Archief - Personal papers of Benjamin B. King

Identificatie

referentie code

WB IBRD/IDA KING

Titel

Personal papers of Benjamin B. King

Datum(s)

  • 1964-1994 (predominant 1982 - 1989) (Vervaardig)

Beschrijvingsniveau

Archief

Omvang en medium

1.25 linear feet (3 archival boxes)

Context

Naam van de archiefvormer

Biografie

Benjamin B. King joined the World Bank in 1947 as an economist. During his long career he served in various parts of the Bank: the Economics Department (1947-1949, 1950-1952, 1965-1967), Office of the President (1949-1950), Europe, Africa & Australasia Department (1952-1957), Economic Development Institute (1957-1962), South Asia and Middle East Department (1962-1965), South Asia Department (1967-1970), Special Projects Department (1970-71), Economics Program Department (1971-1972), and Development Policy Staff (1974-1978). He completed his career as the Director, Development Economics Department, 1978-1981. From 1972-1974 King was seconded from the World Bank to serve as an adviser to the Canadian International Development Agency.

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Geschiedenis van het archief

Benjamin B. King collected duplicate copies of Bank documents and other publications to form reference sets of material for his personal use.

Directe bron van verwerving of overbrenging

Donated by Benjamin B. King

Inhoud en structuur

Bereik en inhoud

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 Zambia thereafter. The materials related to Zambia include four documents prepared and distributed for the December 1986 meeting of the Consultative Group on Zambia, which had had its first meeting in June 1978. Most of the other documents related to Zambia are internal World Bank documents, with a few Bank publications and some publications from other sources. The materials are arranged in four sections: Consultative Group documents; unpublished Bank materials; Bank publications; and other publications. This is a useful body of materials for an overview of Zambian economic issues in the 1980s.

The policy and research papers cover a wide variety of subjects including structural adjustment lending and sector adjustment lending, agriculture, Japan and Ghana, and Bank history. All the policy and research papers are Bank papers except six items, which are identified by source on the item list. They are arranged by date of preparation or publication.

Waardering, vernietiging en slectie

Aanvullingen

Accruals are not expected.

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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.

Taal van het materiaal

  • Engels

Schrift van het materiaal

Taal en schrift aantekeningen

Fysieke eigenschappen en technische eisen

Toegangen

Verwante materialen

Bestaan en verblifplaats van originelen

Bestaan en verblijfplaats van kopieën

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  • See Records of the Office of the Historian -- Records of the World Bank History Project -- Interviews (WB IBRD/IDA HIST-01-10) for interviews with Benjamin B. King.

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Disclosure status

Niveau van detaillering

Verwijdering van datering archiefvorming

9/14/2005

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Trudy Huskamp Peterson

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