Series - Background material for George D. Woods biography

Identity area

Reference code

WB IBRD/IDA WOODS-01

Title

Background material for George D. Woods biography

Date(s)

  • 1935 - 1986 (Creation)

Level of description

Series

Extent and medium

1.20 linear feet of textual records; 60 photographs

Context area

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The background material in this series includes such varied items as a photograph of the Woods on their honeymoon; Louise Woods' card as a volunteer nurses aide in the U.S. Citizens Defense Corps of the City of New York, 1949; Louise Woods' voter registration card for the City of New York 1957; a copy of Life magazine of June 12, 1958, with George Woods on the cover; formal photographic portraits of George D. and Louise Woods, alone and together; copies of photographs from various sources, most with annotations by Oliver; copies of the Columbia University Oral History Research Offices interviews with Louise Woods and Edward Townsend; and two books, As I Went Along, by Alan Pope, President of First Boston Corporation, given to associates at Christmas 1947 and 75 Years of Banking, distributed by the Mellon National Bank in 1944. The bulk of the series is the George D. Woods clippings files, both from his unsuccessful nomination in September 1961 to head the Agency for International Development and his October1962 appointment to the World Bank.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Records are arranged in seven parts:


  • George D. Woods background information


  • Louise Woods background information


  • Clippings AID


  • Clippings January 1962


  • Clippings IBRD


  • Photographs annotated by Oliver


  • Portrait photographs of George D. and Louise Woods

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Records are subject to the World Bank Policy on Access to Information.

Conditions governing reproduction

Records are subject to the Copyright Policy of the World Bank Group.

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Internal World Bank Group Archives rules based on ISAD(G).

Disclosure status

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

11 August 2003

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places