Service: Niger
Service Type: Public Health Educator, Maternal & Child Health
Dates in Service: 1970-1973
Keywords: Community Development, Education, Health, HIV/AIDS, Literacy, Youth

Accession Date: March 2, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size: 3 linear feet + 1 digital collection

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Reports
  • Publications
  • Sound
  • Training Materials

Digital Surrogates

Finding Aid

Box 1 

  1. Jessop Archive: Content Guide 
    1. This is a document created by Patricia Jessop that lists (in no particular order) the entire contents of her donation 
  2. Audio Tapes 1-6, September 9, 1970-April 24, 1971 
  3. Audio Tapes 7-12, May 28, 1971-January 7, 1972 
  4. Audio Tapes 13-14 and “Supertape” Reel-to-Reel 
  5. Correspondence (Penny to her family and friends), June 24, 1970-October 4, 1970 
  6. Correspondence Transcriptions (Penny to her family and friends), June 24, 1970-October 4, 1970 
  7. Correspondence (Penny to her family and friends), October 10, 1970-December 23, 1970 
  8. Correspondence Transcriptions (Penny to her family and friends), October 10, 1970-December 23, 1970 

Box 2 

  1. Correspondence (Penny to her family and friends), January 2, 1971-April 18, 1971 
  2. Correspondence Transcriptions (Penny to her family and friends), January 2, 1971-April 18, 1971 
  3. Correspondence (Penny to her family and friends), April 25, 1971-December 25, 1971 
  4. Correspondence Transcriptions (Penny to her family and friends), April 25, 1971-December 30, 1971 
  5. Correspondence (Penny to her family and friends), January 26, 1972-December 8, 1972 
  6. Correspondence Transcriptions (Penny to her family and friends), January 26, 1972-March 4, 1973 
  7. Correspondence (Penny to her family and friends), February 3, 1973-May 5, 1973 
  8. Correspondence (Penny to her family and friends), May 22, 1973-October 25, 1973 
  9. Correspondence (Penny to her grandmother: Charlotte A. Petersen Fischer), January 22, 1970, November 27, 1972 
  10. Correspondence (Grandmothers Kincaid + Fischer to Patricia Jessop), August 9, 1970-December 30, 1970 
  11. Correspondence (Grandmothers Kincaid + Fischer to Patricia Jessop), January 16, 1971-March 6, 1973 
  12. Correspondence (Jean Jessop to her daughter: Patricia Jessop), June 29, 1970-September 14, 1970 
  13. Correspondence (Jean Jessop to her daughter: Patricia Jessop), September 16, 1970-December 29, 1970 

Box 3 

  1. Correspondence (Jean Jessop to her daughter: Patricia Jessop), January 15, 1971-July 15, 1971 
  2. Correspondence (Jean Jessop to her daughter: Patricia Jessop), July 19, 1971-December 11, 1971  
  3. Correspondence (Jean Jessop to her daughter: Patricia Jessop), January 4, 1972-June 1, 1972 
  4. Correspondence (Jean Jessop to her daughter: Patricia Jessop), June 5, 1972-December 1, 1972 
  5. Correspondence (Jean Sutherland to her daughter: Patricia Jessop), February 3, 1973-June 16, 1973 
  6. Correspondence (Jean Sutherland to her daughter: Patricia Jessop), July 2, 1973-September 25, 1973 
  7. Correspondence (Siblings Peter, Karen, and Kathy Jessop to Patricia Jessop), July 13, 1970-October 6, 1971 
  8. Correspondence (Siblings Peter, Karen, and Kathy Jessop to Patricia Jessop), October 8, 1971-August 28, 1973 
  9. Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1970-1973 

Box 4 

  1. Publications: Directory of Peace Corps Volunteers and Staff, Publishes Short Stories and Pamphlets, Newspaper Clippings  
  2. Reports: Field Reports that Patricia Contributed to During Peace Corps Service; State Department Report 
  3. Slides, Box 1, June 1970-December 1973 
  4. Slides, Box 2, June 1970-December 1973 
  5. Slides, Box 3, June 1970-December 1973 
  6. Slides, Boxes 4 and 5, June 1970-December 1973 
  7. Training Materials + Personal and Administrative Documents

Duane Karlen in Nepal

Country of Service: Nepal
Service Type: Secondary School Teacher, Science & Math (Also: Peace Corps Training Contractor, worked full-time in the field and at Peace Corps Headquarters in Washington, D.C. during the 1970s, 80s and 90s)
Dates in Service: 1970-1972
Keywords: Community Development, Education, Information Technology, Libraries, Literacy, Youth

Accession Date: February 17, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size: .25 linear feet

Document Types

  • Reports
  • Publications
  • Training Materials

Related Items in Other Repositories

Finding Aid

  1. Publications, 1970 and 1971 (Magazines) 
  2. Report, 1982 (Management of Volunteer Training) 
  3. Training Materials, 1968-1997 (Handbooks for Volunteers and their Families)