Peace Corps India Training Program File, 1957-68
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Brief Description: Peace Corps India Training Program File consisting of Peace Corps and Program publications, including the program training plan (1962), Shantidoot newsletter (1962), and final report (1963); newspaper clippings (1961-66), program instruction materials and bibliographies (1962), trainee files (1962), final report and follow-up on the project; and training program contracts, housing files, personnel files, and relations with Indian Universities. In the summer of 1962, fifty Peace Corps volunteers were trained at Illinois for work in India. Training consisted primarily of instruction in languages (Hindi and Gujrati), Indian area studies, and the United States in World Affairs, and the project was coordinated by Thomas Page.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 24/2/28
Created by: Peace Corps India Training Program, Page, Thomas (1913-)
Volume: 2.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 2/23/1972; 4/27/1988
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Arrangement: by type of material and chronological thereunder
Subject Index
International Development
International Programs
Language Education
Peace Corps
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]