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Peace Corps, 1961: January-June

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-085-015
    Title:
    Peace Corps, 1961: January-June
    Date(s) of Materials:
    1961: 27 February-27 October, undated
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the Peace Corps. Materials include an evaluation form for prospective Peace Corps volunteers, announcements of Peace Corps projects, a statement by Director of the Peace Corps Sargent Shriver on his exploratory trip to Africa and Asia, and a memorandum regarding why the director of the Peace Corps should be confirmed by the Senate. Of note are two handwritten letters to the President from Shriver, the first concerning Peace Corps volunteers in Colombia, and the second concerning his proposed appointment as Director. Also included in this folder is a booklet titled, “Peace Corps Fact Book.”
    Extent:
    67 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    07.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Departments and Agencies. Peace Corps, 1961: January-June
    Organization(s):
    United States. Peace Corps
    Place(s):
    Colombia
    Physical Description:
    67 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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