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The Administrative Files series contains records pertaining to the business operations of Development and Resources Corporation (D). The majority of the series is composed of the files of several officers of D, including John G. Burnett, Gerald M. Levin, David E. Lilienthal, John Oliver, and Jonathan L. Swift. The officer files contain correspondence, memoranda, and reports about managing D and its projects, including negotiating the language of contracts, finances and personnel, project progress updates to the country governments, and materials documenting the perception of D in the media. Lilienthal's files are largely composed of his memoranda on the purpose of D, as well as monthly status reports on the company's finances and performance and discussions of future D leadership. The series also includes records of several D offices, predominantly in Bangkok and Saigon. The records include financial reports, information on current and potential projects in the region, reports on conditions in their country, and correspondence on the coordination of project staff, the arrival of D officers, and writing reports to the country governments. Additionally, the series includes correspondence, policy and financial records, and topical files about several countries and similar projects conducted by other organizations.
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Series 2: Project Files, 1939-1978 236 boxes

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The Project Files series is composed of records related to D's development projects, which include water management and irrigation studies, the construction of dams, the development of river basins, agricultural development, and general economic development. The projects were located throughout the world, largely in Latin America, Africa, and the United States, as well as a few projects in the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Europe. D's work in Colombia and Vietnam are best documented. The records include correspondence, proposals and reports, collected materials about the countries, contracts, data and maps, and publicity materials.
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The Administrative Files subseries documents D's management of the development projects in Iran. The majority of the files are composed of correspondence, and also include financial and personnel records, reference materials on Iran, and records pertaining to D's interaction with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and with the Khuzestan Water and Power Authority (KWPA). The subseries also includes the previous finding aid for the Khuzestan Development Program records, written by Thomas Mead of D, which contains descriptions of the content of most folders and information about D's history in Iran. Please note, however, that the records have been re-organized since this finding aid was written.
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Subseries 3C: Development Projects, 1946-1979 247 boxes

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The Development Projects subseries documents D's work on several of the projects that were part of the development of the Khuzestan region, as well as a few projects extending into the rest of the country. The projects include a plan for the growth and processing of cane sugar, the construction of the Dez Dam, the development of irrigated agriculture and agribusiness, and the Public Sector Management Project, as well as other projects involved with the development of the region's resources. The records include correspondence, data and maps, and reports.
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Series 3: Khuzestan Development Program (Iran), 1347-1980 474 boxes

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The Khuzestan Development Project (Iran) series contains the records pertaining to D's development work in the Khuzestan Region of Iran from 1956 to 1979, as well as a small number of projects that extended into the rest of the country. The records predominately document D's construction of the Dez Dam and related work with irrigation and agriculture, and also include correspondence files and other records pertaining to the management of the region's development. Please see the subseries descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual subseries.
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These records document Medina's writings about law, religion, politics and literature. This series includes introductions to others' books, book reviews, and the texts of articles, speeches and memorials authored by Medina. Information about when and where Judge Medina gave these speeches can be found in the correspondence series.
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These records document Harold Medina's work as a law professor and with the "Medina Course," an independent venture to help students study for the New York bar. Records include notes (mostly from current events in the world of jurisprudence), some financial records, correspondence, and copies of bar exams.