Peace Corps (U.S.)
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Photograph of Peace Corps volunteers assisting with adjustments to a corn mill. The volunteers in the picture are part of a collaborative project between the Cameroon government, the United Natioans Technical Assistance Programs and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Documents concerning the Student Assembly of the Twenty-second National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. At each convention delegates from student associations meet to unite behind a common purpose and discuss matters unique to their group. The convention approves the development of a peace corps program with student associations and supporting documents outline the purpose and goals of such an association.
YWCA executive and overseas official. The Eldri Dieson Papers consist of biographical materials, correspondence, diaries, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, photographs, research notes, and scrapbooks primarily related to Dieson's work for the YWCA of the U.S.A. The bulk of the papers focus on Dieson's work for the YWCA's Foreign Division in Japan and in Chile.
Teacher and Peace Corps volunteer. The Sommer Papers consist primarily of letters to her family written during her service for the Peace Corps as a teacher in the Philippines. The letters also document her training in Hawaii and at Northern Illinois University. Included are reports to the Peace Corps, correspondence to and from others about her work, and itineraries of her travels in Asia during and after her Peace Corps duty.
Peace Corps volunteer; Art historian; Artist; Professor, African Art History. The papers include seventy letters written by Maas to her parents during her time in the Peace Corps in Bolivia, circa 1960s, which are particularly descriptive of the country, early Peace Corps life and shifting social mores among American youth during the 1960s. There are also images of Peace Corps activities and travels in South America.
- Archival Object 4
- Collection 3
- Leadership in women 4
- correspondence 4
- reports 3
- Memorandums 2
- Travelers' writings 2
- Women -- International cooperation 2
- Women in development -- International cooperation 2
- Young Women's Christian associations -- Chile 2
- Bolivia -- Description and travel 1
- CD-ROMs 1
- Cameroon 1
- Children -- Chile 1
- Chile 1
- Christian stewardship 1
- Cold War -- Social aspects -- United States 1
- Computer media 1
- Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States 1
- Disarmament 1
- Education 1
- Education -- Philippines -- 20th century 1 + ∧ less