- 1953 - 1958 (Creation)
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About 100 paper copies and 10 microfiches
Name of creator
Luther Evans was born in Texas in 1902. Specialist in political science and international relations, he organized and directed the Historical Records Survey for the Works Project Administration, before joining the famous Library of Congress. He served as adviser to the United States delegation from the second to the seventh sessions of the General Conference. He occupied a seat on the Executive Board with effect from 1949, before being appointed Director-General in 1953. He died in 1981.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Copies of diary of Luther Evans sent to UNESCO by Luther Evans in September 1981,
Microcopies of his papers sent by the Columbia University in 1992.
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Scope and content
Diary from 1 - 15 February 1957 of Luther Evans and microcopies of part of his personal papers.
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Paper copies and copies on microfiches
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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The originals of these documents are not preserved by the UNESCO Archives. Only copies are available.