Grace Bakke Peter papers. 1962-1965.

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Grace Bakke Peter papers., 1962-1965.

Grace Bakke Peter papers. 1962-1965.

Correspondence, clippings, and other papers relating to Peter's service as a nurse in the Peace Corps in Kangar, Perlis, Malaysia, with information on medical care and facilities, and comments on housing, social customs, and relations between Malaysia and Indonesia.

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