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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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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


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.

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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 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.
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

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