Series - Country files

India Country Files - Presidents Papers - A W Clausen - Correspondence - Volume 2 Country Files - Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)  - Correspondence - Volume 1 Country Files: Argentina - Correspondence 03 Country Files - Asian Development Bank - Correspondence - Volume 1 Country Files: China - Correspondence 01 Country Files: China - Correspondence 02 Country Files: China - Correspondence 03 Country Files: China - Correspondence 04 Country Files: China - Correspondence 05 Country Files: China - Correspondence 06 (Taiwan issues)

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Country files


  • 1981 - 1986 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

8.80 linear feet of textual records; 5 photographs

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Scope and content

The Country files series contains the records of President Clausen's meetings with heads of states and organizations, representatives of member countries, government officials, Executive Directors, and Annual Meeting delegates. No files on the United States are included; these records are found primarily in the alphabetical files.

The files contain correspondence, memos, briefings, reports, opening remarks for the meetings, Country Program Papers, Annual Meeting country briefs, memoranda of the meetingswith the country delegates, press interviews, and background material. The records reflect the World Bank's issues with, concerns for, and activities in the country, region, or organization. The files on Algeria and Panama include photographs.

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System of arrangement

Records are arranged alphabetically by the name of the country or organization.

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

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

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  • Records of the Office of the President -- Records of President A.W. Clausen -- Itinerary files (WB IBRD/IDA EXC-09-3958S); Records of the Office of the President -- Records of President A.W. Clausen -- Alphabetical [subject] files (WB IBRD/IDA EXC-09-3957S).

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

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Dates of creation revision deletion

22 June 2003




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