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

Archives of the Skolt Sámi village of Suonjel Suenjel

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

Description of Georgian Kingdom and Geographical Atlas

The Oldest Manuscripts Preserved at the National Archives of Georgia

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

Autograph of h-Moll-Messe (Mass in B minor) by Johann Sebastian Bach

Documents representing the Reformation initiated by Martin Luther

Documents representing the beginning and the early development of the Reformation initiated by Martin Luther

Country: Germany - The collection ǀ More photos

The Golden Letter of the Burmese King Alaungphaya to King George II of Great Britain

Countries: Germany, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Myanmar - The collection ǀ More photos

The Derveni Papyrus: The oldest book of Europe

Semmelweis' discovery

1703 Census of Iceland

Saiva Manuscript in Pondicherry

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

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

Asian-African Conference Archives

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

A Collection of selected maps of Iran in the Qajar Era

Al-Masaalik Wa Al-Mamaalik

Kulliyyāt-i Saʽdi

Rothschild Miscellany

Aleppo Codex

Isaac Newton's Theological papers

The Codex Purpureus Rossanensis

Midokanpakuki: the original handwritten diary of Fujiwara no Michinaga

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

Return to Maizuru Port—Documents

Return to Maizuru Port—Documents Related to the Internment and Repatriation Experiences of Japanese (1945-1956)

Country: Japan - The collection ǀ More photos

Archives of Tōji temple contained in one-hundred boxes

Ilseongnok: Records of Daily Reflections

Nanjung Ilgi: War Diary of Admiral Yi Sun-sin

Archives of Saemaul Undong (New Community Movement)

The Archives of the KBS Special Live Broadcast "Finding Dispersed Families"

Confucian Printing Woodblocks

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

Codices from the Oaxaca Valley

Old fonds of the historical archive at Colegio de Vizcaínas

Judicial files concerning the birth of a right

Judicial files concerning the birth of a right: the effective remedy as a contribution of the Mexican writ of amparo to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) of 1948

Country: Mexico - The collection ǀ More photos

The work of Fray Bernardino de Sahagún (1499-1590)

Kanjur written with 9 precious stones

Myazedi Quadrilingual Stone Inscription

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

Utrecht Psalter

Sir Edmund Hillary Archive

Country: New Zealand - 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

Files and library of the Unity of the Brethren

The Book of Henryków

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

Autograph First World War Diary of Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, 1914-1919

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

UNRWA Photo and Film Archives of Palestinian Refugees