- 1946 - 1973 (Creation)
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References to 20 boxes of documents
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
References to the files relating to UNESCO in the William Benton Papers, sent to UNESCO by the University of Chicago Library in 1987.
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References to the files relating to UNESCO in the William Benton Papers.
Benton has been instrumental in founding UNESCO during his State Department years, and he continued to monitor its growth. He served as United States ambassador to UNESCO from 1963 to 1969.
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Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
The William Benton papers are preserved by the Joseph Regenstein Library, part of the University of Chicago Library.
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
The documents are not preserved by the UNESCO Archives but by the University of Chicago Library.
Only references to them are available at UNESCO.