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Papers of Maurice L. Albertson

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Identifier: WMLA
Abstract Maurice Albertson (1918-2009) was a hydraulic engineering expert who helped Colorado State University (CSU) gain international recognition in a variety of research fields, including water resources management. Best known for his central role in establishing the Peace Corps, Albertson was a CSU professor and administrator instrumental in expanding the university's water resources research program. The collection includes teaching materials; publications; records of professional and consulting...
Dates: 1891-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2000

Papers of Pauline Birky-Kreutzer

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Identifier: UBIR
Abstract

Pauline Birky-Kreutzer, a research associate with the Colorado State University Research Foundation, was part of the staff that conducted a Congressional feasibility study on a youth corps training program, which became the foundation for the U.S. Peace Corps in 1961. The collection primarily documents the establishment of the Peace Corps and the role played by CSU. Material types include newspaper clipping, reports, and photographs.

Dates: 1959-2004; Majority of material found within 1960-1968

Peace Corps Collection

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Identifier: UPCC
Abstract 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....
Dates: 1959-2011; Majority of material found within 1981-1986