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   George D. Woods Papers, 1935-1982

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); George D. Woods Papers, Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078355 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Woods, George D. 1901-1982.
Title:George D. Woods Papers, 1935-1982
Physical description:ca. 565 items (5 v., 40 boxes and 26 oversize items).
Language(s):In English
Access: The following boxes are located off-site: 4-95. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. Country Economic Briefs, April l968, may not be used without written permission of the World Bank.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 4 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, speeches, articles, economic data, photographs, scrapbooks, appointment books, telephone logs, memorabilia, and printed materials dealing almost exclusively with Woods' presidency of the World Bank. The papers consist largely of volumes of speeches and articles by Woods, world economic briefs and scrapbooks of clippings and photographs. The collection includes a number of signed and inscribed photographs including Mohammad Ayub Khan, Hassan II of Morocco, Ferdinand E. and Imelda Marcos, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson and Gamal Abdul Nasser. Also in the collection are books from Woods' library, some of them inscribed; printed materials by and about Woods; and silver and other memorabilia.

Series I: Photographs

Series II: Audio Visual

Series III: Card Files

Note: All 4 Card File Boxes (#95, #96, #97, #98) are stored in 1 Record Carton, numbered Box 95

Names and addresses of people in different countries; often giving datails about their rank and position.

Series IV: Oversize Material

Subseries IV.1: Scrapbooks

Subseries IV.2: Documents

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

 The following boxes are located off-site: 4-95. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

Country Economic Briefs, April l968, may not be used without written permission of the World Bank.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); George D. Woods Papers, Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Papers Processed 01/26/83 MMB

Addition Processed 10/13/83 MMB

Addition Processed 02/29/84 MMB

Addition Processed 02/--/86 JCA

correspondence files, calendars, and phone lists. processed 05/--/86 RL

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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PhotoprintsPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
ScrapbooksPortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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BankersPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Banks and banking, International.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
International finance.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World Bank.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Investment banker who served as president of the World Bank from 1963 to 1968. Prior to which he had been chairman of the board of the First Boston Corporation, of which he was also a founder.

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