Cultural institutions in the rest of the world

Council of Europe
The Library and Archives Division of the Council of Europe is the focus for information services within the 44-nation Organization. The collection includes:

  • Administrative files
  • Thematic files (1948-1980)
  • Referenced documents (1949 - present)
  • Publications (1949 - present)
  • Publications on the Council of Europe (1949 - present)
  • Audiovisual archive (1948 - present)
  • Poster collection (1950 - present) 
  • Website archive (2009 - present)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Its archives hold a wide range of documentary materials from UNHCR offices around the world. The UNHCR Archives provide first-hand information about the major refugee operations UNHCR has undertaken, the development of organizational policies and practices, and the evolution of refugee law, among others.

The World Health Organization
Its archive is subdivided into:

  • Archives of the Office International d'Hygiène Publique (OIHP): 1907-1946
  • Archives of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) : 1943-1946
  • Archives of the League of Nations, Health Section Files : 1933-1946
  • Archives of the Smallpox Eradication Programme: 1948-1986
  • Archives of the Parasitology Collection: 1911-2003
  • Centralized files: 1946 - present
  • Photographic Archives: 1951-1994
  • Archives on the Construction of the Headquarters building: 1950 - present
  • WHO Media and Films Archives: 1953-1989
  • "Project Files" Archives: 1945-1986