Correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, bulletins, and printed matter, relating to political, social and economic conditions
in Africa; mining and mineral resources in Africa; American and international business investment in Africa; American foreign
policy and developmental assistance in Africa; and environmental issues in Africa.
Winifred Armstrong, an American economist, had a longstanding interest in Africa. She was a staff member on the United States
Foreign Relations Committee's Subcommittee on Africa, chaired by Senator John F. Kennedy, from 1959 to 1960. Subsequently
she was employed from 1966 to 1975 as international economist by AMAX, Inc., an international mining corporation with headquarters
in New York. There her work focused on AMAX operations in Africa. She is co-author with Theodore Geiger of
The Development of African Private Enterprise (New York: National Planning Association, 1964).
52 manuscript boxes, 1 sound recording reel
(21.6 linear feet)