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Peace Corp Volunteer Training Project-Senegal

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Peace Corp Volunteer Training Project-Senegal, 1961-1966 | Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

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Collection Overview

Title: Peace Corp Volunteer Training Project-Senegal, 1961-1966Add to your cart.

ID: RG 10/10.15

Primary Creator: Berea College

Extent: 3.5 MS boxes

Subjects: Berea College, Peace Corps (U.S.).

Languages: English

Abstract

In contract with the U.S. Peace Corps, in June and August of 1963, Berea College provided training for forty Peace Corp Volunteers to serve in Senegal while undertaking projects in rural community development, English education, and physical Education. Associate Dean Kenneth H. Thompson served as Berea's Peace Corp Project Director and Dr. James R. Bobbitt served as the Program Studies Coordinator and Assistant Project Director.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Collection consists of administrative records, correspondence, contracts, budgets, teaching and educational materials, reports, printed materials, Peace Corp print materials and other items documenting the work of Berea College in the training of Peace Corp Volunteers in 1963.

Subject/Index Terms

Berea College
Peace Corps (U.S.).

Administrative Information

Repository: Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

Access Restrictions: Records can be accessed through the Reading Room, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College.

Use Restrictions: There are no restrictions on the collection other than federal copyright regulations. Please cite all information.

Preferred Citation: [Record/Folder/Box], RG 10.15: Peace Corp Volunteer Training Project. Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Berea, KY.

Processing Information: Collection reprocessed and finding guide created in January 2019 by Lori Myers-Steele, Collections Archivist.


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Peace Corps Correspondence and Materials, 1961-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Peace Corps Correspondence and Materials, 1962-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Peace Corps Correspondence and Materials, 1964-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Contract, 1961Add to your cart.
Includes correspondence and other materials
Folder 5: Agreements, 1963Add to your cart.
Agreements made with persons providing training and other services during project
Folder 6: Budget, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Area StudiesAdd to your cart.
Materials and clippings primarily focusing on Senegal and West Africa
Folder 8: Assessment OfficerAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Physical Education, Coaching, Training Component, 1963, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Community Development and Construction Component, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Peace Corps Driving Program, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Forest Living/Camping/Conditioning Trip, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 13: French/Language Training, 1963-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Health Training, 1963Add to your cart.
Includes Peace Corps guide
Folder 15: Health Insurance, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Irrigation in SenegalAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Volunteer Banquet, 1963Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Itinerary and Schedules, 1963Add to your cart.
Includes list of Peace Corps Staff at Berea
Folder 2: Letters of Thank You, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 3: "A Report on Certain Peace Corps Volunteers Interviewed in Senegal", 1964Add to your cart.
By Kenneth Thompson; includes notes and correspondence
Folder 4: "Personal Report to Mr. Sargent Shriver on the Peace Corps in Nine Latin American Countries", 1962Add to your cart.
By Kenneth Thompson
Folder 5: Miscellaneous Clippings, Notes and CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Physical Education and Recreation Component, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Print Materials, 1963Add to your cart.
Newsletter from Senegal, other
Folder 8: Publicity, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Project Staff List, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Standards of Acceptance and Training, 1962-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Peace Corps Volunteer Trainees, 1963Add to your cart.
Includes directory with photographs and information on each trainee
Folder 12: Training Officer, 1963Add to your cart.
Information and correspondence with Peace Corps Training Officer
Folder 13: Peace Corps Project Description-Senegal, 1962-1963Add to your cart.
Published Description (brochure), Volunteer Requirement Work Sheet, memorandum, correspondence, notes
Folder 14: Information sheets on Developing World, World Studies, World Affairs and CommunismAdd to your cart.
Includes booklet: "Teaching About Communism"
Folder 15: Assessment Summaries, 1963Add to your cart.
Includes letters of trainees
Folder 16: Standards of Completion, 1963Add to your cart.
For each area of study in Berea training
Folder 17: Final Report: Berea College Peace Corps Training Project-Senegal, 1963Add to your cart.
Bound
Folder 18: Final Report: Health/Medical Training, Berea College Peace Corps Training Project-Senegal, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 19: "Syllabus: Berea College Peace Corps Training Program for Senegal", 1963Add to your cart.
Bound
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Training MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Includes: French, language, Senegal customs, Wolof grammar, medical care, agricultural economy of Senegal, Senegal Hinterland, irrigation project in Northern Senegal, ethnic clash, "the Racial Revolution" (in America), Values in American Culture
Folder 2: Training MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Includes: Cooking/Food, Gambia/Senegal relations, Soil Science, area studies, French, Dakar, grammar/language
Folder 3: Training MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Includes: Agriculture cooperative structure in Senegal, rural extension centers, American values and identity, teaching English as a foreign language
Folder 4: "Guidelines for Peace Corps Liaison Officers", 1962Add to your cart.
Booklet, Division of Colleges and Universities, Peace Corps Office of Public Affairs
Folder 5: "Peace Corps Contracting Manual", 1961Add to your cart.
Bound, with Berea College contract and information; by the Division of Contracts and Logistics
Folder 6: "Le Corps de aa Paix American au Senegal 1963-1964"Add to your cart.
Booklet
Folder 7: Information re: African American Institute Student Leaders visiting Berea during Senegal Project, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 8: "The Republic of Senegal: Peace Corps Briefing Report", April 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 9: "Peace Corps Manual of Instructions for Training Institutions", 1963Add to your cart.
Bound, Division of Volunteer Support
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "Peace Corps Training Program: A Guide to its Basic Components", 1963Add to your cart.
Booklet, Division of Training
Folder 2: "A Proposed Expansion of Senegal English Teaching Project", 1963Add to your cart.
Bound
Folder 3: "The Peace Corps Volunteer: Colleges and Universities Attended", January 1, 1964Add to your cart.
Bound, Division of Volunteer Support
Folder 4: "The Peace Corps Volunteer: A Quarterly Statistical Summary", January 1, 1964Add to your cart.
Bound, Division of Volunteer Support

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