Collins, Shirley A.
Shirley A. Collins was a Peace Corps volunteer assigned to Afghanistan in 1967-1969. Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. Earl F. Collins of Tucson, Arizona.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Collection — Box: MISC-13, Folder: APAC-0003
Content Description The letters of Shirley A. Collins to her parents and other family members in the United States detail her life and activities while a Peace Corps volunteer in Afghanistan. The forty-four letters begin with her travel to the U.S. embassy in Kabul in October 1967 and end with her impending departure from Afghanistan in June 1969. Collins was a teacher in Jalalabad in the province of Nangarhar during her time in Afghanistan. Her letters to her family in the U.S. include accounts of her daily life,...