Series - Trip diaries

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Trip diaries


  • 1956 - 1974 (Creation)

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0.20 linear feet of textual records

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Electrostatic copies of typewritten accounts by Louise Woods of official and personal trips. The files on some of the official trips can be found in the records of George D. Woods. The descriptions are exclusively of social events, such as dinners, receptions, shopping trips, and sightseeing. Some descriptions illuminate the personalities of persons who accompanied the Woods on the trips or were met by them.

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Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Records are arranged chronological by trip dates: 1956 USSR, 1964 Greece, 1964 Japan via Italy-India-Hong Kong, 1964 Ghana, 1965 Brazil and Argentina, 1965 Nigeria and Ivory Coast, 1966 East Africa, 1969 Philippines, etc. [Italy, Iran, Indonesia, Japan], 1974 Bulgaria and Hungary.

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Conditions governing access

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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  • English

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  • See Records of the Office of the President -- Records of President George D. Woods -- Travel files (WB IBRD/IDA EXC-03-4529S)).

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

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Dates of creation revision deletion

15 March 2003




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