UNESCO Archives AtoM catalogue

Archive Group AG 14 - Publications, documents and records on UNESCO

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Reference code

FR PUNES AG 14

Title

Publications, documents and records on UNESCO

Date(s)

  • 1946- (Creation)

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Archive Group

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Repository

Archival history

Since the beginning, the UNESCO Archives not only preserved the records which had been produced by the Organization, but also tried to collect as much information as possible about the Organization, its activities and its history. In the first 40 years of its existence, lists of publications and articles on UNESCO have been established and copies of them have been stored in the Archives. Some private fonds were also collected to complement the official records. Later the growing dimension of information, research work and publications about the organization made it impossible to follow, receive and preserve all of these works in the Archives. Yet, some material about UNESCO, especially historical research, is available via the Archives.

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Scope and content

The Archive Group contains publications, articles, films, research, documents and records about UNESCO, its purpose and its activities. It also contains a number of small private fonds of former staff members, consultants, and delegates.

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Further accruals expected.

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Without restrictions

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Finding aids


  • List of references to documents and records concerning UNESCO and its activities preserved in other repositories in UNESCO Archives Finding Aids (ARC.91/WS/2), 1991, pp 18-19


  • Lists of ongoing and accomplished research about UNESCO and its activities


  • List of articles, documents and brochures on UNESCO (filed alphabetically by name of author, available in the reading room)

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Existence and location of originals

Publications might also or only be preserved in the UNESCO Library

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created by Julia Pohle, October 2009. Revised by AWT 20 March 2012.

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