Nigeria, 1961-1962

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Stolper's work files from his job as head of the Economic Planning Unit for the Federal Ministry of Economic Development in Lagos. Sent there under the auspices of the Ford Foundation, one of his accomplishments was to help coordinate and write the first-ever National Development Plan for Nigeria. The files, after the diary, are arranged alphabetically. Highlights include his personal diary; drafts of an article titled "The Development of Nigeria" commissioned and published by Scientific American; detailed information and data on all aspects of the Nigerian economy; and various letters which are dispersed throughout the series.


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