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Records of the Africa Regional Vice Presidency

  • WB IBRD/IDA AFR
  • Fonds
  • 1946-2010

The countries included in the Africa region (AFR) have remained constant throughout its history, with the exception being the removal of northern African countries (Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco) into the Europe and Middle East Depar...

Africa Regional Vice Presidency

Records of the Agriculture and Rural Development Sector

  • WB IBRD/IDA AGR
  • Fonds
  • 1970 - 1998

The content of this fonds reflects a very small portion of the work of the Agriculture and Rural Development Sector. Subject files of the director of the Economics and Policy Division, of the forestry and fisheries specialists, and of the irrigati...

Records of the Agriculture and Rural Development Sector

Records of the Chief Financial Officer

  • WB IBRD/IDA CFO
  • Fonds
  • 1967 - 2010

The fonds includes records of the Vice President of Finance (VPF), the Senior Vice President of Finance (SVPFI/FINSV), and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), all of which were responsible for the overall management of the Finance Complex of the Ba...

Chief Financial Officer

Resource Mobilization

  • WB IBRD/IDA CFOP
  • Fonds
  • 1966 – 2010

Records of the VP Front OfficeThe fonds includes Front Office records for the following vice presidents: Teruyuki Ohuchi, Vice President of Cofinancing (VPCOF) from 1982 to 1986; Kunihiko Inakage, VPCOF/COFVP from 1986 to 1989; Koji Kashiwaya, Vic...

Resource Mobilization

Records of the Consultative Group on Food Production & Investment in Developing Countries

  • WB IBRD/IDA CGFP
  • Fonds
  • 1975 - 1978

The records of the Consultative Group are of three types: the records of the four meetings of the Group, the correspondence of the secretariat, and the files on the projects sponsored by the Group. Read together, the records of the meetings and t...

Consultative Group on Food Production and Investment in Developing Countries

Records of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)

  • WB IBRD/IDA CGIAR
  • Fonds
  • 1970 - 2000

The records in this series reflect the two principal activities of the Consultative Group: funding and evaluating the international institutes. The Group's activity is carried out through regular informal contacts, through consultation at yea...

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research

Personal Papers of William Clark

  • WB IBRD/IDA CLARK
  • Fonds
  • 1967 - 1981, 1985

William Clark's notebooks provide a unique view of the World Bank during the McNamara years. Although some of this material found its way into the memoirs, the notebooks contain colorful and candid entries that are not in print. The descripti...

Clark, William

Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards

  • WB IBRD/IDA COM
  • Fonds
  • 1982 - 1995

The fonds contains the records of two task forces: the Economic Development Institute (EDI) Task Force and the Task Force on Local Cost Financing Under Adjustment Operations. The records of the secretariat responsible for the Bank's activitie...

Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards

Personal papers of Gloria Davis

  • WB IBRD/IDA DAVIS
  • Fonds
  • 1972 - 2004

The papers relate almost exclusively to Indonesia. They include her dissertation and its background data survey sheets. The papers also include background information on all the Indonesia projects in which Davis was involved between 1978 and 1986,...

Davis, Gloria

Records of the Development Committee

  • WB IBRD/IDA DC
  • Fonds
  • 1974 - 1998

The Joint Ministerial Committee of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund on the Transfer of Real Resources to Developing countries, usually known as the Development Committee, is an advisory body only. The p...

Development Committee

Records of the Office of the Chief Economist

  • WB IBRD/IDA DEC
  • Fonds
  • 1946 - 2003 (predominant 1972 - 1993)

Records created by the Office of the Vice President (later Senior Vice President), Development Economics and Chief Economist (DECVP) comprise the bulk of the records in Fonds 14. Prior to the creation of DECVP in 1987, responsibility for directing...

Office of the Chief Economist

Personal papers of William Diamond

  • WB IBRD/IDA DIAMOND
  • Fonds
  • 1955 - 1990, 1999 - 2000

Throughout his career, Diamond kept a personal file in chronological order. Sometimes this file was primarily copies of the messages he sent, but at other times he included copies of incoming messages and copies of correspondence that had been sen...

Diamond, William

Donated materials collection

  • WB IBRD/IDA DONATED
  • Fonds
  • 1950 - 1991

A number of individuals have donated to the World Bank Group Archives small quantities of material about the history of the Bank. All of the donations in this fonds are less than four inches in size (the size of a standard archival box). For conve...

Donated Materials Collection

Records of the East Asia and Pacific Regional Vice Presidency

  • WB IBRD/IDA EAP
  • Fonds
  • 1947 - 2008

Note that the countries included in the East Asia and Pacific Region fonds fluctuated over the years; countries were moved from one Region to another and Regional Vice Presidencies were merged and separated. The only significant impact this had on...

East Asia and Pacific Regional Vice Presidency

Records of the Europe and Central Asia Regional Vice Presidency

  • WB IBRD/IDA ECA
  • Fonds
  • 1947 - 1986

This fonds has been provisionally arranged into eight series. Sub-headings are used to break up the content of this field according to provisional series. For a complete list of the provisional series, see the "System of Arrangement" fie...

Europe and Central Asia Regional Vice Presidency

Records of the Energy Development Sector

  • WB IBRD/IDA ENGY
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1970 - 2002

The fonds consists of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, notes, briefing papers, aide-memoires, back-to-office reports, agreements, background research notes, guides, issuances, published material, research papers authored by staff and c...

Energy Development Sector

Records of the Environment Sector

  • WB IBRD/IDA ENV
  • Fonds
  • 1983 - 2006

The fonds consists of records that reflect the various activities of the environment sector in the World Bank. The majority of the records in this fonds were created or received by the Environment Department's Global Environment Unit (ENVGC) ...

Environment Sector

Records of the Office of the President

  • WB IBRD/IDA EXC
  • Fonds
  • 1947 - 1995

The records of cover the entire span of administrative and substantive activities of the Bank. Particularly useful is the documentation of public relations activities by the presidents and coordination efforts with outside partners. Briefing books...

Office of the President

Records of the Office of External Relations

  • WB IBRD/IDA EXT
  • Fonds
  • 1946 - 2010

Records in this fonds relate to the functions of the external relations complex as described in the Administrative History field above. In addition, records created and received by EXT Vice Presidencies are also included. Note that, periodically, ...

External Relations Vice Presidency and reporting units

Personal papers of Irving S. Friedman

  • WB IBRD/IDA FRIEDMAN
  • Fonds
  • 21 October 1964 - 28 March 1968

This fonds contains records related to Friedman's time as Economic Adviser to the President. The majority of the records are correspondence related to Friedman's activities as Economic Adviser. Memoranda to and speeches for Bank Presiden...

Friedman, Irving S.

Records of the Global Environment Facility

  • WB IBRD/IDA GEF
  • Fonds
  • 1988 - 2007

The fonds consists of records that relate to the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Secretariat's various activities. The majority of the fonds consists of GEF project files. Project types include the Small Grants Programme, Enabling Activitie...

Global Environment Facility

Records of the Office of the Historian

  • WB IBRD/IDA HIST
  • Fonds
  • 1946 - 1999 (predominant 1989 - 1998)

Because of the broad scope of the work of the office, which was essentially the entire history of the Bank, the records are extremely varied. They include: written reminiscences, solicited or volunteered, by former Bank staff members; drafts of va...

Office of the Historian

Records of the Human Development Network

  • WB IBRD/IDA HRD
  • Fonds
  • 1993 - 2005

The fonds consists of records that reflect the various activities of HDN and its oversight of, and involvement with, sector departments within the network. Note that a small amount of records in this fonds were created prior to the creation of HDN...

Human Development Network

Records of the Industry Development Sector

  • WB IBRD/IDA IND
  • Fonds
  • 1963 - 1993 (predominant 1970 - 1993)

These files, created by the Industry Development Division of the Industry Department, include a large quantity of records of two Banks studies: the 1975 survey of Korean exporting firms and a study of the acquisition of technology capabilities of ...

Industry Development Sector

Personal papers of Benjamin B. King

  • WB IBRD/IDA KING
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1994 (predominant 1982-1989)

The papers consist of a body of materials related to Zambia and a set of general policy and issues papers. King undertook a mission to Zambia for the Bank and wrote a report on it, and he collected information about and remained interested in Zamb...

King, Benjamin B.

Records of the Latin America and Caribbean Regional Vice Presidency

  • WB IBRD/IDA LAC
  • Fonds
  • 1947-2008

This fonds consists of records created by the departments and vice presidencies that were responsible for World Bank operations in Central and South America and the Caribbean.Country operational recordsThe majority of the records of this fonds are...

Latin America and Caribbean Regional Vice Presidency

Records of the Operations (Loan) Committee

  • WB IBRD/IDA LC
  • Fonds
  • 1948 - 1997

The records of the Loan Committee consist of three distinct types of files: minutes; records of the chairman; and background information. The official Loan Committee minutes were maintained by the Bank's Central Files unit until 1987; this Ce...

Operations (Loan) Committee

Personal Papers of Louise Taraldson Woods

  • WB IBRD/IDA LWOODS
  • Fonds
  • 1956 - 1974

This fonds consists of diaries and photographs of social activities, principally during the period when George D. Woods was President of the World Bank.

Woods, Louise Taraldson

Records of General Vice Presidents and Managing Directors

  • WB IBRD/IDA MDS
  • Fonds
  • 1949, 1968 - 1974

The records of the era of the general vice presidents are fragmentary. A few records of a Middle East and North African trip by Robert L. Garner exist, as does a file on a meeting in Jogjakarta attended by Mohamed Shoaib. The files of Sir Denis Ri...

General Vice Presidents and Managing Directors

Records of the Middle East and North Africa Regional Vice Presidency

  • WB IBRD/IDA MNA
  • Fonds
  • 1949 - 1986

The Operational Correspondence files provide an overview of economic and political developments in the region and reflect the Bank's efforts to work with various organizations in the region such as the Gulf States Development Organization, th...

Middle East and North Africa Regional Vice Presidency

Personal Papers of Lester Nurick

  • WB IBRD/IDA NURICK
  • Fonds
  • 1946 - 2004

The topics to which the records relate reflect issues of personal interest to Nurick or issues which he handled on behalf of his clients. Records relate to the legal structure of the World Bank as an institution and of its lending operations. Reco...

Nurick, Lester

Records of the Office of Operations Policy

  • WB IBRD/IDA OP
  • Fonds
  • 1972 - 2008

Records of the VP and Head of Network and the departmental directors'The fonds includes memoranda, notes, letters, and emails sent and received by Hans Wyss, Director of the Central Operations Department (COD), and by those acting as Director...

Operations Policy

Records of the Office of Operations Evaluation

  • WB IBRD/IDA OPE
  • Fonds
  • 1957 - 2004 (predominant 1968 - 2004)

Fonds consists of records related to activities undertaken by the Operations Evaluation Department in support of its function as the Bank's independent operations evaluator. The majority of the records in this fonds are working files for proj...

Office of Operations Evaluation

Records of the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network

  • WB IBRD/IDA PREM
  • Fonds
  • 1994 - 2008

The fonds consists of records that relate to the activities of the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Vice Presidency (PRMVP), and its oversight of the sector departments within the PREM Network. This fonds includes incoming and outgoing co...

Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network

Joint Bank-Fund Library Collection on Presidents of the World Bank

  • WB IBRD/IDA PRES
  • Fonds
  • 1946 - 1987

Clippings, speeches, press releases, biographical information, and occasional copies of letters and memoranda by and about Bank Presidents Eugene Meyer, John J. McCloy, George D. Woods, Robert S. McNamara, A.W. Clausen, and Barber C. Conable, Jr. ...

Joint Bank-Fund Library Collection on Presidents of the World Bank

Reference Collection on World Bank History

  • WB IBRD/IDA REF
  • Fonds
  • 1938 - 1985

This fonds hold copies of records from other repositories that relate to the history of the World Bank. One group of records copied from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library deals with the Bretton Woods conference. A second group, copied from the Har...

Reference Collection on World Bank History

Personal papers of Martin M. Rosen

  • WB IBRD/IDA ROSEN
  • Fonds
  • 1950, 1962, 1968 - 1969, 1987, undated

The papers consist principally of photographs from Martin Rosen's period at the World Bank. The photographs are very largely ceremonial: Rosen at the ceremony when a country joins International Finance Corporation; Rosen at an annual meeting;...

Rosen, Martin M.

Records of the South Asia Regional Vice Presidency

  • WB IBRD/IDA SAR
  • Fonds
  • 1947 - 2008

Note that the countries included in the South Asia Region fonds and, in particular, the "Country operational records" series, fluctuated over the years; countries were moved from one Region to another and Regional Vice Presidencies were ...

South Asia Regional Vice Presidency

Personal Papers of Orvis A. Schmidt

  • WB IBRD/IDA SCHMIDT
  • Fonds
  • 1932 - 1947

The papers cover the period of Schmidt's service with the US Treasury and include his files on his dissertation. Both the Treasury and the dissertation materials include subject files; some topics overlap; all concern Brazil exclusively. The ...

Schmidt, Orvis A.

Personal Papers of Davidson Sommers

  • WB IBRD/IDA SOMMERS
  • Fonds
  • 1948 - 1987

The files consist of correspondence, speeches, articles, and photographs related to Davidson Sommers' years of employment in the World Bank's Legal Department and his subsequent service as a consultant to the Bank.Topics covered in the c...

Sommers, Davidson

Records of Individual Staff Members

  • WB IBRD/IDA STAFF
  • Fonds
  • 1946 - 1992

A number of individuals accumulated bodies of records from various offices in which they served. When these individuals retired or resigned from the Bank, these records were transferred to the Archives. Because the records cover the individual...

Individual Staff Members

Records of the Transport Development Sector

  • WB IBRD/IDA TRA
  • Fonds
  • 1952 - 1953, 1960 - 1991 (predominant 1968 - 1991)

The fonds consists of records that reflect the various activities of the transport sector in the World Bank. The fonds includes: research materials and background documentation; operational support and project-related records; seminar, conference ...

Transport Development Sector

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