Hudson’s Bay Company Archives – UNESCO Designation

On June 21 2007, Manitoba announced that Hudson’s Bay Company Archives’ records spanning the first 250 years of Hudson’s Bay Company history, 1670-1920, were added to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) Memory of the World Register. UNESCO started the Memory of the World programme in order to protect and promote the world’s documentary heritage.

To learn more about UNESCO’s Memory of the World programme, visit the UNESCO website and see the listing for the Hudson's Bay Company Archival Records.

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