Afghanistan Peace Corps project material, 1959-1969, undated
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Consists of memorandums, correspondence, handwritten notes, welding and forging information, vocabulary lists, hydrology course outline, descriptions of Colorado gaging stations, and Afghanistan training program information.Colorado State University became involved with the early development of the Peace Corps through the work of Maurice L. Albertson and the successful 1960 proposal on behalf of CSURF (Colorado State University Research Foundation) to the ICA (International Cooperation Agency) to investigate the possibility of establishing a "youth corps" that would become the Peace Corps. Colorado State University soon began training Peace Corps volunteers for work in Pakistan and other parts of the world. Albertson remained interested in the Peace Corps, and in 1986 he organized a seminar focusing on the future ...