UNESCO Archives AtoM Catalogue

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Archive Group AG 15 - Archives and Documentation of International Organizations

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Archives and Documentation of International Organizations


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Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

By special agreement, UNESCO has accepted the transfer of some archives of international organizations. In some cases, these organizations no longer exist. However, in other cases, the organizations continue to exist and have their own archives since the date of transfer.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The Archive Group has three fonds:

  • Archives of the Intergovernmental Bureau for Informatics (IBI)
  • Archives of the International Council for Philosophy and Humanistic Studies (ICPHS / CIPSH)
  • Part of the archives of the African Training and Research Centre in Administration for Development (CAFRAD), from the years 1961 to 1973, 2 boxes

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


Further accruals possible according to special agreements between UNESCO and the organization concerned.

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Access within the normal access rules

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Finding aids

  • Intergovernmental Bureau for Informatics (IBI), Rome: inventory of archives, 1961-1988

Allied materials area

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Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

UNESCO Archives also has some information on archival holdings of International Non-Governmental Organizations with which it has formal relations:

  • International Social Sciences Council 1984 Inventory
  • International Social Sciences Council 2012 Inventory

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




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