- 1950 - 1987 (Creation)
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0.94 linear feet of photographs and textual records
Name of creator
Martin M. Rosen was born in 1919 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1940 and received a master's degree in economics from the University of Minnesota in 1941.
Following service in the U.S. military during World War II, Rosen joined the World Bank (Bank) in 1946. He served as Assistant to the Director of the Economic Staff; Assistant Director of the Department of Operations - Europe, Africa and Australasia; Assistant Director of the Department of Technical Operations;and Director of the Department of Operations - Far East. In 1961, he became the Executive Vice President of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a position he held until he resigned from the World Bank Group in 1969.
After leaving the Bank Group, Rosen became president of the First Washington Securities Corporation, an investment banking company.
Rosen died in 1984.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated to the World Bank by Judith J. Rosen, the widow of Martin M. Rosen, on January 12, 2005.
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This fonds consists principally of photographic prints. Photographs and textual records (e.g., newspaper clippings and postcards) in this collection document various events that Martin Rosen attended during his tenure at the World Bank and IFC. Examples of those events are the signing of the IFC-FEMSA (Fabrica Espanola Magnetos, S.A.) Agreement in 1962 and Rosen?s visit to Pakistan (West and East) and Korea in 1969.
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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.
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Internal World Bank Group Archives rules based on ISAD(G).
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Dates of creation revision deletion
14 October 2022