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George D. Woods papers, 1935-1982

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1377
Bib ID 4078355 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Woods, George D., 1901-1982
Title George D. Woods papers, 1935-1982
Physical Description 50 Linear Feet (95 document boxes; 7 flat boxes; 3 mapcase drawers)
Language(s) English .
Access

Some materials located off-site (Boxes 4-47; 52-95). You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Country Economic Briefs, April 1968: may not be used without written permission of the World Bank.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged in 11 Series

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.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Conditions Governing Access

Some materials located off-site (Boxes 4-47; 52-95). You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Country Economic Briefs, April 1968: may not be used without written permission of the World Bank.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. 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.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Processed MMB 01/26/83.

Addition Processed MMB 10/13/83.

Addition Processed MMB 02/29/84.

Addition Processed JCA 02/--/86.

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

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

2020-06-18 Link to PDF added back. kws

2020-09-17 EAD version published by ptl

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Bankers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Banks and banking, International Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
International finance Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World Bank Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

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.