The United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document in the history of human rights, on December 10, 1948. To help celebrate this peruse selected items from the collection related to human rights and this declaration. The display located above our DVDs shelf in the main reading room includes several titles with a home location in the Louis B. Sohn Library on International Relations. Learn more about that special collection from a past blog post.
Among the items on display is the Travaux Preparatoires, a set of three volumes providing the documents which recoded negotiations, drafting, and discussions generated during the process of creating this international agreement. Another item on display is A WorldMade New: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Check out these and other items from the library today!