Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
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.”