Level of description
Extent and medium
Only some archives from Field units have been transferred to the UNESCO Archives at Headquarters (see scope and content), mostly from Field Offices which had been closed.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The Archive Group is composed of archives of UNESCO Field Offices, Institutes and Centres which have been transferred to the UNESCO Archives in the Headquarters building in Paris. It further includes a collection of information about the archival holdings which are kept by the Field units themselves (copies of inventories, lists, questionnaires, descriptions etc.).
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Further accruals and transfer of the archives of Field units are expected.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Please refer to sub-fonds and collection-level descriptions to see available finding aids for the records of Field Offices, Institutes or Centres.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
Genre access points
Description control area
Rules and/or conventions used
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Created by Julia Pohle, August 2009. Major revision, AWT, September 2016.