Register of the Catherine Caufield papers, 1932-1996

Finding aid prepared by Beth Goder
Hoover Institution Archives
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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.

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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

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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.

Box/Folder 1 : 1-3

Africa, 1985-1994

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Agriculture, 1994

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Alternatives, 1991-1996

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Appraisal and design, 1991-1995

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Asia, 1992-1994

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Asian tigers, 1979-1994

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Bangladesh, 1992-1993

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Bangladesh (cont'd.) 1992-1993

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Board, 1989-1996

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Brazil, 1989-1995

Box/Folder 2 : 4

[Brazil and Guatamala], 1985-1993

Box/Folder 2 : 5

Bureaucracy and management, 1987-1995

Box/Folder 2 : 6

Capital flight, 1983-1995

Box/Folder 2 : 7

Columbia, 1972-1992

Box/Folder 3 : 1

Columbia, (cont'd.) 1972-1992

Box/Folder 3 : 2

Consultants, 1977-1994

Box/Folder 3 : 3

[Conable] and environment, 1992-1995

Box/Folder 3 : 4

Corruption and oversight, 1992-1995

Box/Folder 3 : 5

Cost-benefit and environmental accouting, 1991-1994

Box/Folder 3 : 6

Dams, 1989-1996

Box/Folder 3 : 7

Debt (1990s), 1992-1995

Box/Folder 4 : 1-3

Debt crisis, 1974-1994

Box/Folder 4 : 4

Development Theory, 1945-1990

Box/Folder 4 : 5

Disbursement and procurement, 1991-1996

Box/Folder 4 : 6

[Eastern Europe], 1993, undated

Box/Folder 4 : 7

Education, 1994-1995

Box/Folder 5 : 1

[Electric] projects, 1958-1971

Box/Folder 5 : 2

Energy, 1993-1994

Box/Folder 5 : 3

Environment, 1990-1996, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 4-5

Evaluation, 1976-1994

Box/Folder 5 : 6-7

False appraisals, 1988-1993

Box/Folder 6 : 1

Fiftieth anniversary, 1992-1995

Box/Folder 6 : 2

Financial conditions and credit worthiness, 1962-1971, undated

Box/Folder 6 : 3

Forestry, 1991, undated

Box/Folder 6 : 4-5

Foreign bonds, 1932, 1988

Box/Folder 6 : 6-7

Free trade, 1986-1995

Box/Folder 7 : 1

Fundraising, 1988-1995

Box/Folder 7 : 2

Global Environment Facility (GEF), 1991-1995

Box/Folder 7 : 3-4

Governance, 1991-1995

Box/Folder 7 : 5-6

Green Revolution and [nutrition], 1983-1993

Box/Folder 8 : 1

Gross National Product and indices, 1991-1995

Box/Folder 8 : 2

Guinea forestry, 1993

Box/Folder 8 : 3

Health and nutrition, 1990-1995

Box/Folder 8 : 4

Indebtedness of [borrowers], quality of Bank's loan portfolio, 1987-1995

Box/Folder 8 : 5

India, structural adjustment loans, 1985-1995

Box/Folder 8 : 6

Indigenous, 1986-1993

Box/Folder 8 : 7-8

Irrigation, 1984-1993

Box/Folder 8 : 9

Karjan, 1987-1994

Box/Folder 9 : 1

Latin America, 1990-1994

Box/Folder 9 : 2

Lending statistics, 1949-1993

Box/Folder 9 : 3

[McN] projects, 1978-1994

Box/Folder 9 : 4-6

Mexico, 1987-1996

Box/Folder 9 : 7

Missions and consultants, 1986-1993

Box/Folder 9 : 8

Narmada, 1992-1996

Box/Folder 10 : 1-2

Narmada (cont'd.), 1992-1996

Box/Folder 10 : 3

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and public participation, 1987-1994

Box/Folder 10 : 4

Political influence, 1981-1994

Box/Folder 10 : 5-6

Ponzi, pressure to lend, 1982-1996

Box/Folder 11 : 1-2

Population, 1981-1995

Box/Folder 11 : 3

Preston, Lewis, 1991-1996

Box/Folder 11 : 4

Private enterprise, 1989-1996

 

Projects

Box/Folder 11 : 5

1980s projects, 1985-1994

Box/Folder 11 : 6

Good projects, alternatives, 1991-1996

Box/Folder 11 : 7

Recent projects, 1993-1995

Box/Folder 12 : 1

Public relations, 1993-1995

Box/Folder 12 : 2

Resettlement, 1988-1994

Box/Folder 12 : 3

Revolving door, undue influence, 1991-1993, undated

Box/Folder 12 : 4

Secrecy, 1993-1996

Box/Folder 12 : 5-7

Singrauli, 1979-1994

Box/Folder 13 : 1

Slums, Dharavi, 1987-1994

Box/Folder 13 : 2

Social, 1992-1995

Box/Folder 13 : 3

Staff, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 4-5

State enterprises, 1981-1995

Box/Folder 13 : 6

Structural adjustment loans, prehistory, 1971-1995

Box/Folder 13 : 7

Technocrats, 1950-1962, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 8

Trends, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 9

Turkey, 1994

Box/Folder 14 : 1

Upper Indravati, 1992-1993

Box/Folder 14 : 2-3

Urban, 1985-1993

Box/Folder 14 : 4

Wapenhans, 1992-1994

Box/Folder 14 : 5

Water supply, 1985-1994

Box/Folder 14 : 6

Women, 1993-1995

Box/Folder 14 : 7

Women and adjustment, 1991, undated

Box/Folder 14 : 8

Woods, George, 1968-1994

 

World Bank

Box/Folder 15 : 1-6

Annual reports and loans, 1949-1994

Scope and Contents note

Includes reports detailing loan amounts
Box/Folder 16 : 1

Annual reports and loans (cont'd.), 1949-1994

Box/Folder 16 : 2

Research, 1991-1995

Box/Folder 16 : 3

Soundness, 1989-1996

Box/Folder 16 : 4-5

Special legal status (bossy bank), 1979-1995

Box/Folder 16 : 6

Volta Dam, 1961-1990

Box/Folder 16 : 7

Yacyretá, 1991-1995

Box/Folder 16 : 8

Yanhee, 1957-1995