Where can I find proceedings of the San Francisco Conference?
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The United Nations Conference on International Organizations (UNCIO) is also known as the San Francisco Conference, as it was held in San Francisco from 25 April to 26 June 1945.

The documents from the Conference are available:

  • In electronic format from the UN Digital Library and in HeinOnline under the United Nations Law Collection -- Documents of the United Nations Conference on International Organization (UN Headquarters users only). 
  • In hard copy at the Dag Hammarskjöld Library and many other libraries -

Documents of the United Nations Conference on International Organizations, compiled by United Nations Staff 
Call Number: LSA 341.13 U51
ISBN: 9781575884158
Publication Date: 1955

This is the complete documentary "legislative history" of the San Francisco Conference. The collection of documents was originally made available as follows: volumes 1-15 were published by the United Nations Organization in cooperation with the Library of Congress. A sixteenth volume was added in 1946 which indexes the first fifteen volumes. The collection was completed with volumes 17 through 22, the bilingual, supplemental volumes & indexes published in 1954 by the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Volumes 16, 21 & 22 are indexes.

Note: the print copy is for reference use only and can not be checked-out from the Library.

Further information on the records of the San Francisco Conference (e.g. correspondence) is available in the United Nations Archives. The United Nations Photo Library holds the photographs.



Disclaimer: answers are prepared by library staff using resources available at the time of writing. This site may include links and references to third-party databases, websites, books and articles, this does not imply endorsement by the United Nations.


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