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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Related Collection(s)

  • Title: Boutros Boutros-Ghali papers
    Date (inclusive): 1867-2001
    Collection Number: 96065
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English, Arabic, French, and someAmharic
    Physical Description: 279 manuscript boxes, 9 videocassette boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 oversize folder (115 linear feet)
    Abstract: Speeches and writings, memoirs, correspondence, clippings, and printed matter, relating to international law, Egyptian foreign relations, international relations in the Middle East and throughout the world, and activities of the United Nations. Includes some papers of Charles Hill as special adviser to the secretary-general of the United Nations. Also includes photocopies of Boutros-Ghali family papers relating to the history of the Coptic Church.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Boutros-Ghali, Boutros, 1922-

    Access

    Boxes 62-238 closed.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Boutros Boutros-Ghali papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1996.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/. Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    November 14, 1922 Born, Cairo, Egypt
    1946 Bachelor of Laws, Cairo University
    1949 Ph.D. in international law, University of Paris
    1949-1977 Professor of international law and international relations, Cairo University
    1960-1975 Editor, Al-Ahram al-Iqtisadi
    1963-1964 Director of the Centre of Research of The Hague Academy of International Law
    1965 President of the Egyptian Society of International Law
    1967-1968 Visiting professor, Faculty of Law, University of Paris
    1971-1979 Member of the Committee on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations of the International Labour Organization
    1975 President, Centre of Political and Strategic Studies (Al-Ahram)
    1977-1991 Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Egypt
    1978 September Helps negotiate Camp David accords between Egypt and Israel
    1979 Camp David accords signed
      Member of the Institute affari internazionali (Rome)
    1979-1991 Member of the International Law Commission
    May 1991 Appointed Deputy Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs, Egypt
    1992-1996 Sixth secretary general of the United Nations
    1997 Author, Egypt's Road to Jerusalem: A Diplomat's Story of Struggle for Peace in the Middle East
    1999 Author, Unvanquished: A U.S.-U.N. Saga
    Source: United Nations. Biography of Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali. http://www.un.org/Overview/SG/sg6bio.html

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Speeches and writings, memoirs, correspondence, clippings, and printed matter, relating to international law, Egyptian foreign relations, international relations in the Middle East and throughout the world, and activities of the United Nations. Includes some papers of Charles Hill as special adviser to the secretary-general of the United Nations. Also includes photocopies of Boutros-Ghali family papers relating to the history of the Coptic Church.

    Related Collection(s)

    Charles Hill papers, Hoover Institution Archives

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Boutros-Ghali family.
    Coptic Church.
    Hill, Charles, 1936-
    United Nations.
    Egypt--Foreign relations--1952-
    International law.
    Middle East.
    Statesmen--Egypt.
    World politics.