Request Material

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization papers

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization papers
Creator: Unesco
Inclusive Dates: 1940-1950
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet 2 document boxes
Collection Number: ms2182
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

UNESCO is the acronym for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that was created in 1946 to promote international collaboration in education, science, and culture. Its permanent headquarters are in Paris, France. Encyclopedia Britannica Online (Retrieved February 23, 2009)

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, reports, drafts, articles, photographs and clippings relating to the formation and activities of UNESCO.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization papers, ms2182, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Drafts (documents)
Non-governmental organizations -- History.
Unesco -- History
Unesco -- Records and correspondence

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, Dr. Mildred Thompson, 1944
12Correspondence, Dr. Mildred Thompson, 1944-1945
13Correspondence, Dr. Mildred Thompson, 1945-1946
15Mintues: Allied Ministers of Education, 1944 November
16Photographs, Allied Ministers of Education Conference, 1944 November
Thompson, Fullbright, etc.
17Minutes, Allied Ministers of Education Ministers Plans for UNESCO Development
18Plenary Session Minutes, 1945
19Commission V Report
110London Conference "Statement of Purpose", 1945 November
111London Conference State Department Report and press releases
112London Conference UNRRA Funding Propositions
113London Conference UNESCO Constitution
114London Conference Member Rosters
115"Who's Who" Delegates and Advisors--Biographical sketches
21London Conference Background Information and Press Releases
22Printed Material, UNESCO prep. commission (in English)
23Printed Material, UNESCO prep. commission (in French)
24Printed Material, booklets
25Fullbright Bill and Government Action on UNESCO
26Speeches: Education as a Force for Peace
27Speeches: Defenses of Peace in the Minds of Men
28UNESCO Miscellany
29Articles by and about Dr. Mildred Thompson
210Writings: Hughes essay - The Manda es Controversy
211Writings - Naval armament
212Writings - Essay Four-Power Treaty
213Writings - Essays Far-Eastern Questions
214Transcribed letters of Henry Cabot Lodge
215Writings - James Howe essay