Paul, Arthur, 1898-1976
Arthur Paul served as an economic adviser to the Royal Government of Afghanistan from 1960 to 1965. Paul was chief of the Office of Imports for the Board of Economic Warfare, executive director of the U.S. Foreign Economic Administration, and assistant to the Secretary of Commerce. He served the Asia Foundation as an economic advisor to the Royal Government of Afghanistan from 1960-1966. During his service in Afghanistan, Paul accumulated over 400 English language monographs, 450 books, serials, and other publications in Pashto and Dari, and over 100 European titles on Afghanistan.
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Scope and Contents The Arthur Paul Papers, 1940-1974, include Paul's journals, correspondence, reports, notes, data, and other material about Afghanistan especially financial matters and economic developments in Afghanistan in the 1960s-1970s. He served the Asia Foundation as an economic advisor to the Royal Government of Afghanistan from 1960-1966. Paul kept a daily diary documenting his travels and work in Afghanistan during this time period, which have been microfilmed and the first seven of the fifty-nine...