Contents and Arrangement

1969, 1969

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Arranged alphabetically by subject or document type.

Collection History


Materials separated from this collection include duplicate reports and publications, financial records such as receipts, checks, and payroll slips, and personnel files.


These records were processed with the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Fund, and Mr. and Mrs. David E. Lilienthal.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Adriane Hanson, Christopher Shannon, Karen Okigbo, Melina Meneguin-Layerenza, Jessie Thompson, and Clelia Douyon in 2006-2007. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in July 2007.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, any copyright vested in the donor has passed to The Trustees of Princeton University and researchers do not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with use of donor-created materials within the collection. For materials in the collection not created by the donor, or where the material is not an original, the copyright is likely not held by the University. In these instances, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

There are 20 film reels located in Series 3: Khuzestan Development Project (Iran).

Credit this material:

1969; Development and Resources Corporation Records, MC014, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
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Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (rcpph): Box 541

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Related Materials

A small collection of the papers of geologist Ralph E. Grim, including materials related to his consulting work for D&R on mineral resources in Alaska and abroad, is located at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A small collection of the papers of Walton Seymour, including files on his work as an independent consultant and then vice-president of D&R, is located at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

This collection is part of a group of 28 Mudd Manuscript Library collections related to 20th century economic thought and development which were processed as part of a National Historical Publications and Records Commission funded project. Researchers wishing to access these collections should search for the subject "Economics--20th century" or related terms in the Princeton University Library Main Catalog. A collection at the Mudd Manuscript Library of particular relevance to the Development and Resources Corporation Records is the papers of David E. Lilienthal, the chairman and founder of the corporation. Mudd Library also houses the John L. Swift Papers.


The following sources were consulted during the preparation of the organizational history: David E. Lilienthal by Steven M. Neuse. The University of Texas Press: Knoxville, 1966. Development and Resources Press Release, March 1, 1979. "Lilienthal Gets a Vietnam Role." The New York Times, December 17, 1966. Materials from the Administrative series of the Development and Resources Corporation Records; Public Policy Papers, Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

Development and Resources Corporation
Sāzmān-i Āb va Barq-i Khūzistān.
Khuzestan Regional Development Program
International Basic Economy Corporation
Muʼassasah-i ʻUmrān-i Khūzistān
Clapp, Gordon R. (Gordon Rufus), 1905-1963
Lilienthal, David Eli, 1899-1981
Oliver, John, 1912-1990