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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Catherine Caufield papers
    Date (inclusive): 1932-1996
    Collection Number: 2002C19
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 16 manuscript boxes (6.7 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, notes, memoranda, reports, studies, and printed matter related to the World Bank and its effect on the economies of developing countries. Used as research material for the book by C. Caufield, Masters of Illusion: The World Bank and the Poverty of Nations (New York, 1996).
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Caufield, Catherine.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Catherine Caufield papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2002.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    1981 Author, The Man Who Ate Bluebottles: And Other Great British Eccentrics
    1984 Author, In the Rainforest: Report from a Strange, Beautiful, Imperiled World
    1989 Author, Multiple Exposures: Chronicles of the Radiation Age
    1996 Author, Masters of Illusion: The World Bank and the Poverty of Nations

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Catherine Caufield papers contain correspondence, notes, memoranda, reports, studies, and printed matter related to the World Bank and its effect on the economies of developing countries.
    Catherine Caufield was a British author and journalist who served as an environmental correspondent for New Scientist. The collection consists of Caufield's research files for Masters of Illusion: The World Bank and the Poverty of Nations, a book which was critical of the World Bank. In addition to printed matter, correspondence, and Caufield's notes, the collection includes internal World Bank documents, such as memoranda and reports.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World Bank.
    Developing countries.
    Economic assistance.