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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 5 Volumes (5 volumes 40 boxes 26 oversize items)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/49_WO-WY_09.pdf
Access

Some materials are shelved on stack 14, in map case drawers, and in stack 13 vault.

This collection is located off-site. 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

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

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 are shelved on stack 14, in map case drawers, and in stack 13 vault.

This collection is located off-site. 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

Subject Headings

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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.

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Series : Photographs



Flat Box 276 Annual meetings of World Bank, [v.p.], 1963-1967


Flat Box 276 Visit to Yugoslavia, May 1967



Mapcase 14-M-1 Portraits (George D. Woods, Bachrach, Gittings, et al.)


Mapcase 14-M-1 World Bank Board of Governors, September 1964


Mapcase 14-M-1 World Bank Executive Directors (2), January 1963



Mapcase 14-M-2 World Bank Executive Directors (2), January 1965


Mapcase 14-M-2 World Bank Board of Governors, September 1966

Series : Audio Visual



Flat Box 278 Two (2) motion picture films, Japan & Egypt, 1957 & 1958

Series : 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.



Box 95 Abu Dhabi - Great Britain (P)


Box 95 Great Britain (Q) - Jamaica


Box 95 Japan - Sweden


Box 95 Switzerland - Zambia

Series : Oversize Material


Subseries IV.1: Scrapbooks



Flat Box 275 Scrapbooks - Philippines



Flat Box 274 Scrapbooks #1 & #2, [v.p.], 1962-1968



Flat Box 277 Scrapbooks #3 & #4, [v.p.], 1962-1968



Flat Box 276 Scrapbook - Trip to Africa, 1966



Flat Box 279 Scrapbook - Life of George D. Woods


Flat Box 279 Scrapbook - Condolence letters re. death of George D. Woods


Subseries IV.2: Documents



Mapcase 14-M-2 Appointment as Colonel, U.S. Army, 1947


Mapcase 14-M-2 First Boston Corporation Resolution honoring George D. Woods, 1962


Mapcase 14-M-2 World Bank Advertisement, 1965


Mapcase 14-M-2 World Bank Appreciation, April 1968


Mapcase 14-M-2 Order of Merit, Mauritania, 1969


Mapcase 14-M-2 Order of Merit, Italy, 1971


Mapcase 14-M-2 Bowdoin Honorary degree, 1964


Mapcase 14-M-2 Notre Dame Honorary degree, 1964


Mapcase 14-M-2 Harvard Honorary degree, 1965



Mapcase 14-M-3 Columbia Ubiversity Honorary degree, 1966


Mapcase 14-M-3 Kenyon College Honorary degree, 1968


Mapcase 14-M-3 Academic hoods