Jermain Doty Porter, 1911-1987. Prof. UC 1937-1941; 1948-1964
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 20, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents The papers consist mainly of mimeographed International Voluntary Services, Inc. newsletters which take the form of letters sent by Porter to friends and family. The newsletters describe Porter's travel accounts and impressions of teaching chemistry abroad in Laos during the Second Indochina War. The accounts describe being challenged by the language barrier and lack of infrastructure to carry out his teaching according to western standards. In addition, there is one photocopied postcard...
Dates: 1964 - 1994