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World Bank Group Vice President Robert Garner, accompanied by Hoar, Rist and Acheson, sail aboard the Queen Mary to visit Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, France and London.

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World Bank Group Vice President Robert Garner, accompanied by A. S. G. Hoar, Leonard Rist, and Patrick Acheson, visits Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, France and London. The trip is part of the Bank's policy to visit member countries to study their economic and financial positions and look for obstacles that would hinder reconstruction and development. Garner will return to Europe in February 1949 and again in September 1950.

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Correspondence from Vice President Garner to Drew Dudley (1070796); Vice President Robert Garner (1890993; Credit: The World Bank).
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Correspondence from Vice President Garner to Drew Dudley (1070796); Vice President Robert Garner (1890993).

Resource
Title
Itinerary for Vice President Garner's trip to Europe
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Itinerary for Vice President Garner's trip to Europe
Description

May 20, 1948
The itinerary includes dates, locations, transportation service, and hotels (1070796).

Event
63
Title
Correspondence from Vice President Garner to Drew Dudley
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Correspondence from Vice President Garner to Drew Dudley
Description

May, 25, 1948
The short thank-you note was written aboard the Queen Mary (1070796).

Event
63
Title
Press release -- Vice President Garner will visit Europe
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Press release -- Vice President Garner will visit Europe
Description

May 21, 1948
The press release annouces that Vice President Garner will leave for a 6-week visit to several European countries (1070796).

Event
63
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Vice President Robert Garner
Title
Vice President Robert Garner
Description
Undated
Robert Garner was Vice President of the World Bank from 1947 to 1956. He became President of the IFC in 1956 (1890993; Credit: The World Bank).
Event
63
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