Series - Bretton Woods collection

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Reference code

WB IBRD/IDA STAFF-09-02

Title

Bretton Woods collection

Date(s)

  • 1942-1947, 1963 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.47 linear feet of textual records

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Scope and content

Series is comprised of Léonard B. Rist's collection of reference material on the Bretton Woods Conference and the events leading up to it. Document types include official copies of proposals, agreements and amendments relating to the Bretton Woods institutions, IBRD and IMF, as well as reports and commentary from U.S. government agencies (Treasury, Federal Reserve, State Department), research institutions, and the press (Foreign Affairs, Finance, Foreign Commerce Weekly). Also included are President Roosevelt's address to Congress recommending passage of the Bretton Woods agreements, 1963 amendment to the Bretton Woods agreement, and several unpublished papers.

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System of arrangement

Files are arranged in chronological order.

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Conditions governing access

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

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

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Related units of description

  • See Reference Collection on World Bank History (WB IBRD/IDA REF for records copied from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library dealing with the Bretton Woods conference.

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Internal World Bank Group Archives rules

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Dates of creation revision deletion

27 January 2020

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