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Union of International Associations Collected Records


Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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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.

Records are arranged chronologically.

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

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