Subfonds - Ernest Stern files

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Ernest Stern files


  • 1972 - 1986 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

11.60 linear feet of textual records

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Ernest Stern joined the World Bank in January 1972. He served as Senior Adviser in the Office of the Economic Adviser to the President (January - October 1972); Senior Advisor, Development Policy, in the Office of the Vice President for Development Policy (1972-1974); Director, Development Policy (1974-1975); Vice President, South Asia Region (1975-1978), Vice President, Operations (1978-1980); Vice President and Senior Vice President, Operations (1978-1987); Senior Vice President, Finance (1987-1991); and Managing Director (1991-1995). He retired in 1995.

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Scope and content

The records consist of four series: chronological files, Interim Committee files, Group of Twenty-Four files, and Development Committee files.

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Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Records are arranged in four series:

  • Chronological files

  • Interim Committee file

  • Group of Twenty-Four files

  • Development Committee files

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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.

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Finding aids

Physical file unit list for Development Committee files is available.

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  • See Records of the Secretary (WB IBRD/IDA SEC).

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

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Dates of creation revision deletion

8 September 2004




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