Series - Chairman's chronological correspondence files

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Reference code

WB IBRD/IDA CGIAR-3139S

Title

Chairman's chronological correspondence files

Date(s)

  • 1996 - 2000 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1.99 linear feet of textual records

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Scope and content

Series consists of chronological correspondence files of CGIAR Chairman Ismail Serageldin. Records provide evidence of fund-raising, communications, and public relations activities as well as activities related to CGIAR organizational and committee management. The majority of the records in this series are copies of the Chairman's outgoing mail. Letters are addressed to CGIAR member and potential member representatives (primarily ambassadors and agriculture ministers), CGIAR committees, International Agricultural Research Centers (IARC), and other agricultural research institutes and universities. Topics of correspondence include CGIAR membership, fund-raising and donations, meetings, CGIAR projects and initiatives, committee nominations and appointments, the Chairman's travel and visitation, conference attendance, speaking engagements, and IARC research, funding, and management.

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Accruals are expected.

System of arrangement

Records are arranged chronologically.

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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

  • English

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  • See Records of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research -- Central Files (WB IBRD/IDA CGIAR-4177S), for CGIAR chairman correspondence and for Chairman Division files; records related to fundraising and donors are also included.

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

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Dates of creation revision deletion

14 March 2012

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