Fonds - Philip Quincy Wright Papers

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Philip Quincy Wright Papers


  • 1949 - 1952 (Creation)

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Philip Quincy Wright was a professor of International Law at the University of Chicago from 1931-1956.


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Copies of the documents received by UNESCO in March 1982, sent by the University of Chicago Library

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Copies of the Papers of Philip Quincy Wright.
The papers contain the following documents written probably between 1949 and 1952, for the Director General of UNESCO:

  • Memorandum on proposed reorientation of the programme of UNESCO (1950)
  • Memorandum on a practical analysis of the scope and methods of UNESCO (1950)
  • A Juridical Analysis of the Scope and Method of UNESCO
  • The role of the Social Sciences in UNESCO
  • UNESCO's programme for 1951

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  • English

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Original are kept by the University of Chicago Library

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The originals of these documents are not preserved by the UNESCO Archives. Only copies are available.

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