Series - Biographical files

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Biographical files


  • 1950 - 1995 (Creation)

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14 boxes

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Archival history

UNESCO archivists established a collection of biographical files about important or well known personalities working for UNESCO. Until 1995, information were added to this collection on a irregular basis. Nowadays, thanks to the possibilities of the internet to easily access information, such a collection is less important and therefore, information is added only very infrequently.

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Biographical files of staff members, experts, consultants, delegates etc. These biographical information do not claim to be complete in any way. They are more an arbitrary collection, updated on an irregular basis, which might be useful as additional information for researchers.

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Very infrequently

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