United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization papers

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Unesco. -- Pictorial works
Title: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization papers
Dates: 1940-1950
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet 2 document boxes
Coll. Number: ms2182

Biographical/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 http://www.britannicaonline.com (Retrieved February 23, 2009)

Scope and Content Note

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


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, Dr. Mildred Thompson, 1944
2Correspondence, Dr. Mildred Thompson, 1944-1945
3Correspondence, Dr. Mildred Thompson, 1945-1946
5Mintues: Allied Ministers of Education, 1944 November
6Photographs, Allied Ministers of Education Conference, 1944 November
Thompson, Fullbright, etc.
7Minutes, Allied Ministers of Education Ministers Plans for UNESCO Development
8Plenary Session Minutes, 1945
9Commission V Report
10London Conference "Statement of Purpose", 1945 November
11London Conference State Department Report and press releases
12London Conference UNRRA Funding Propositions
13London Conference UNESCO Constitution
14London Conference Member Rosters
15"Who's Who" Delegates and Advisors--Biographical sketches
21London Conference Background Information and Press Releases
2Printed Material, UNESCO prep. commission (in English)
3Printed Material, UNESCO prep. commission (in French)
4Printed Material, booklets
5Fullbright Bill and Government Action on UNESCO
6Speeches: Education as a Force for Peace
7Speeches: Defenses of Peace in the Minds of Men
8UNESCO Miscellany
9Articles by and about Dr. Mildred Thompson
10Writings: Hughes essay - The Manda es Controversy
11Writings - Naval armament
12Writings - Essay Four-Power Treaty
13Writings - Essays Far-Eastern Questions
14Transcribed letters of Henry Cabot Lodge
15Writings - James Howe essay