Philippine Republic Government Collection

Scope and Content

Philippine Republic Government Presidential Economic Staff Industrial Programmes Office Reports and Projects Department Position Papers and related papers and press cuttings, 1965-1969, collected by Ernest A Findorff, including information on industrial production and manufacturing, agricultural production and processing, and mining; correspondence, comprising 138 letters, 1969-1970, between Findorff and importers and exporters in south east Asia, largely those in the Philippines seeking markets in Europe.

Administrative / Biographical History

Ernest A Findorff was Commissioner of Commerce in Belgium and UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) consultant in the Philippines in 1969-1970.


The reports and papers were arranged alphabetically according to subject by Findorff.

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Other Finding Aids

Unpublished handlist, with alphabetical index of subjects, and database.

Conditions Governing Use

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