Photos - Memory of the World Register

The Memory of the World Register lists documentary heritage which has been recommended by the International Advisory Committee, and endorsed by the Director-General of UNESCO, as corresponding to the selection criteria regarding world significance and outstanding universal value.

Documentary Heritage of the Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata

Collection of note manuscripts and film music of Composer Aram Khachaturian

Registry of Slaves of the British Caribbean 1817-1834

Countries: Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Dominica, Jamaica, St Kitts and United Kingdom  - The collection ǀ More photos

Silver Men: West Indian Labourers at the Panama Canal

Countries: Barbados, Jamaica, Panama, Saint Lucia, United Kingdom and United States of America - The collection ǀ More photos

The Archives of the University of Leuven (1425-1797)

Archives Insolvente Boedelskamer Antwerpen

Cathedral of La Plata Church Music Manuscript Collection

Documents regarding the Emperor D. Pedro II's journeys in Brazil and abroad

The Discovery of Insulin and its Worldwide Impact

Quebec Seminary Collection, 1623-1800 (17th-19th centuries)

Libri Prohibiti: Periodicals of Czech and Slovak Samizdat in the years 1948-1989

The National Library of Egypt's Collection of Mamluk Qur'an Manuscripts

Châtelet de Paris banner register from the reign of Francis I (National Archives, Y9)

Manuscript Collection of Shota Rustaveli's Poem "Knight in the Panther's Skin"

Countries: Georgia and United Kingdom - The collection ǀ More photos

Construction and Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Two-Plus-Four-Treaty of 1990

Lorsch Pharmacopoeia (The Bamberg State Library, Msc.Med.1)

Nebra Sky Disc

Semmelweis' discovery

1703 Census of Iceland

Country: Iceland - The collection ǀ More photos

Babad Diponegoro or Autobiographical Chronicle of Prince Diponegoro (1785-1855)

A Javanese nobleman, Indonesian national hero and pan-Islamist
Country: Indonesia and the Netherlands - The collection ǀ More photos

Al-Tafhim li Awa'il Sana'at al-Tanjim

A Collection of selected maps of Iran in the Qajar Era

Rothschild Miscellany

Midokanpakuki: the original handwritten diary of Fujiwara no Michinaga

Materials Related to the Keicho-era Mission to Europe, Japan and Spain

Ilseongnok: Records of Daily Reflections

Nanjung Ilgi: War Diary of Admiral Yi Sun-sin

Archives of Saemaul Undong (New Community Movement)

Correspondence of the late Sultan of Kedah (1882-1943)

Codices from the Oaxaca Valley

Old fonds of the historical archive at Colegio de Vizcaínas

Kanjur written with 9 precious stones

Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei, draft manuscript page and Das Kapital.

Erster Band, Karl Marx's personal annotated copy
Countries: The Netherlands and Germany - The collection ǀ More photos

Travelling Registry of the Conquistadors or "Becerro Book"

The Confederation of Warsaw of 28th of January 1573: Religious tolerance guaranteed

Journal of the first voyage of Vasco da Gama to India, 1497-1499

The Laurentian Chronicle 1377

Llibre del Sindicat Remença (1448)

Astrid Lindgren Archives

Ingmar Bergman Archives

The Montreux Jazz Festival: Claude Nob's Legacy

The King Ram Khamhaeng Inscription

The works of Ibn Sina in the Süleymaniye Manuscript Library

Magna Carta, issued in 1215

Country: United Kingdom - The collection ǀ More photos

Historic Ethnographic Recordings (1898 – 1951) at the British Library

Arthur Bernard Deacon (1903-27) collection MS 90-98

Countries: Vanuatu and United Kingdom - The collection ǀ More photos

Colombeia: Generalissimo Francisco de Miranda’s Archives

Collection of Latin American photographs of the 19th Century

Country: Venezuela - The collection ǀ More photos

Woodblocks of Nguyen Dynasty