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Union of International Associations Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-B
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Belgium-Union of International Associations


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1913-1950

Language of Material

Materials are in English and French.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

The Union of International Associations (UIA); also known by its French name, Union des Associations Internationales; a research institute and documentation center, based in Brussels, Belgium; founded in 1907, by Henri La Fontaine (Nobel Peace Prize laureate of 1913), and Paul Otlet, a founding father of what is now called information science; non-profit, apolitical, independent, and non-governmental; has been a pioneer in the research, monitoring and provision of information on international organizations, international associations and their global challenges; has consultative status with ECOSOC and associate status with UNESCO.


0.21 linear ft. (2.5 linear inches.)


Records are arranged chronologically.

General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the archives of the Union of International Associations.

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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