Scope & content
The John Elmendorf papers include office files, subject files, and materials regarding the Latin American Studies Program at Brown University. The papers were compiled during Elmendorf's tenure as Vice President of Brown University, from 1961 to 1965. They have been organized into three series: The first series, Brown files, includes materials regarding various academic departments, student organizations, the Brown University Bicentennial in 1964, and the Peace Corps. Series II, Subject files, includes materials regarding the African-American Institute, government relations, Kansas Universities, Soviet visitors, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The final series, Latin American Studies Program, contains materials regarding the development of a Latin American Studies Program at the University.