United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization papers

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization papers
Dates: circa 1940-1950
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet (2 document boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of correspondence, reports, drafts, articles, photographs and clippings relating to the formation and activities of UNESCO.
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)


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

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

General Notes

UNESCO papers, circa 1940-1950

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization papers, circa 1940-1950. MS 2182. 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: Alllied Ministers of Education, 1944 November
6Photographs, Alllied Ministers of Education Conference, 1944 November
Thompson, Fullbright, etc.
7Minutes, Alllied Ministers of Education Ministers Plans for UNESCO Development
8Plenary Session Minutes, 1945
9Commission V Report
10London Conference "Statement of Purpose", November 1945
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 & 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